New coach McCaffery: ‘We’re going to disrupt rhythm a little bit’

After a two-week search for a new men’s basketball coach, Iowa named Siena’s Fran McCaffery to the position on Sunday.

Number of adjuncts growing

University of Iowa officials say using adjunct professors, who teach part-time and don’t receive benefits, is one way the university is saving money during the budget crisis.

Could Iowa House Hotel be next UI dorm?

The UI is in the midst of conducting a feasibility study of converting the hotel, located in the IMU, into a residence hall, University Housing Director Von Stange said. It could house around 200 students.

Students flock to alcohol-free Night Games

University officials say they hope to increase alcohol-free events to curb problematic drinking if the Iowa City City Council raises the bar-entry age.

Spanish classes to add online component, one credit

New hybrid courses that require both in-class and online time are set to begin in the fall semester.

UI pays to maintain unused flood buildings

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will pay for 90 percent of the costs.

Spotlight Iowa City: Making a mark on the fire department

Tina McDermott joined the Iowa City Fire Department at 19, later becoming its first woman lieutenant.

Climate-change expert to speak

The UI Center for Human Rights will host guest lecturer David Orr at 7:30 p.m. today in 101 Biology Building East.

Area man charged with meth possession

Iowa City police arrested a North English, Iowa, man after an officer allegedly found methamphetamine in his truck, authorities said.

2 charged with vehicular tampering

Iowa City police arrested an Iowa City man and a minor for allegedly attempting to break into several cars.

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