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UI Asks Regents to Approve Proposed Name for New Residence Hall

UI Asks Regents to Approve Proposed Name for New Residence Hall Lang 4-16-14 University of Iowa officials are seeking the Board of Regents' approval on a proposed new name for the school's first new residence hall in more than 40 years.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Caroline Orman combines poetry and drawings

As a child, Loveland poet and artist Caroline Orman did a drawing of a cat, and her mother commented that it looked like the cat that swallowed the canary.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Romeo, CO, Loveland, CO, Carleton College

TechEBlog

Top 5 Coolest Futuristic Technologies That Already Exist

Further developing existing technology, NHK promises to bring true holographic television images that do not require glasses to nearly all homes in Japan by 2022.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Sag Harbor Online

Mural Gets a Makeover

You might think that we already know all there is to know about Jackson Pollock's life and work, but you'd be wrong.

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Related Topix: Mexico, NY

Fortune

Why Brooklyn Law cut its tuition

When Brooklyn Law School announced earlier this month that it would cut tuition by 15%, it sounded less like a briefing and more like a battle cry.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Roger Williams University, La Verne, CA, University of La Verne, Standardized Testing, Education

PhysOrg Weblog

Dengue study to focus on asymptomatic carriers

A NASA satellite image shows the metropolitan area of Iquitos, Peru, nestled in the Amazon Basin, on the banks of the Amazon River and surrounded by smaller rivers, lakes and lagoons.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UC Davis, North Carolina State University

Mother Jones

Millennials Shunned Hillary in 2008. Her Shadow Campaign Won't Let It Happen Again.

When Hillary Clinton narrowly lost the Democratic nomination in 2008, there was one key voting bloc that derailed her presidential bid: college students and young adults, who threw their support behind Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Iowa, Iowa State University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Baby Research: Raising Money For Healthy Start

Having a baby born early can mean a long journey for the little ones and their families.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA

EurekAlert!

Efficient analysis of small quantity of cells improves chances to understand disease

In his lab, Chang Lu of the chemical engineering department at Virginia Tech and his students develop small devices with micrometer features for examining molecular events inside cells.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

Iowa City Press-Citizen

A hopping good time

A first-time collaborative Easter egg hunt between Iowa City Moms Blog and Tri Delta sorority was hugely successful Sunday.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, North Liberty, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI sport business program booming

R achel Warford knew she wanted a career in sports, but not as an athlete. She played high school basketball and soccer in Des Moines and liked the atmosphere of athletics, the energy and the teamwork.

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Hispanicmpr.com

Strategic Communications Director

The University of Iowa, Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as Strategic Communications Director.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KCRG

Walk for Wishes Marches on Despite Rain

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Despite a steady rain and cloudy skies, dozens of people gathered in Iowa City on Sunday, to walk, and hopefully, fulfill the wishes of kids suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

IC Residents Make Suggestions at Community Summit on Sexual Assault

IC Residents Make Suggestions at Community Summit on Sexual Assault Hughes 4-13-14 Several community members voiced their ideas on how to stop sexual assaults during a community summit Saturday at the Iowa City Public Library.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA

Law.com

Arizona's Early Bar Exam Sitting Attracts 38 Hopefuls

With three young children at home and his legal education costs mounting, Adam West, a third-year student at Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, wasn't looking forward to five unpaid months while he studied for the bar examination and awaited admission to practice after graduation.

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Related Topix: US News, Arizona State University, University of Dayton, Drake University, Marquette University

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Measles cases continue to increase

University of Iowa sophomore Anna Hermsen receives a mumps, measles and rubella vaccination shot from nurse Jan Bush at the school's Student Health Service in 2006.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, California, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Renowned chocolate makers return home

When New York chocolate-makers Michael and Rick Mast -- pioneers in what has been dubbed the bean-to-bar movement -- embarked on a national book tour last fall, one date in particular stood out on the calendar.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Iowa City, IA, Shambaugh, IA, Luther College

The Motley Fool

3 Colleges That Have Super-High Job Placement Rates

There are several factors that influence how quickly you will procure a job in your chosen field after you graduate from college, not the least of which is the course of study you choose, and how well you apply yourself during your college career.

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Related Topix: Regis College, Weston, MA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Max Ullom, 83

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Iowa City.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Iowa, Heart Failure, Health, Nashua, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI expels student for sex assault

A University of Iowa student has been expelled and permanently separated from the university after his alleged sexual assault of another UI student on Jan. 15, according to a document obtained by the Press-Citizen.

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