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Vernon dismisses barriers

JORDYN REILAND

February 2, 2015

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Monica Vernon made a decision to become involved with government at a fairly young age, running for student council in high school and participating in numerous student activities during her time at the University of Iowa. Follo...

Graduation the ‘holy grail’ for Simeon Smith

CODY GOODWIN

February 2, 2015

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The good news came eight days before Christmas — “December 17,” Kari Smith says with a smile, because these are the kinds of things mothers always remember. That day, an early holiday gift if there ever was one,...

University mulls new program

BENJAMIN TOWAR

February 2, 2015

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A new graduate degree reflecting the local and national demand for business analytics may be coming soon to the University of Iowa. On Wednesday, the state Board of Regents’ Education Committee will decide whether to back...

1105 Project a success one year later

BEN MARKS

February 2, 2015

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The 1105 Project opened one year ago, and since then, the partnership has been very successful at increasing user frequency, saving the organizations’ time and, most importantly, money, its directors say. “The minute...

International students see religious recruitment

LI DAI

February 2, 2015

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University of Iowa international students may find a stack of invitations from local Christians and other religious groups when they arrive on campus each semester. After coming to the university, many international students...

Regents select presidential search committee chair

DI STAFF

February 2, 2015

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The state Board of Regents has named the head of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee. Jean Robillard, the UI vice president for Medical Affairs, will lead the effort to find a new president to succeed UI President...

Officials charge Iowa City man with armed robbery

DI STAFF

February 2, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of robbery. Joshua Gillette, 36, was charged with first-degree robbery on Feb. 1. According to online court documents, Gillette robbed a man at knifepoint outside of the man’s car...

The Box Score: Shooting and the remainder of Big Ten play

DANNY PAYNE

February 2, 2015

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With only 10 games remaining before the Big Ten Tournament, the Iowa men’s basketball team has work to do, particularly defensively. The schedule isn’t going to get any easier, and things are beginning to hold more and more...

Men’s gymnastics seeks to keep rolling

CHARLIE GREEN

February 2, 2015

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The Iowa men’s gymnastics team knows it got a big win over Ohio State on Sunday. It also knows that in the race for the Big Ten’s top three, it’s still on the outside looking in. “Preseason polls...

Women’s tennis gets taste of rule changes

JOSH HICKS

February 2, 2015

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After a number of experimental rule-changes were toyed around with in the spring of 2014 and no-ad scoring was implemented in the fall of that year, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association has finalized its rules for the spring...

Young softball team on learning curve

CHARLIE GREEN

February 2, 2015

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Coming off a disastrous 16-30-1 season, a young and inexperienced Iowa softball team has its work cut out for it. But rather than treat the team’s seven newcomers as such, head coach Maria Looper handles them no differently...

Hoerr and Glover spark GymHawks

ALEXANDRIA GRIFFIN

February 2, 2015

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This past weekend, the Iowa women’s gymnastics team was able to finally earn a win at home against Maryland.   Senior Sydney Hoerr and junior Alie Glover shone with impressive scores that allowed the Hawkeyes to take...