Education

University of Iowa grad Gene Wilder, known for neurotic comedy roles, dies

Gene Wilder, an actor whose work with comics Mel Brooks and Richard Pryor made him one of the most popular stars of the 1970s and whose memorable port ...

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Changes on tap for University of Northern Iowa search

The University of Iowa at this time last year was welcoming finalists to campus for its presidential vacancy, and the Iowa Board of Regents on Monday ...

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University of Iowa cherishes its Wilder collection

IOWA CITY - When Gene Wilder was a communication and theater arts student at the University of Iowa in the 1950s, he was Jerome Silberman from Milwauk ...

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University of Iowa may dismiss Jane Meyer, judge rules

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa may terminate a former athletics official suing the school for discrimination, a judge has ruled. Polk County Judg ...

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This Season: Hawkeye Express returns

In less than a week, Hawkeye fans will flood into Kinnick Stadium, sporting their black and gold to cheer on the University of Iowa football team in i ...

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Voxman Music Building opens new chapter for University of Iowa music school

IOWA CITY - When you step inside the University of Iowa's new $189 million Voxman Music Building, you feel a little like you didn't. It's that bright. ...

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Former University of Iowa athletics official’s injunction request goes before judge

A Polk County judge will decide before Sept. 9 whether to grant an injunction halting the University of Iowa's plans to terminate a former athletics o ...

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University of Iowa police talk bias, justice

IOWA CITY - A thin line can separate black and blue - namely black members of a community and the law enforcement officers who police it.Walking that ...

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Iowa regents name members of UNI president search committee

Regents President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland and UNI business professor Daniel Power, Co-chairsSusie Baker, AFSCME Iowa Council 61 executive vice presid ...

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Corridor ACT scores better than state, national averages

IOWA CITY - Iowa's graduating high school seniors outpaced the national average ACT score by more than a point, according to data released Wednesday b ...

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Kirkwood offering management, staff training

Kirkwood Community College will kick off the Business Partners Training Consortium on Sept. 15, which is focused on improving management and staff ski ...

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Former Cedar Rapids bus attendant charged with sex exploitation of underage girls may take federal plea deal

CEDAR RAPIDS - A 20-year-old former Cedar Rapids schools bus attendant charged with sending explicit photos of himself to a 12-year-old girl who rode ...

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Marion school board approves facilities plan

MARION - The Marion Independent School District, after nearly a year of work and committee recommendations, has its first multiyear facilities plan.Th ...

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Regents look to sell Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School campus for $1

The Iowa Board of Regents is considering selling its Vinton-based Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School campus to the city in which it sits for $1.But ...

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New magnet school, Kenwood Leadership Academy, opens in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids school district's newest magnet school - Kenwood Leadership Academy - opened Tuesday morning for the new school year.T ...

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