The Daily Iowan

The University of Iowa Venture School expands its program across the state

KAITLIN DEWULF

October 12, 2014

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More Iowans will soon have access to a prestigious University of Iowa business-training program. The program will expand in those cities by March 2015. The Venture School is a six-week training program designed to accelerate the s...

UI to possibly open cultural center in China

BEN MARKS

October 12, 2014

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A 30-year relationship between Hebei Province in China and the University of Iowa might soon be taken to the next level. The UI International Programs, in partnership with the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures...

Locals question effectiveness of Hong Kong protests

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

October 12, 2014

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Protesters have been occupying the streets of Hong Kong since September, joined by a common cause: democracy. The protesters, many of them students, want universal suffrage rights. In other words, they want to be able to vote...

UI professor shows clickers are effective

AARON WALKER

October 12, 2014

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Students shouldn’t sweat the dreaded clicker question in lectures. A new University of Iowa study shows using clickers in class helps students both pay attention and attend the class. The study was undertaken by William...

Iowa offense sparkles against Hoosiers

DANNY PAYNE

October 12, 2014

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Jim Foster, the founder of the Arena Football League, was born in Iowa City and graduated from the University of Iowa. If he had been in the stands for the Hawkeyes’ Homecoming game against Indiana on Oct. 11, he would have...

Commentary: Appreciating Mark Weisman

CODY GOODWIN

October 12, 2014

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The former fullback with a bruising running style and military mindset will not win the Heisman Trophy, despite the catchy campaign slogan that involves his name. He will not contend for the Doak Walker Award, an honor reserved...

Post-game Notebook: Gaul sees action in Iowa’s win over Indiana

CODY GOODWIN

October 12, 2014

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Tommy Gaul stood inside the media room after Iowa’s 45-29 win over Indiana on Oct. 11 surrounded by reporters and cameras. Though he is a fifth-year senior, being interviewed after a game was a new experience for him. One...

Hawkeyes down Miami, 3-1

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 12, 2014

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Pretty it was not, but thankfully for the Iowa field hockey team, the NCAA doesn’t give style points. After dropping two-straight Big Ten games at home, the Black and Gold finally managed to stop the bleeding and piece...

Controversy in the pool

IAN MURPHY

October 12, 2014

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Touchpads fail in swimming, and when they do, it comes down to the backup button linked to the computer. When that button doesn’t get pushed, it creates problems. That’s exactly what happened at the Hawkeye swimming...

Iowa volleyball drops weekend matches in Michigan

KYLE MANN

October 12, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team boarded the bus to Michigan over the weekend and dropped two matches to Michigan and Michigan State. Both defeats came in straight sets. After starting the season 8-2, this weekend makes seven consecutive...

Golf finishes tied for seventh

DI STAFF

October 12, 2014

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The Iowa men’s golf team finished tied for seventh among 12 teams at the Rod Myers Invitational in Durham, North Carolina. After round one on Oct. 11, tournament officials postponed play until Sunday after extensive lightning...

Hagan continues to move on

DI STAFF

October 12, 2014

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Matt Hagan is moving on to the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Tournament. The senior men’s tennis player bested Oklahoma State’s Nicolai Ferrigano (6-3, 6-4) on Sunday. Hagan beat No....