The Daily Iowan

New hospital rolls along

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

March 10, 2015

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The interior design for the new UI Children’s Hospital, according to officials, was crafted in a way to create a better healing environment, but specifically one element sticks out — natural light. Natural light will be used...

Student regent’s term to end April 30

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 10, 2015

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Hannah Walsh’s office features corkboards devoted to all of Iowa’s public universities and special schools, each decorated with relevant memorabilia. University of Iowa senior Walsh has been a member of the state Board of Regent...

Senate advances school start date bill

REBECCA MORIN

March 10, 2015

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One side of the school starting-date debate is moving forward. The Iowa Senate on Tuesday afternoon passed Senate File 227, which would allow school districts to determine the school starting dates. The bill that gained a fair...

Lecturer discusses future of food

BILL COONEY

March 10, 2015

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The food revolution is coming, and it will not be televised, said Vandana Shiva, an environmental activist and anti-globalization author from India. Shiva spoke Tuesday as part of the University of Iowa’s “Food for...

Retention rates rise

KENDREW PANYANOUVONG

March 10, 2015

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First-year retention rates have increased at the University of Iowa, continuing the recent trend of students staying. The state Board of Regents released the fall 2014 student retention and graduation report last week. While the i...

Presidential committee discusses equity

CINDY GARCIA

March 10, 2015

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On Tuesday, the University of Iowa Presidential Committee on Athletics discussed the accusations and concerns expressed about the UI Athletics Department. Controversy ensued when then-Hawkeye field-hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum...

Iowa City man accused of stealing iPhone

DI STAFF

March 10, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of stealing an iPhone. Jamaal Brooks, 18, was charged with first-degree theft on Jan. 19. According to online court documents, Brooks and three other people were identified as being...

UISG starts new initiative

DI STAFF

March 10, 2015

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At Tuesday’s University of Iowa Student Government meeting, the #teamtuitionfreeze! campaign was launched. For the campaign, the UISG governmental-relations section will tweeting senators and representatives up until the...

U.S. News and World Report releases rankings

DI STAFF

March 10, 2015

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According to the recently released “2016 Best Graduate School” report by U.S News & World Report, the University of Iowa Speech-Language Pathology program is the best in the country, a spot it has held for the ...

The case for Kelly and Moore

CODY GOODWIN

March 10, 2015

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At the end of the Big Ten Tournament last weekend, eight Iowa wrestlers secured automatic qualifying spots for the NCAA championships, set for March 19-21. The two who did not — Michael Kelly (157) and Nick Moore (165) — went...

Hawk centers grow together

DANNY PAYNE

March 10, 2015

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Anytime two players play the same position on the same team and have similar productivity, there’s going to be a controversy over who should start and who should come off the bench. Exhibit A: Adam Woodbury and Gabe Olaseni “I...

AIB’s players set for Iowa

IAN MURPHY

March 10, 2015

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When the news broke that the athletics programs would be shut down when AIB College of Business gifted itself to the University of Iowa, many athletes left their teams. The baseball team was no exception — 15 of the team’s...