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Higher ed experts applaud Obama's student aid proposals

In a budget proposal released Monday, the president calls for increasing the Pell Grant cap, double the number of work-study positions available, and make other tweaks to federal student loan programs.


Former UISG president, statehouse candidate says officials should examine fees

Now running for the Iowa House, Bleam said his experience as a student advocate will be beneficial as a policymaker.


UI officials say iPads and smart phone will surpass student laptop use

Some UI faculty are looking at additional ebook usage for the devices.


UIHC offers new heart disease screening process for newborns

The UIHC joins University of Wisconsin hospitals as the only Big Ten clinics offering such screening.


Iowa energy companies moving toward more natural gas

Natural gas prices have dropped almost 50 percent over the last 8 months.


Despite national hubbub, Catholic UI students still support contraception

Catholic churches in Iowa City are particularly upset by the Department of Health and Human Services' recent mandate.


UI faculty face new rules for teaching more classes

Faculty and staff are now allowed to receive extra compensation for teaching an additional class up to twice a year.


Chinese Vice President stops in D.C. en route to Iowa


Woman charged with murder to receive witness information


Suspended UI professor's attorney requests disciplinary hearing


UISG announces open hearing for 2012 student government candidates


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