Regents launch investigation into football player hospitalizations

Regent President David Miles and University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced a 90-day investigation to determine the root cause of so many players needing to be hospitalized.

Branstad slashes education funding

Gov. Terry Branstad announced in Des Moines on Thursday cuts to preschools, K-12 schools, and higher education.

UIHC seeks regent approval on $1.1 billion in projects

UIHC officials will ask the state Board of Regents at its meeting next week to approve plans for a new medical center on the Hawkeye campus, a primary-care clinic in North Liberty, and the new Children’s Hospital.

Riverfront plans include park, affordable housing

Members of the public gathered on Thursday to view plans for the Riverfront Crossings District, which will likely feature a recreational park, an array of affordable housing, and access to the river.

Grad students to present research on diversity

Thirteen graduate students will present diversity-related projects at this afternoon’s MLK Research Symposium.

UI to launch comprehensive fundraising campaign

The campaign, still at least a year away, will raise money for replacing or refurbishing flood-damaged facilities and provide for faculty hires and scholarships.

UI to seek $4.6 million purchase of bank in School of Music rebuilding

Officials at the University of Iowa are seeking approval from the state Board of Regents for a $4.6 million land purchase as part of the project to replace the Voxman Music Building and Clapp Recital Hall.

Glassblower to leave UI after 34 years

The 70-year-old glassblower for the Chemistry Department repairs broken glassware used in University of Iowa science experiments. But at the end of this semester, after 34 years at the university, he’ll close the door to that cramped office for good.

Study: freshmen at record-low for emotional health

A study shows first-year students at four-year colleges and universities are at record lows for emotional health in 2010.

Iowa may raise speed limits

Speed limits on two-lane state highways may be raised from 55 mph to 60 mph this year.

Law professionals, students at risk of substance abuse

The percentage of lawyers suffering from substance abuse problems is nearly double that of the general population.

Procedural vote on same-sex marriage fails

Officials ask for money for Hardin Medical Library

UI experiences increase in faculty resignations

Number of UI employees falls

UI sees higher retention rate

Officials develop computer model for affordable housing

DI board member named to Hall of Fame

County hires two more medical examiners

Four of nine supreme court finalists have UI ties

House passes bill requiring ID at voting sites

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