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.
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
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.
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.,
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.
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 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.
'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 man stole $25 worth of steaks; knife threat elevated sentence to 10 years in prison
Jeffrey Short, 45, who told police he was homeless, appeared remorseful during a 30-minute sentencing Monday before Des Moines County District Judge
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
How to avoid a Thanksgiving family meltdown? University of Iowa therapist has some tips
IOWA CITY - Holiday season is around the corner, which for many means lots of quality time with family and some potential pitfalls.
The unexpected threat emerging against Bernie: Andrew Yang
The unexpected threat emerging against Bernie: Andrew Yang Yang’s appeal to a slice of anti-establishment voters who are fans of Sanders has the potential to hurt the Vermont senator Entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks at a September campaign rally. | Mario Tama/Getty Images But it wasn’t the first time Yang won over a fan of his rival’s. Story Continued Below The outsider entrepreneur who refuses to wear a tie at the Democratic debates is attracting some of the same people as the outsider senator…
What are Iowa's real values?
On September 12, the Sioux County Conservatives posted a call to their Facebook community urging members to contact 4 Brothers Bar and Grill in Sioux Center to stop a dangerous threat: brunch.
Gophers football: How do they match up with Iowa?
Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Zack Annexstad may need to be mobile against the Iowa defense. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports Gophers offense vs. Iowa defense: The Gophers' stiffest test yet will come against an Iowa defense ranked fifth in the nation in scoring, allowing 13 points per game. Minnesota's offensive line, which struggled in a 42-13 loss at Maryland two weeks ago, will have its…