The Daily Iowan

Presidential search set to launch

CARLY MATTHEW

March 11, 2015

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The search for the next University of Iowa president will soon be in full swing. Jean Robillard, the UI vice president for Medical Affairs and head of the Presidential Search Committee, announced at the state Board of Regen...

Sweet Livin’ for everyone

BILL COONEY

March 11, 2015

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Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at one Iowa City business. Sweet Livin’ Antiques, Arts, & Records is located in a plain red brick building. Upon entering, one realizes the outs...

Special café opens its arms

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 11, 2015

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Every Wednesday morning, Agape Café opens for just an hour and half in Old Brick. The donor-funded initiative, 26 E. Market St., is in its 22nd year, and it provides restaurant-style service to those who are homeless or in-...

Student Legal Services reaches out to int’l students

LI DAI

March 11, 2015

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A new program from University of Iowa Student Legal Services is trying to aid international students in understanding their rights while living in Iowa. Because international students are often unfamiliar with U.S. laws, the...

UI officials offering early retirement

GRACE PATERAS

March 11, 2015

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Retirement is coming early for at least 43 University of Iowa employees, and there could be hundreds more. The UI is offering an early retirement program, and more than 1,400 employees are eligible to apply. Thus far, 362 —...

Regents reorganize TIER efforts

CARLY MATTHEW

March 11, 2015

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The state Board of Regents has split up its task force designed to save the regent universities tens of thousands of dollars. “The need to transform the university is well understood now and is well underway, and this...

Hawks morph into a different team

DANNY PAYNE

March 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

When the Iowa men’s basketball team takes the court this afternoon at the United Center in Chicago, 364 days will have elapsed since the Hawkeyes lost, 67-62, to Northwestern in the first round of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament....

Hawks take care of business in home-opener

CHARLIE GREEN

March 11, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team took on AIB in its home-opener on Wednesday, winning 7-1 on a newly turfed Banks Field. After a scoreless opening inning, the Hawkeyes struck first in the bottom of the second. A triple down the first-base...

Hawkeyes dressed to the nines

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 11, 2015

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A quick peek at the box score from Iowa’s victory over AIB on Wednesday afternoon tells the tale of a unique victory for the Hawkeyes. Taking advantage of the first solid stretch of spring weather this year, Heller and...

Softball Notebook: Iowa goes on the road for 12 games in 10 days

JORDAN HANSEN

March 11, 2015

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The softball Hawkeyes are about to get a grand tour of the state of Oklahoma as they get set for 12 games in 11 days. While it’s not the most glorious road trip for Iowa this season (they Hawks have been to California once...

Iowa Kevin Lewis set for NCAA’s indoor championships

MARIO WILLIAMS

March 11, 2015

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Prior to the indoor track and field season, senior Kevin Lewis noted that he wanted to break records, receive hardware, and go to the NCAA indoor meet. The Ottumwa, Iowa, native has achieved all those goals but one — receiving...

Iowa sends three divers to NCAA championships

ROD ENGBLOM

March 11, 2015

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Day 3 of the NCAA Zone Diving ended with the 10-meter platform event; the women competed in the morning, the men in the afternoon. Iowa sophomore Calli Head finished seventh, scoring 279.80 in the preliminary round and 279.5...