Cedar Rapids Washington students build conversation skills with elders

CEDAR RAPIDS - An interest in community based learning, as well as an observation that in-person communication is declining led Washington High Sch ... »

UI offers study abroad scholarship to every undergrad from Iowa

The University of Iowa pitches the study abroad experience as one that can enrich the student experience, broaden career aspirations, and provide s ... »

Iowa City man accused of sex assaults on University of Iowa campus

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa police today arrested a 32-year-old Iowa City man in connection with a series of groping incidents near the UI Hospi ... »

International student enrollment soars in Iowa and nationally

The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities last year saw its biggest increase in 35 years - an uptick reflecte ... »

Regents committee to weigh options for streamlining transfer from community college to four-year school

Iowa community college officials want to simplify the transition and degree attainment options for students who transfer to one of the state's publ ... »

Linn-Mar student to perform at Carnegie Hall

MARION - A Linn-Mar High School freshman has been invited to perform next year at New York's Carnegie Hall during its 125th anniversary season.

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Student of the Month: Solon middle schooler a hard worker

SOLON - Ashley Stinocher, a seventh grader at Solon Middle School who excels in the classroom, runs cross country, participates in show choir and m ... »

Most Corridor superintendents allowed to do consulting

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Community Schools Superintendent Brad Buck, ... »

Life balance beats World Series rings for University of Iowa lecturer

IOWA CITY - You can't look at Dan Matheson's resume and not be a little curious - four World Series rings with the New York Yankees, his name on th ... »

University of Iowa vaccinates 4,800 students for mumps

IOWA CITY - Since announcing two weeks ago plans to provide free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccinations for University of Iowa students, about 4, ... »

UI police debut ‘soft space’ for sex assault victims

IOWA CITY - Talking about sexual assault can be hard for victims. Traumatic. Even impossible.

University of Iowa law enforcement officers, he ... »

Students got jazzed about politics during youth mock caucus at Cedar Rapids high school

CEDAR RAPIDS - If it were up to Cedar Rapids' middle and high school students, Sen. Bernie Sanders would win the Democratic Caucus in Linn County. ... »

Branstad cited for leadership in bringing broadband to classroom

Iowa is a leader when it comes to broadband access in the classroom, but falls short extending fiber networks to schools across the state, accordin ... »

Kenwood Elementary to become leadership magnet school

CEDAR RAPIDS - Kenwood Elementary School will become a leadership magnet school by the start of the 2016-2017 school year, making it the second sch ... »

University of Iowa ups security for last home football game after Paris attacks

IOWA CITY - With the world on edge following last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, the University of Iowa is tightening security measures for its ... »