Higher education

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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University of Iowa provost taking presidency at Daytona Beach university

After nearly 33 years with the University of Iowa, Provost Barry Butler is leaving to become the sixth president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universi ...

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Report: University of Iowa sees increase in 2016 faculty resignations when compared to 2015

The University of Iowa last year again saw an increase in faculty resignations, pushing the annual total to its highest in at least a decade and suppo ...

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Largest gift in Cornell College’s history to fund new science facility

MOUNT VERNON - Cornell College in Mount Vernon will soon have a new science facility - its first new academic building in 40 years. Alumna Jean Russe ...

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University of Iowa grad rates decline

The University of Iowa's four- and six-year graduation rates are on the decline, according to new data from the Board of Regents, while Iowa State Uni ...

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Appeals court rules against Iowa State in pro marijuana T-shirt case

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals' Eighth Circuit has upheld a federal court's decision blocking Iowa State University from using its ...

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Branstad wants to slow tuition growth

PLEASANT HILL - Gov. Terry Branstad told a group of high-school students Monday he hoped state universities in Iowa could hold future tuition increase ...

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University of Iowa graduate students take regent offer

IOWA CITY - Taking a cue from a University of Iowa health care union, the UI graduate student union voted Monday to accept the Board of Regents' last ...

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