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UI drops in Trojan sex ed rankings

Previously ranked among the top five universities, the University of Iowa now ranks No. 11 in the list of universities on Trojan’s Sexual Health Report Card. The study is sponsored by the makers of Trojan Brand Condoms, and ranks universities based on availability to condoms and contraceptives, HIV and STI testing, as well as lecture/outreach […]

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Third UI tuition freeze proposed

Tuition may not go up after all for University of Iowa students. At Thursday’s state Board of Regents meeting in Iowa City, several regents voiced support for a third undergraduate resident tuition freeze. A proposal forwarded by the Board earlier this month called for an increase on in-state tuition of 1.74 percent to $6,794. Lumped with a […]

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New Museum of Art location determined

A new permanent home for the University of Iowa Museum of Art has come closer to fruition. UI officials will work with H+H Development Group LLC and M.A. Mortenson Company on development for the new building to house the museum, which will be located across from the future School of Music. The site is currently […]

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UI’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer to retire

      Doug True, the University of Iowa’s senior vice president and treasurer, will be retiring from the UI early next year. In the time necessary for searching for someone to take his positions, Rod Lehnertz, currently the director of planning, design, and construction, and Terry Johnson, currently the associate vice president and university […]

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Ira Glass charms sold-out Englert crowd

The NPR star’s show “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host” melded dance and broadcasting for Hancher audiences. By Emma McClatchey emma-mcclatchey@uiowa.edu It is rare to hear Ira Glass, one of the most distinctive voices on public radio, utter a phrase as pointed as “Maryland can go to f***ing hell”—even if it is in support […]

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New information: UI, area police respond to reported shooting outside Iowa Memorial Union

By Quentin Misiag quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu No one was injured after an individual shot at a silver Honda Accord sedan outside of the University of Iowa’s Iowa Memorial Union early Saturday morning, police said. At approximately 1:32 a.m., an individual shot at the vehicle outside the building located at the intersection of Market and Madison streets in […]

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High school student charged with carrying weapon on school grounds

          Officials have accused an Iowa City West juvenile high school student with being in possession of a handgun on school property on Oct. 10. Police responded on Oct. 10 to 2901 Melrose Ave. after receiving a call about a weapons offense at 3:27 p.m. at West High School. The student fled […]

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State board of Regents may increase tuition

A third consecutive tuition freeze may not be on the horizon. The Iowa State Board of Regents released its 2015-16 school year tuition and fees proposal, which calls for a 1.74 percent increase on resident tuition at the University of Iowa. In-state tuition has been frozen twice at the same price since 2012-13. Past freezes […]

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Update: Gun discovered at West High

According to the Police Activity log, Police responded on Oct. 10 to 2901 Melrose Ave. after receiving a call about a weapons offense at 3:27 p.m. West High School is located at that address. A student was discovered carrying a handgun on the premises of West High, according to an Iowa City police complaint. The […]

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Week in Review: News you may have missed

Each Monday, The Daily Iowan will provide a recap of the prior week’s local news in brief. Here are five local and state news topics from this past week that you may have missed or want to read again:   Sioux Falls trio this week’s Kid Captains Some days, when Noah Mulder gets done eating lunch, he […]

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