Education

University of Iowa’s Robillard ranks No. 9 in executive pay

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Vice President for Medical Affairs Jean Robillard, who at no additional salary took on the extra duties of being interi ...

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UI Children’s Hospital retains esteemed status across Iowa, nation

IOWA CITY - Even as it maintains its status as the top children's hospital in Iowa and among the nation's best in several specialties, the University ...

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ACLU wants changes to state seclusion rules for Iowa schools

The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and six Iowa attorneys have filed a petition asking the state Department of Education to revise rules for s ...

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Kids on Course now serving Cedar Rapids students from 21 elementary schools

CEDAR RAPIDS - Eleven children scatter across Ms. Lockhart's fourth-grade classroom on the second floor of Arthur Elementary School in northeast Cedar ...

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University of Iowa sets grand opening for new residence hall in July

IOWA CITY - Just in time for next fall's new students to start moving in, the University of Iowa on July 28 officially will dedicate its newest and no ...

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Summer reading programs help narrow the gap

Somewhere between the daily reading instruction, math and fun activities that included watermelon seed estimating, sidewalk chalking and swimming at C ...

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Regents appoint interim executive director

State Relations Officer Keith Saunders, one of the Board of Regents most senior staffers, has been tapped to serve as the board's interim executive di ...

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Renewed travel ban appears to exclude university students, but apprehension remains

Monday's Supreme Court decision largely permitting President Donald Trump's travel ban is unlikely to affect international students at Iowa's universi ...

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University of Iowa puts nearly $5 million toward faculty pay raises

IOWA CITY - After telling the Board of Regents this month that University of Iowa colleges will have enough money despite cuts to raise faculty salari ...

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University of Iowa diversity head to leave

The University of Iowa is losing one of its strongest diversity and inclusion advocates. Georgina Dodge will leave campus next month for a similar pos ...

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UI Alumni Association moving on with merger

IOWA CITY - The soon-to-be defunct University of Iowa Alumni Association is now focusing on making a plan to merge with the UI Foundation after UI Pre ...

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Damage estimate for Bowen Science Building fire triples

IOWA CITY - Damaged to the University of Iowa Bowen Science Building - which caught fire June 11 - is now estimated at $1.5 million.The total cost of ...

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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan graduation speaker at Maharishi University of Management

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, an advocate for meditation, will be commencement speaker Saturday at the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield. ...

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Iowa schools start serving free breakfast, lunch for the summer

CEDAR RAPIDS - A long line of children looped through Madison Elementary's cafeteria Monday morning.Even though the school year ended weeks ago in Ced ...

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Marion teacher’s trial to be moved

A judge ruled last week to move the trial of a Marion teacher, accused of failing to report sex abuse of children in her classroom, to another county ...

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