Education

University of Iowa breaks ground on new pharmacy building after long wait

After several hurdles and hiccups including a massive flood, tight budgets and state funding cuts, construction on the University of Iowa's new pharma ...

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University of Iowa to poll employees on working conditions

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa employees next week will be invited to participate in a survey about working conditions across campus. The confidential ...

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University of Iowa warns of sex assault at fraternity house

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa for the first time this semester is notifying the campus about a reported sexual assault - this one involving an #x ...

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Cedar Rapids schools closed through Friday

CEDAR RAPIDS - Schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District are closed through Friday.Students are to return to class on Monday, Oct. 3, and ...

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Iowa State President Steven Leath gives $15,000 after plane accident

Iowa State University President Steven Leath on Monday made a $15,000 donation to the ISU Foundation after news emerged he damaged one of its airplane ...

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Iowa State President Steven Leath will no longer fly ISU aircraft

After disclosing last week that he occasionally pilots one of his institution's airplanes and last year caused $12,000 in damage, Iowa State Universit ...

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I.C. West student looks at gender equity in bathrooms

IOWA CITY - We all know Caitlyn Jenner.Born Bruce Jenner, an Olympian married to Kris Jenner, who came out as transgender in 2015. What we don't know ...

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Iowa State spent $12,000 after President Leath’s hard aircraft landing

AMES - Iowa State University President Steven Leath is a licensed pilot certified to fly one of the two ISU-owned aircraft, and on four occasions he u ...

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University of Iowa appoints new HR head without search

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa's newly appointed chief human resources officer - who will lead a reorganization recommended by a task force she ch ...

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Survey on University of Iowa sex assaults draws lackluster participation

IOWA CITY - Even though fewer than 3,000 of a potential 28,787 University of Iowa students completed a survey gauging sexual violence on campus, one i ...

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North Linn agriculture building turns farming into hands-on learning

TROY MILLS - North Linn Community School District is breaking educational ground, literally and metaphorically.The district is moving forward with an ...

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Auditor: Iowa State University director diverted, improperly pocketed $324,816

After investigating conflict of interest concerns involving the former director of Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, S ...

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Linn-Mar continues to vet facilities proposal; hopes for school board vote Oct. 10

MARION - Linn-Mar's facilities proposal is not a final solution but does address key growth-related issues, school board members said this week at the ...

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Why school zones no longer have flashing signals in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Yellow, flashing traffic signals warning motorists to slow down around schools in Cedar Rapids have been removed after the technology t ...

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Cedar Rapids Girl Scout’s project helps put books in hands of children

CEDAR RAPIDS - When friends told Leah Crilley they sometimes threw away their old books, she went to work on a program to put those books into the han ...

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