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March 20, 2014 - 12:53am

Alumni Profile: Vince Chmielewski

BY AMIA DAVIS

Vince Chmielewski graduated from the University in 2002 with a B.S. in Computer Science and is the president and founder of Visual Compass Web Design. Located in Ypsilanti, the company offers a variety of web services, including hosting, designing and maintenance.

Can you tell me about Visual Compass Web Design and your role at the company?

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March 18, 2014 - 11:43pm

In Other Ivory Towers: University of Iowa officials express concerns over sexual misconduct policy

BY ALLANA AKHATAR

Though University of Iowa officials have headed calls to crack down on sexual misconduct, the Daily Iowan reported a lack of communication persists between the university and the schools where expelled students end up.

But between 2011 and 2013, eleven people were suspended from the university for sexual misconduct.

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March 18, 2014 - 11:38pm

Campus group asks students what’s missing from the college experience

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

When passing through the Diag, it’s not unusual to see groups passing out flyers or recruiting new members for a campus club.

But on Tuesday, members of Beyond Bounds — a yearlong program designed to help students make the most of their college experiences — spent the day asking passersby about their passions.

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March 18, 2014 - 12:09am

Professor Profile: Robin Beck

BY MAX RADWIN

Robin Beck is an assistant professor of Anthropology and serves as the assistant curator of the University’s Eastern North American Archaeology in the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology. Since 1994, he has been involved in the excavation of the oldest European settlement in the United States, located i in North Carolina.

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March 16, 2014 - 8:27pm

This Week in History: Debate over public salary disclosure reopened

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Forty years ago this week (March 22, 1974)

Regent Gerald Dunn (D–Lansing) announced plans to introduce a motion at the next meeting of the University Board of Regents to publicly disclose of the salaries of all University employees.

The announcement marked Dunn's second attempt to gain public disclosure; he introduced a similar motion a year earlier that failed 6-2.

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March 13, 2014 - 11:08pm

University reports $16 million in strategic sourcing savings

BY YARDAIN AMRON

For a University that had about $6.5 billion in total expenditures in the 2013 to 2014 fiscal year, $2 million in unexpected savings may seem like chump change.

But with state funding dwindling over the past decade, the University has launched a multitude of cost-saving initiatives to make up for declining state support.

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March 13, 2014 - 6:03pm

Hospital alarms could be dangerous for patients

BY TOM MCBRIEN

In modern hospitals, the alarms meant to keep patients alive are often ‘the boy who cried wolf.’ In a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, two University doctors and researchers detailed problems with the current state of hospital alarms.

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March 12, 2014 - 11:40pm

Alumni profile: Gaal Karp

BY EMILIE PLESSET

Gaal Karp graduated from the University in 1987 with a bachelor of general studies degree. After graduating, he entered into the development and building business.

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March 12, 2014 - 12:55am

In Other Ivory Towers: Jane Goodall speaks to University of Iowa students

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Jane Goodall, a renowned anthropologist and United Nations messenger of peace, spoke to University of Iowa students about her research and the importance of following passions, The Daily Iowan reported Monday.

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March 11, 2014 - 9:46pm

University requested photographs for AAPD's Gibbons investigation

BY MATT SLOVIN

On Oct. 2, 2013, the University’s Office of Institutional Equity requested photographs from the Ann Arbor Police Department’s investigation into allegations of sexual assault against former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons, according to MLive.

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