14 programs won’t get new grad money

The UI’s graduate programs that were marked as needing more evaluation in a recent report won’t receive fellowship funding to recruit new students for the upcoming academic year, Graduate College Dean John Keller said Thursday.

UI business students learn the value of giving

Students of the UI Tippie College of Business raise fictional funds for foundations; faculty donate hard cash.

IC church aids Pakistani girls

UI instructor Jane Cranston went to Pasrur, Pakistan, to visit a girls’ boarding school sponsored by her church, the First Presbyterian Church in Iowa City. She plans to discuss — and show video and photos of — her trip at 12:30 p.m. today in the Lindquist Center.

Rec Services suggests new fee for non-student club members

Some sports clubs officials are worried about how it could affect their membership.

Using Katrina in education

Teaching The Levees is intended to provide educators with a forum for discussion of race and class issues.

UN special rapporteur Manfred Nowak speaks on human rights

He discussed issues regarding changes in torture-related human rights policies under the Obama administration.

Spotlight Iowa City: Chef par excellence for the UI

Barry Greenberg is the UI’s first-ever executive chef, largely thanks to his rare combination of both culinary and management degrees from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.

Iowa misses on Race to the Top

Iowa was not one of 16 finalists for the U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top grants.

Schiefer’s sex-assault trial goes to judge

The trial of a Williamsburg, Iowa, man charged with first-degree burglary and third-degree sexual abuse went to the judge Thursday.

Tip aided police in homicide investigation

A Crimestoppers tip helped police discover the suspect who allegedly shot and killed an Iowa City landlord in October, police said.

Culver declares Flood Awareness Month

March is Flood Awareness Month in Iowa, Gov. Chet Culver said at a press conference Thursday.

Clayborn pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

A Hawkeye defensive end charged with assault has now pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, according to online court records.


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