Education

University of Iowa graduate, former Oprah Winfrey Show executive pitches giving

IOWA CITY - Although Oprah Winfrey is known internationally for giving millions to charity, Sheri Salata said the media mogul's philanthropy isn't abo ...

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Jane Meyer trial: Plaintiff attorneys rest case, University of Iowa’s defense to begin Friday

DES MOINES - Eight days of testimony raising doubts about the University of Iowa athletic department's leadership ended Thursday with a witness breaki ...

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Jane Meyer trial turns focus to firing of Hawkeye field hockey coach

DES MOINES - There was pressure from all sides to complete a 2014 inquiry into allegations of player mistreatment by former Hawkeye field hockey Coach ...

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John Cline hired as Washington High School principal

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Community School District Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved hiring John Cline as the new principal at ...

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Barta at Jane Meyer trial: Not all abuse allegations in University of Iowa athletics investigated

DES MOINES - Dozens of University of Iowa student-athletes complained about verbal and mental abuse, with some even saying they experienced physical o ...

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Ben Allen back on ISU campus, won’t live in the Knoll

Former Iowa State University Provost and University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen returned to Ames last week to transition into his role as int ...

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Cedar Rapids school district honors 32 who lend a hand

CEDAR RAPIDS - A woman who cooks and serves up breakfast each month at Nixon Elementary School in Hiawatha has been named the 2017 Outstanding Distric ...

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National DNA Day celebrates science, opportunities at University of Iowa

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa students and faculty gathered in Iowa City on Tuesday to celebrate #x201c;National DNA Day,#x201d; commemorating comple ...

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University of Iowa officials eyeing campus reorganization

IOWA CITY - A small group of University of Iowa deans is investigating a possible campus reorganization that could involve relocating departments, cha ...

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Iowa summer reading programs go from ‘must do’ to ‘may do’

NORTH LIBERTY - When 7-year-old Hallie Nolte was struggling to read last year, she enrolled in a summer reading enrichment program offered by the Clea ...

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Student mural lends pride, stops damage in Iowa City school program

IOWA CITY - Blank white walls in a room outside the principal's office were a frequent target for kicks, punches or angry scrawls from students dealin ...

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Building resiliency against adverse childhood experiences

In his seventh-grade English class, Jeremiah Zhorne showed his teacher an essay he'd written for homework. Maybe, he told her, he should start over. M ...

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University of Iowa Alumni Association faces uncertain future

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa Alumni Association, which marks its 150th anniversary this year and counts tens of thousands of members around the ...

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One McKinley Middle School employee back at work as sexual abuse investigation continues

CEDAR RAPIDS - One of two McKinley Middle School employees who was placed on paid leave in connection to a sexual abuse investigation returned to work ...

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Jane Meyer trial: Athletic Director Gary Barta says she was poisoning the workplace

DES MOINES - A former University of Iowa athletics official, passed over for a prime job and angry over her partner's firing from the institution, was ...

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