Education

University presidential finalists lack diversity — again

For the second time in as many years, an Iowa Board of Regents search for a new university president has turned up a list of finalists who are all whi ...

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Presidential finalist Mark Nook lauds UNI community

CEDAR FALLS - Throughout his time on campus, University of Northern Iowa presidential finalist Mark Nook has been asking people the question of what m ...

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Summer reading pilot program offers ‘no magic bullet’ for struggling third-graders

IOWA CITY - More than 1,000 third-graders across Iowa spent their summer break in a classroom as part of a pilot program meant to improve their readin ...

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University of Iowa Health Care saw electronic health record failure overnight

IOWA CITY - An electrical problem in one of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' main server rooms on Wednesday night brought down its electr ...

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Mark Nook named third finalist for University of Northern Iowa presidency

CEDAR FALLS - Just two years after being named chancellor at Montana State University Billings, Mark Nook is being considered for the top job at the U ...

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Assault reported near bus stop on UI campus

An attempted assault was reported to the University of Iowa Police Tuesday night.According to a University of Iowa Police media release, the reporting ...

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Opening delayed for UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

IOWA CITY - Weeks after the new $360 million University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital made its public debut to tens of thousands of sightse ...

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UNI interim president makes his case for the job

CEDAR FALLS - University of Northern Iowa presidential finalist Jim Wohlpart spent his day interviewing for the position and hearing about the ways th ...

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Iowa State University students debate ‘more inclusive campus’

AMES - Fear, frustration, misinformation, and lack of education are issues that need addressing at Iowa State University, students said Tuesday night ...

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UNI presidential finalist Theobald touts ‘shared governance’

CEDAR FALLS - Shared governance, or the idea that both administrators and faculty members have a stake and a say in the way a university is run, was a ...

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Jim Wohlpart named as second finalist for the University of Northern Iowa presidency

The second finalist for the University of Northern Iowa presidency won't need to travel far for his campus visit Wednesday. Interim President Jim Wohl ...

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Judge to make ruling in former Washington High substitute Mary Beth Haglin sexual exploitation case

CEDAR RAPIDS - Mary Beth Haglin, a former Washington High substitute teacher, agreed Monday to allow a judge to decide her guilt or innocence on an ag ...

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Former Temple University president is first of finalists for top job at UNI

CEDAR FALLS - The first University of Northern Iowa presidential finalist scheduled to visit campus this week is Neil Theobald, an embattled former Te ...

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Panel prepares recommendations to address chronically absent students

DES MOINES - A uniform data-gathering method, a collection of best practices for schools and a statewide education campaign could help Iowa schools ad ...

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University of Iowa lands $45 million Carver grant for neuroscience

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa has unveiled a $45 million grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for the creation of a comprehensive and cr ...

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