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P. Barry Butler named UI provost finalist, to speak on campus today

University of Iowa officials announced interim Provost P. Barry Butler would be the first provost candidate to publicly address the university community.


New group aims to help the gay elderly community

The newly formed Visibility Action Team, a segment of the Johnson County Livable Community for Successful Aging, aims to focus on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.


College Republicans' Ginty stunned by attention to 'f-word' e-mail controversy

UI junior Natalie Ginty has been catapulted into the national media spotlight after she was the first to respond to Professor Ellen Lewin's email last week.


UI Theater Department hosts benefit to aid Japan

UI theater students organized a benefit to raise money for people impacted by the earthquake in Japan.


Downtown post office may close

The pedestrian-friendly post office on Washington Street will hold a public meeting today to discuss fhe future of the facility.


School Board eyes savings fund to avoid cuts

At a Monday work session, the board discussed withdrawing from the general fund reserve and freezing administrative salaries.


Spotlight: Local man shares love for dirt with kids

Since 2002, Scott Kopeke, an Iowa native, who often has a layer of dirt on both arms, has been traveling to schools throughout eastern Iowa and teaching students about sun, soil, air, and water — key ingredients for growing.


UI J-school director finalist for position in North Carolina

UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication Director David Perlmutter is a finalist for Dean of the University of North Carolina Journalism school.


Man charged with OWI, endangerment


Carbon monoxide closes Longfellow


Branstad asks regents to delay Harkin center decision


Man charged with OWI


Barbour won't run


11 chosen for Creative Campus


2 professors honored


Museum Studies celebrates 100th anniversary


ISU to have forum on new president


Police Blotter


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