How Iowa City police, schools are ramping up to assess threats of violence
IOWA CITY - For more than a decade, the University of Iowa has employed a team trained to assess potential threats and prevent violence on campus.
Man arrested after threats made against Mountain Top school
RICE TWP. — A Mountain Top man called the parents of Rice Elementary School students threatening to blow up the school and warning that a “major shooting” would happen the first day of class, according to police. Michael John Pac Jr., 30, of 218 Van Ave.,
Iowa State, University of Iowa listed among top patent producers
IOWA CITY - Iowa State University and the University of Iowa are being recognized among the top universities in the world to obtain U.S. patents, reflecting the campuses' increasing emphasis on economic development.
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Audit critical of University of Iowa police handling of data, security in station [The Gazette,...
May 31– May 31–IOWA CITY — Many of the technology practices and systems used by University of Iowa police do not comply with best practices or federal mandates, leaving spaces, computer servers and “sensitive and confidential data” vulnerable. “Department of P
'Pathway to violence.' How parents can prevent — and respond to — active shooting threats
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office along with the School District of Lee County held a presentation on how parents can prevent and respond to active shooting threats.
Iowa City, University of Iowa police learn defensive tactics from Hawkeye wrestlers
IOWA CITY - Local police got a few tips on defensive tactics from the University of Iowa wrestling team.
Judges pepper attorneys with questions about University of Iowa Children's Hospital
DES MOINES - An attorney representing the University of Iowa in its fight with a contractor over work on its new Stead Family Children's Hospital dug in Thursday before three Court of Appeals judges, arguing an arbitration panel never should have considered the dispute and thus isn't immune from UI action against it.
University of Iowa faculty members have questions about utilities partnership
IOWA CITY - Some University of Iowa faculty members Tuesday voiced skepticism about an idea administrators aired last week to partner with a company for the operation of the massive campus utilities operation.
How Christopher Merrill created University of Iowa's 'United Nations of writers'
IOWA CITY - Nearly two decades ago in his home state of Massachusetts, Christopher Merrill found himself in the 'really sweet position' of distinguished writer-in-residence on the manicured campus of the College of the Holy Cross, where he held the William H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary Letters.
University of Iowa among top phishing targets, Kaspersky Lab says
A widely used global cybersecurity firm - scrutinized last year for its ties to Russia - unveiled this week that universities are prime prey for fraudsters, and the University of Iowa is a favorite target.
Audit critical of University of Iowa police handling of data, security in station
IOWA CITY - Many of the technology practices and systems used by University of Iowa police do not comply with best practices or federal mandates, leaving spaces, computer servers and 'sensitive and confidential data' vulnerable.
In 'final stages' of one public-private partnership, University of Iowa hints at more
IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa is in the 'final stages of negotiating' with a 'handful' of potential partners to operate its $1 billion utilities system - after administrators earlier this year announced they were exploring whether such a public-private collaboration could generate new revenue.
Iowa man charged for critical Facebook post wins settlement
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa man won his free speech legal battle on Monday with a sheriff's department and two officers who charged him with harassment for
Nearly 100 march at Avila University in silence to take a stand against violence
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Students and faculty members at Avila University marched in honor of students who recently lost their lives to gun violence on the International Day of Peace. The walk was in honor of three people connected to the school. Mikell Tolbert was a nursing student. Cheri Bland had a sister at Avila. Both are victims of gun violence.
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How 4chan has become connected to threats of violence
The site was used to announce a potential act of violence against a Philadelphia area school on Monday.
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A three-pronged approach can help you protect your employees and even reduce the chances of an incident.