NEW HOUSING: Iowa Adds Dorm

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The University of Iowa will alleviate crowding by building the first new dorm on campus in more than 50 years.

The multi-million dollar facility will be located on the west side of the river near the four current dorms.

The building will be able to house an additional 500 students and include study areas, a sports grill and a common kitchen area.

The building is slated to be complete by fall 2015.