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More UI students in ‘crisis’

The Crisis Center has seen a sharp increase in the number of UI students using its services.


Report: Increase in disrespectful behavior at UI

Seventeen percent of the calls to the UI Office of the Ombudsperson this year regarded disrespectful behavior. This is a large increase from 12 percent last year and 8 percent in 2006.


Campus Wi-Fi to expand

The installation of Wi-Fi in Van Allen Hall and Becker Communication Studies Building will be coming soon in addition to the Pentacrest and Hubbard Park.


UI mulls green options for arts

Geothermal energy and a biomass boiler present environmentally friendly options at two proposed sites.


UI centers receive $50,000 grant to aid immigrant workers

The UI Labor and Human Rights centers will use money to combat discrimination against immigrants across the state.


Big disparity between tenured and non-tenured positions on campus

Some UI faculty are concerned about the number of tenured positions available.


Game of catch floods part of Mayflower

The game ended in the building’s evacuation as ankle-deep water partially flooded two floors.


Public suggestions save UI money

UI officials say ideas submitted to a public forum website will help combat a $34 million cut.


Researcher hits UI on admissions

Tom Mortenson argues that the UI plays gatekeeper by deciding who gets higher education.


Environmental designation receives mixed reviews

With the popularity of LEED certification growing, some officials think there are better solutions.


Spotlight Iowa City: Lectures filled with munchies

“Food in America” started as an honors seminar for 20 students but has grown into a lecture for 75 — and Professor Rabinovitz still brings in food to complement the lessons.


UI student stole credit, ID, police say

A UI student faces three charges after allegedly using a stolen credit card and university ID to buy a computer and other items at the Old Capitol Town Centre, according to UI police.


Officials reach agreement on flu vaccines

UI officials confirmed an agreement was reached with two unions who asked them to halt a mandatory flu vaccination program.


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