Higher education

University of Iowa social justice forum peppered with outbursts, walkouts

IOWA CITY - Social justice - and its advocacy - took several different forms Monday night during a discussion with University of Iowa President Bruce ...

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Second finalist for University of Iowa public safety director on campus

IOWA CITY - A second of four finalists is on campus today and tomorrow to interview for the UI Department of Public Safety director position, a role t ...

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ISU NORML releases new T-shirt designs following court victory

AMES - In 2014, Paul Gerlich and Erin Furleigh, two members of ISU NORML, filed a lawsuit that claimed the school was violating their First Amendment ...

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University of Iowa art school moving out of old Menards

IOWA CITY - Early May is a busy time across the University of Iowa campus - with students cramming for finals and wrapping up projects while faculty a ...

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University of Iowa dental clinics warn of ‘laughing gas’ gaffe affecting pediatric patients

IOWA CITY - More than 120 pediatric patients treated at the University of Iowa dental clinics between March 1 and April 20 might have received more ni ...

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Cornell College student fights nuclear weapon proliferation

CEDAR RAPIDS - Elissa Karim dreams of ridding the planet of nuclear weapons.#x201c;For me, nuclear weapons combines political, social and economic iss ...

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Seven out of 10 students nationwide want policies against slurs

Enough bad feelings had come to a head that some 200 people felt a need to gather at the University of Northern Iowa on a November night to talk. The ...

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University of Iowa to embed counselors in residence halls

IOWA CITY - In response to widespread demand for more mental health services across campus, the University of Iowa is planning to hire eight new couns ...

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Second town hall with University of Iowa president unlikely

IOWA CITY - Although University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld earlier this year vowed to hold three town hall-style meetings per academic year, incl ...

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University of Iowa fundraising campaign now $31.7 million above goal

IOWA CITY - Just weeks after the University of Iowa blew past its eight-year $1.7 billion fundraising goal 10 months ahead of schedule, the UI Foundat ...

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Conflict of interest? Departing regent connected with University of Iowa Children’s Hospital contract

A member of the state Board of Regents who announced her resignation Wednesday was serving on the board of directors for a global furniture manufactur ...

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Iowa State finds new purpose for an old hotel

AMES - A historic hotel in the Iowa State University Memorial Union will be repurposed this summer into temporary student housing for the next school ...

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University of Iowa slowing down planning process, citing concerns

IOWA CITY - In response to criticism of an #x201c;accelerated#x201d; process for creating a five-year strategic plan, University of Iowa administrator ...

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University of Iowa names first public safety director candidate

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa this week unveiled its first of four candidates to direct the UI Department of Public Safety, a position that has b ...

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Iowa Regent Mary Andringa to resign

After just one year serving on the state's nine-member Board of Regents, Mary Andringa on Wednesday announced plans to resign, saying she #x201c;under ...

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