Education

Iowa universities cite evidence they’re economic engines

In arguing for a bigger slice of the state's funding pie, Iowa's public universities have painted themselves as economic engines that launch companies ...

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Acclaimed AIDS researcher to lead sprawling UI Health Care

IOWA CITY - An internationally known AIDS researcher from Minnesota will be the University of Iowa's next vice president for medical affairs, leading ...

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Successful fundraiser lands Marion school principal up on the roof

MARION - St. Joseph Catholic School Principal Casey Kettmann spent the day Monday working from the roof of the school, located at 1430 14th St. in Mar ...

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News Track: As predicted, Iowa regent campuses see fewer international students

BACKGROUNDLast fall's election and rhetoric around border security and immigration prompted some to voice concern about potential fallout on college c ...

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Cedar Rapids tattoo parlor raising money for local students’ school lunches

CEDAR RAPIDS - A #x201c;No Children#x201d; sign is on the front door of the tattoo shop, but inside, artists are on their way to raising thousands of ...

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University of Iowa hopes to launch college-in-prison program

CORALVILLE - The freedom of speech isn't just a Constitutional right guaranteed to American citizens; it's a human right - one of 30 - declared by the ...

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ISU internal finalist Wendy Wintersteen: No time to educate an outsider

AMES - Iowa State University has a lot of pressing issues, and it doesn't have time to wait for an outsider to catch up, Wendy Wintersteen told a crow ...

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Despite hikes, tuition income falls short

With Iowa's Board of Regents virtually certain to raise tuition again, the state's public universities reported news this week that's sure to complica ...

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Candidate: Iowa State can lead the way on ending hunger

AMES - Everyone's seeking the model for a successful institution of higher education in the 21st century, and University of Central Florida Provost an ...

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Pearson challenges Iowa’s decision on new assessment vendor

A vendor that lost a bid to develop Iowa's new standardized tests is challenging the Iowa Department of Education's decision. Pearson, an education c ...

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Fourth Iowa State presidential prospect is only internal finalist

Wendy Wintersteen has been at Iowa State University since 1979, serving in a range of roles, from professor to director to associate dean and now endo ...

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Former Iowa State President Leath lures away Chief of Staff Lackey

When former Iowa State University President Steven Leath started work in Ames in 2012, he brought with him longtime aid Miles Lackey to serve as chief ...

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Iowa State’s third presidential finalist has deep agricultural engineering background

An executive vice president and provost at the University of Central Florida with a strong academic and experiential background in agricultural engine ...

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Gary Barta to take medical leave for cancer treatment

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta will take a leave of absence to undergo treatment for prostate cancer, the UI confirmed T ...

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Teacher feature: Iowa City’s Lauren Arnot dedicated to young students in special education

IOWA CITY - A young Lauren Arnot noticed the teachers who positively impacted her little brother, who received special education services. "I've grow ...

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