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Local facilities screen individuals for Ebola

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

October 22, 2014

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Johnson County residents can rest assured that several local facilities have taken precautionary steps to screen individuals for potential exposure to Ebola. Ambulances and several blood-donation centers have added to their...

One-man shop sells realist artwork

GRACE PATERAS

October 22, 2014

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Each week The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at an Iowa City business. Before artist Tam Bodkin Bryk gets to work, the oil painter listens to lectures and books on tape to get her mind focused. She heads down to her ...

Local organization protests tuition raises

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 22, 2014

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Dozens of University of Iowa students, faculty, and state legislators deployed across the front of the Pentacrest Wednesday waving signs, chanting and delivering speeches condemning UI a comment by President Sally Mason and a...

New dorm is closer to fruition

DI STAFF

October 22, 2014

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The site of an old water plant could become a new dorm. At the regents meeting Wednesday, the Property and Facilities Committee decided to recommend that the UI demolish Iowa City’s former water plant. UI officials plan to...

New pharmacy building takes next step

DI STAFF

October 22, 2014

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The UI’s planned new pharmacy-building project is moving forward. The regents’ Property and Facilities Committee decided on Wednesday to recommend proposals for the building to the regents. The projected budget for the...

Public health institute goes forward

DI STAFF

October 22, 2014

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The regents’ Education and Student Affairs Committee chose to recommend the creation of a Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy in the College of Public Health. The institute would “promote development,...

New Master’s program on the horizon

DI STAFF

October 22, 2014

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In the face of declining graduate-student enrollment, the University of Iowa has proposed a new master’s program. UI officials presented plans to the state Board of Regents’ Education and Student Affairs Committee regarding...

Coming through in the clutch

JACOB SHEYKO

October 22, 2014

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Mark Weisman won’t ever have the prettiest stat line. And that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who has followed the 6-foot, 240-pound fullback-turned-running back’s career at Iowa. His game isn’t flashy. When Iowa...

Diving into success

IAN MURPHY

October 22, 2014

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For the Iowa men’s diving team, diving is just as much mental as it is physical, and that attitude has been apparent through the Hawkeyes’ first two meets. In Iowa’s first meet at home, junior Addison Bos...

Hawkeyes seek versatility

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 22, 2014

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A lot of Big Ten field-hockey teams would probably kill to have Iowa’s problems. With two of the conferences’ premier scoring threats in Steph Norlander and Natalie Cafone suiting up every game for the Black and...

Hawkeye harriers step up

MARIO WILLIAMS

October 22, 2014

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Something was different about Iowa’s last meet. At the Pre-National Invitational on Oct. 18, Ben Anderson led the way for the Hawkeyes, not Kevin Lewis. Lewis, of course, is Iowa’s best runner. Lewis didn’t...

Volleyball can’t solve No. 5 Wisconsin

DI STAFF

October 22, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team traveled to Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday night and dropped the match to the No. 5 Badgers in straight sets. Coming off their first conference win in an upset over No. 24 Northwestern on Oct. 18, the...