UI research links moderate alcohol use with heathy aging

IOWA CITY — Imagine you’re at the doctor’s office, faced with the standard health-related questions: Do you smoke? How much do ... »

Sex offense reports climb at University of Iowa

IOWA CITY — Amid heightened national scrutiny of campus sexual assaults, the University of Iowa is reporting a jump in sex offense reports, ... »

National professor association to investigate UI presidential search

IOWA CITY — The American Association of University Professors is sending two representatives from its national headquarters in Washington D. ... »

Iowa City ‘beer band’ silenced — for now

IOWA CITY — A decades-old Iowa City tradition known as the “beer band” — a group of University of Iowa student, alumni, ... »

Almost one in four Iowa third-graders failed new reading tests, data show

CEDAR RAPIDS — Between 20 and 25 percent of Iowa third-graders last school year failed reading tests required under the state’s readi ... »

Some details in Branstad’s anti-bullying plan still unsettled

DES MOINES — Terry Branstad’s recent executive action to create a new state anti-bullying office accomplishes in part what state lawm ... »

Profile: Principal Ralph Plagman stays connected to students

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most days around 11:15 a.m., Ralph Plagman heads to the Washington High School cafeteria.

But Plagman, the school's 35 ... »

Duncan departs Obama’s cabinet

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Friday he’s leaving the Obama administration after nearly seven years of attempting to res ... »

Iowa City school administrator chosen for job in Georgia

IOWA CITY — David Dude, a top administrator in the Iowa City Community School District, has been named the sole finalist for the Decatur, Ga ... »

Between the lines: Investigating Iowa's reading and retention law

MARION — Emma Larson is sunk deep into the couch, concentrating.

Tippie program aims to help female MBA students

When it comes to the number of women pursuing a master's in business administration, the University of Iowa realizes its numbers could be better. ... »

Interim UI president: Regents must decide whether to keep searches open

IOWA CITY — Any future boards of regents charged with hiring a new university president will have to decide whether they want to continue hol ... »

Quiz: Are you smarter than a third grader?

Iowa's third-grade reading and retention law, starting in 2017, will require any student deemed “substantially deficient” in reading at ... »

My Biz: Bookstore manager is a mainstay of Mount Mercy’s campus

Janie Mills was working as a greeting card representative when she decided to pursue a job at the Mount Mercy bookstore, because she liked the coll ... »

Big University of Iowa donors back new president, say support will not falter

IOWA CITY — Shortly after being chosen as the next University of Iowa president, J. Bruce Harreld called Roy J. Carver Jr. to introduce hims ... »