Education

University of Iowa using flood funding, lost scholarships to balance budget

IOWA CITY - In its scramble to cut more than $9 million from this year's budget - and after scrapping a plan to do so by eliminating some scholarships ...

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News track: University of Iowa awards more than $97,500 in “micro-scholarships” to date

IOWA CITY - In high schools across the state a year ago, University of Iowa administrators including then-new UI President Bruce Harreld unveiled an i ...

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CPR class a necessity in high school

CLARENCE - High school seniors can barely wait to graduate, but at North Cedar High School CPR training has to be done first.In most cases, the senior ...

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Former UNI President Ben Allen to serve as ISU interim president

A former Iowa State University dean, vice president, and provost who went onto serve as University of Northern Iowa president for seven years before r ...

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Iowa lawmakers grill regent appointees on funding, tuition, openness

DES MOINES - Members of Iowa's Senate Education Committee on Wednesday pressed three appointees to the Board of Regents on issues of government openne ...

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Teacher feature: Jim Harris, St. Pius X Catholic Elementary

CEDAR RAPIDS - At St. Pius X Catholic Elementary in Cedar Rapids, fifth-grade teacher Jim Harris said he designates at least 30 minutes a day to discu ...

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Xavier BPA students shine at state competition

CEDAR RAPIDS - After competing in a three-day business conference, every member of Xavier's Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter qualified ...

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Iowa State President Leath forfeits $1.2 million by leaving

As Auburn University finalizes details of outgoing Iowa State University President Steven Leath's new contract, Iowa's Board of Regents confirms he's ...

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School seclusion bill proposed at Iowa Statehouse

Rep. Mary Mascher, a retired teacher, is asking the Iowa Legislature to create a task force to study how Iowa school districts are using restraints an ...

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Former Cedar Rapids school, rec center to hit the market

CEDAR RAPIDS - The old Ambroz Building in Cedar Rapids - once a school and more recently a recreation center for classes and programs - will soon hit ...

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ISU President Leath leaving for Auburn

AMES - Steven Leath, who has led Iowa State University through unprecedented growth the past five years but recently came under fire for his use of un ...

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PHOTOS: Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

Middle and high school students showcased their projects at the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids Saturday. In ...

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An unexpected honor for University of Iowa professor

IOWA CITY - It's not every day you get a letter from the French government naming you a knight.Raymond Mentzer, the University of Iowa's Daniel J Krum ...

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Young artists make splash at Hancher

IOWA CITY - Imagine them blowing the pink and purple paint dry. Or cutting with all the precision they can muster shapes to be pasted on self-portrait ...

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University of Iowa graduate students help city with class project

IOWA CITY - A group of University of Iowa graduate students are getting a taste of what it's like to work for a city government. About 25 Master of A ...

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