Regents may face hefty cuts from legislators

The Iowa House of Representatives adopted amendments Wednesday to a bill that could lead to a $25 million de-appropriation of the state Board of Regents’ budget.

UI tells 17 entities to stop using Tigerhawk logo

The UI sent letters regarding trademark infringement to 17 entities throughout the country, including restaurants, brewing companies, candy shops, and high schools, to receive such letters from the UI between June and October 2010.

No verdict reached in Everson trial, deliberation continues today

A jury of four women and eight men spent more than eight hours deliberating in the Johnson County Courthouse.

Local parents, preschools worry about potential cuts

Instead, the state would provide vouchers for low-income families and those who don’t qualify would pay for the schooling.

UI offers new study abroad program

The Iowa International Summer Institute, a program through the Office for Study Abroad, will allow students to take general education courses in Florence, London, or Paris.

Special education faces budget slashes

A new bill proposed by House Republicans would reduce funding for the Area Educational Agencies by $10 million.

County looks to limit new gun regulations

A proposal from Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness would ban guns at county buildings, parking lots, and county grounds.

Spotlight: UI prof a black belt

Despite being 70-years-old, the University of Iowa associate professor Kit Gerken is a regular at Chol Choe’s Black Belt Academy.

Group hopes to spread the word about UI’s impact

A group called Hawkeye Caucus has been sending near-daily emails — and eventually students or instructors — to legislators in Des Moines to stress the UI’s impact.

UI tries to aid those with food allergies

Students with food allergies wish for streamlined labeling system or online ingredient lists in order to better avoid allergens.

Regent libraries could see cuts

A proposed bill would be the first cut to the UI’s library budget since the 1990s.

Bill might send gay marriage to voters

All House Democrats and four Republicans voted against a bill, which many said is unlikely to ultimately pass.

Man arrested for stealing taxi

Senate eyes flood preparation

House votes to cap tuition hikes

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