The Daily Iowan

UIHC prepared for Ebola

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 28, 2014

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Officials at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics aren’t concerned about the Ebola virus entering Iowa. But it hasn’t stopped them from preparing for the worst-case scenario. UIHC doctors met with the media Tues...

Iowa City cancels winter farmer’s market

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 28, 2014

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Because the Iowa City’s Winter Farmers’ Market will be discontinued, some vendors say they are unhappy losing income from the market. “I don’t understand how losing this source of income to the city from t...

Carberry seeks to unseat incumbent

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 28, 2014

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Mike Carberry was thrust into the world of environmentalism after working on Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign. Since then, Carberry, a candidate for Johnson County Board of Supervisors, has served in leadership roles...

City hosts streetscape progress meeting

CORY PORTER

October 28, 2014

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Iowa City officials are still looking for feedback on a streetscape project. “It is important for the city to upgrade its underground utilities and look for ways to enhance the public spaces,” said Geoff Fruin, the...

Potential tax attempts to replace lost funds

AARON WALKER

October 28, 2014

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In order to maintain the many public services Iowa City provides to its residents, the proposed local-option sales tax would generate money that would be made from property taxes. The local-option sales tax referendum, a 1-cent...

UI Confucius Institute starts new Chinese Survival Class

DANIEL VALENTIN

October 28, 2014

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The University of Iowa has seen a growing need from students and people in the community to learn basic Chinese, prompting the creation of the Survival Chinese community language class. The Survival Chinese class is an eight-week...

First International Parent Award given out

AARON WALKER

October 28, 2014

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After years of awarding domestic parents, the University of Iowa is recognizing the efforts of parents abroad. Qian Chu and Shaoying Chu, the parents of Yiwen Chu, a sophomore art major from Jiaxing, China, are the first recipients...

Faculty members deliberate sexual misconduct and the Council for Teaching

RACHEL GREEN

October 28, 2014

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With a continued increase of sexual misconducts reported, University of Iowa faculty members hope to aid students. Vice President for Student Life Tom Rocklin spoke to the Faculty Senate on Tuesday about how to help victims of...

School district continues safety renovations

DI STAFF

October 28, 2014

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At the Iowa City School Board meeting Tuesday, officials discussed the development of safety precautions in district schools. The 2013-14 Safety and Security Enhancement Plan allows schools to receive upgrades to their security...

UI ranked in Best Global Universities

DI STAFF

October 28, 2014

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The University of Iowa ranks in the top 100 in three subject areas, according to U.S. News & World Report. The UI was ranked 57 in psychiatry/psychology, 77 in microbiology, and 91 in clinical medicine. In addition, the univ...

Notebook: Spearman to sit two games

CODY GOODWIN

October 28, 2014

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Quinton Alston didn’t talk much about fellow starting linebacker Reggie Spearman on Tuesday. He glossed over the subject with broad phrases and packaged lines. It was a nearly perfect example of the “keep-moving-forw...

Iowa players react to Willies leaving

CODY GOODWIN

October 28, 2014

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Iowa’s Carl Davis was scrolling through his Instagram feed Monday night when he came across a picture posted by teammate Derrick Willies. It was a photo of Willies making his first-career touchdown reception against Ball...