UI Surplus sees increase in sales

In 2011, University of Iowa surplus made $495,324 in total sales.

Tang charged with tampering with witness after writing letter in jail to sway alleged victim

Johnson County officials say the recent charge has increased Tang's bond to a total of $800,000.

Local community college officials approve of plans to include transfers in graduation rates

In 2011, the UI received nearly 1,700 of its transfer students from Iowa schools — in comparison about 1,100 transferred from other U.S. schools.

UI officials say revised memorandum between schools and Dept. of Defense is promising

Last fall's outcries by education, university and college officials nationwide has led to a revision of the Department of Defense's new memorandum.

Local officials offer mixed reactions on Coralville bond-rating downgrade

One local legislator said he supported Coralville's decision.

UI opened the state's first Fragile X clinic in 2010

The clinic has provided almost 40 clients with services and support since opening.

Recent budget cuts could pose problem for local lead poisoning prevention

A 25 percent budget cut to the Iowa Department of Public Health will hurt lead poison prevention programs statewide, including the basic prevention the state health department provides to Johnson County.

UI professor works with students to solve energy problems

UI Professor H.S. Udaykumar is creating a solar cooker with the help of his mechanical-engineering students to help prevent deforestation.

Two charged with controlled substance violations

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