Higher education

University of Iowa to ditch coal by 2025

IOWA CITY - With the University of Iowa's goal of 40 percent renewable energy consumption by 2020 well in sight, UI President Bruce Harreld this week ...

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University of Iowa grad students question administration’s commitment to contracts

Despite University of Iowa assurances of better compensation over the next two years, graduate students on Tuesday asked why they should trust the adm ...

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University of Iowa planning piecemeal Children’s Hospital opening Saturday

IOWA CITY - After months of delay and staff reports of a spring opening, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics administrators Monday night announce ...

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Regent seeking confirmation questioned on controversial Iowa legislative issues

DES MOINES - Iowa Board of Regents member Michael Richards got caught in a political crossfire at the Capitol Monday, dodging questions about fetal ti ...

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Jelani Cobb, expert on race in America to speak at Coe College

CEDAR RAPIDS - With a backdrop of how issues of race impact the current political climate in the United States, Jelani Cobb says he plans to discuss h ...

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University of Iowa changes enrollment, aid practices in budget saving measures

IOWA CITY - Cost-cutting measures on the University of Iowa campus could impact student pocketbooks through financial aid changes, curtailed summer sc ...

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Board of Regents restarts union negotiations with University of Northern Iowa faculty

In restarting contract negotiations with the University of Northern Iowa faculty union Monday, the Board of Regents - under newly approved, limited, c ...

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News Track: UI recoups costs of hosting Back Porch Revival

BACKGROUND The University of Iowa in August hosted its first-ever concert in Kinnick Stadium - a "Back Porch Revival" of A-list performers that drew ...

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Stead Children's Hospital opening shifts to spring

IOWA CITY - A Cedar Rapids contractor asserts the University of Iowa owes it more than $8 million for work done on the Stead Family Children's Hospita ...

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University of Iowa lawsuit in Harreld hire dismissed

IOWA CITY - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the committee involved in what became a contentious search for a new University of Iowa president ...

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Iowa lawmaker wants to allow guns on college campuses

An Iowa lawmaker has proposed a bill aimed at requiring Iowa's public universities and community colleges to let permitted individuals bring weapons o ...

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Harreld cites campus changes in ‘unique time’ for higher education

At a time of significant change in the higher education landscape - and with longtime University of Iowa Provost Barry Butler headed to assume his fir ...

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University of Iowa police adding more student security officers

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa junior Delia Teichman is a self-professed night owl.The biomedical engineering student from Fresno, Calif., said she sc ...

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Mount Mercy receives $1 million to endow teaching position

CEDAR RAPIDS - Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids has received a $1 million gift to establish an endowed chair in the school's marriage and family ...

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University of Iowa to debut improved Carver, Kinnick cell service

IOWA CITY - Following years of dropped calls, never-received text messages, and crawling internet service, Hawkeye fans should expect a marked improve ...

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