Education

Seven out of 10 students nationwide want policies against slurs

Enough bad feelings had come to a head that some 200 people felt a need to gather at the University of Northern Iowa on a November night to talk. The ...

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University of Iowa to embed counselors in residence halls

IOWA CITY - In response to widespread demand for more mental health services across campus, the University of Iowa is planning to hire eight new couns ...

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Second town hall with University of Iowa president unlikely

IOWA CITY - Although University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld earlier this year vowed to hold three town hall-style meetings per academic year, incl ...

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School for the Deaf pines for better warning system

COUNCIL BLUFFS - Everyone recalls being in school and practicing for an emergency - lining hallways in the case of a tornado or exiting through the ne ...

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Ducklings expelled from Kennedy High

No feathers were ruffled during a rescue mission at Kennedy High School on Friday afternoon.School resource officers escorted a dozen ducklings and th ...

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University of Iowa fundraising campaign now $31.7 million above goal

IOWA CITY - Just weeks after the University of Iowa blew past its eight-year $1.7 billion fundraising goal 10 months ahead of schedule, the UI Foundat ...

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Conflict of interest? Departing regent connected with University of Iowa Children’s Hospital contract

A member of the state Board of Regents who announced her resignation Wednesday was serving on the board of directors for a global furniture manufactur ...

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Iowa State finds new purpose for an old hotel

AMES - A historic hotel in the Iowa State University Memorial Union will be repurposed this summer into temporary student housing for the next school ...

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University of Iowa slowing down planning process, citing concerns

IOWA CITY - In response to criticism of an #x201c;accelerated#x201d; process for creating a five-year strategic plan, University of Iowa administrator ...

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University of Iowa names first public safety director candidate

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa this week unveiled its first of four candidates to direct the UI Department of Public Safety, a position that has b ...

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Iowa Regent Mary Andringa to resign

After just one year serving on the state's nine-member Board of Regents, Mary Andringa on Wednesday announced plans to resign, saying she #x201c;under ...

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Several contractors interested in building new Marion elementary school

MARION - Marion Independent officials this week reported at least nine general contractors have shown interest in the district's plan to build a new e ...

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Iowa senators back new sex assault-prevention bill

Although many U.S. college and university administrators say a lot has changed about the way they respond to and prevent sexual violence on campus, ad ...

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Time Machine: The two UI residence halls that never came to be

The University of Iowa was expecting a major growth in student population in the mid-1960s. Two projects - Rienow Hall II, originally designed for 50 ...

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Student of the Month: Senior strives for sustainability

ELKADER - People notice Jacob Jansen, 18, for lots of reasons: he's student body president, has a 4.0 grade-point average, qualified for state in trac ...

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