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  1. U of Iowa art museum being renamed for $10M benefactorsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Washington Times

    The Iowa Board of Regents has agreed to rename the University of Iowa art museum for a Muscatine couple donating $10 million for construction of a new museum. The Des Moines Register reports that the regents were told Wednesday during their telephonic meeting that Richard and Mary Jo Stanley committed the money last month.

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  2. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Washington Times

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 of her 32 points in the first half, and No. 3 Notre Dame remained undefeated with an 83-63 victory over No.

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  3. Nebraska, Iowa students raise awareness of veteran suicideRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Washington Times

    Student veterans from Nebraska and Iowa have joined together in a nine-day march to raise awareness of veteran suicide ahead of a football game between the two universities. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Iowa organized the 347-mile march from Iowa City, Iowa to Lincoln, Nebraska.

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  4. No. 6 Irish women rout Mount St. Mary's 121-65Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Jessica Shepard had her first double-double at Notre Dame as the No. 6 Irish opened their season with a 121-65 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday.

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  5. Ex-Iowa college student charged in high-tech cheating schemeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    A former University of Iowa wrestler has been arrested on federal computer-hacking charges in a high-tech cheating scheme in which he allegedly obtained advanced copies of tests and changed grades for himself and classmates. Trevor Graves , 22, carried out the scheme by secretly installing devices known as keyloggers in computers in university classrooms and labs that allowed him to record what his professors typed, including their credentials to log into university grading and email systems, according to the FBI .

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  6. Ex-Iowa college student charged in high-tech cheating schemeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    A former University of Iowa wrestler has been arrested on computer-hacking charges in a high-tech cheating scheme in which he allegedly obtained advanced copies of tests and changed grades for himself and classmates. Trevor Graves , 22, carried out the scheme by secretly installing devices known as keyloggers in computers in university classrooms and labs that allowed him to record what his professors typed, including their credentials to log into university grading and email systems, according to the FBI .

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  7. Illinois hoping to ride running attack to win vs RutgersRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Even in a 45-16 blowout loss to Iowa last weekend, Illinois rushed for 200 yards at Kinnick Stadium - the second-highest total the Hawkeyes have allowed this season. It was only the second time Illinois has rushed for over 100 yards this season, and it was the first time reaching 200 yards since last year's 24-7 victory over Rutgers - the opponent this Saturday.

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  8. Open government group honors AP reporter, media executiveRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Iowa Freedom of Information Council on Thursday night will present its annual Friend of the First Amendment award to AP reporter Ryan J. Foley and Michael Gartner , who has held numerous leadership roles at newspapers and broadcasters and now is principal owner of the Iowa Cubs baseball team. Foley is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was editor of The Daily Iowan.

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  9. City in Iowa gets new cyclocross courseRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    John Stonebarger , involved with Iowa City 's Goosetown Racing Club, said the Coralville Creekside Cross will provide a Johnson County venue for Goosetown's cyclocross race in November. He also hopes it gives local cyclists the chance to practice close to home before the start of the 2017 Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup and Jingle Cross races in September.

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  10. University of Iowa athletics to give university $2 millionRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Iowa City Press -Citizen reports the announcement comes over a year after university President Bruce Harreld asked the department to find ways to use its revenue to further the institution's core academic goals. The funds are less than 2 percent of the athletic department's nearly $120 million budget and will be spent on recreational services, diversity programming and student life.

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  11. Home opener vs. Notre Dame highlights Lady Toppers' scheduleRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    Western Kentucky will host powerhouse Notre Dame in a challenging season-opening stretch that could feature four consecutive games against Power Five schools. The Lady Toppers' Nov. 14 home opener against the Fighting Irish will mark their third consecutive year hosting a ranked school.

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  12. University of Iowa opens newest, biggest residence hallRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    The University of Iowa has opened its newest and biggest residence hall to meet its student housing needs for the next few years. The 12-floor, 1,049-bed residence hall is named after world renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, a university graduate who was one of the nation's first students to earn a Masters of Fine Arts degree.

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  13. Iowa universities see drop in international enrollmentRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Officials from Iowa's three public universities say international student enrollment has fallen this year, which some believe is due to immigration concerns raised during the presidential election. The Iowa City Press -Citizen reports that Iowa State University, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa are expecting a dip of a few hundred students spread among them.

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  14. Iowa city art incubator hopes to support local artistsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    Getting retail space for a small-business owner in Iowa City 's bustling downtown is tough. Getting an arts studio or a spot dedicated to showcasing art may be even tougher.

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  15. Iowa college students help boy without most of arm ride bikeRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    University of Iowa biomedical engineering students have helped an 8-year-old boy who was born without most of his right arm to ride a bike. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that Jonny Cole was having difficulty learning to ride because neither he nor his father, Douglas Cole, could figure out how to keep him balanced long enough to move a bike forward.

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  16. Clarksville students build memory boxes for sick childrenRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | Washington Times

    Clarksville High School industrial technology students are helping to preserve memories of sick and terminally ill patients at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. The school's two product development classes are traveling to the Iowa City hospital Tuesday to deliver 13 "memory boxes" students designed and built, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported.

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  17. 165-year-old Walt Whitman novel discoveredRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Washington Times

    It was searching for the name " Jack Engle " in mid-19th-century newspapers that put Zachary Turpin on to the "warm lead" that turned into a "white hot" discovery: A forgotten 165-year-old novel written by Walt Whitman . Turpin , a Ph.D. student at the University of Houston, already made history last year when he discovered hitherto unknown musings on "Manly Health and Training" written by the author of "Song of Myself," "I Sing the Body Electric" and "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd."

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