Higher education

International student enrollment soars in Iowa and nationally

The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities last year saw its biggest increase in 35 years - an uptick reflecte ... »

Regents committee to weigh options for streamlining transfer from community college to four-year school

Iowa community college officials want to simplify the transition and degree attainment options for students who transfer to one of the state's publ ... »

Life balance beats World Series rings for University of Iowa lecturer

IOWA CITY - You can't look at Dan Matheson's resume and not be a little curious - four World Series rings with the New York Yankees, his name on th ... »

University of Iowa vaccinates 4,800 students for mumps

IOWA CITY - Since announcing two weeks ago plans to provide free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccinations for University of Iowa students, about 4, ... »

UI police debut ‘soft space’ for sex assault victims

IOWA CITY - Talking about sexual assault can be hard for victims. Traumatic. Even impossible.

University of Iowa law enforcement officers, he ... »

University of Iowa ups security for last home football game after Paris attacks

IOWA CITY - With the world on edge following last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, the University of Iowa is tightening security measures for its ... »

University of Iowa Hospitals wants to build clinic south of Highway 1

IOWA CITY - Officials with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are looking to add another facility in west Iowa City.

The Iowa City Plan ... »

Iowa community college enrollment continues to drop

Combined enrollment for Iowa's 15 community colleges continued to slip this fall, although a handful of institutions bucked the trend - including C ... »

Fewer regent faculty recommended for sabbaticals from Iowa universities

Iowa's public universities are asking the Board of Regents to approve 100 faculty sabbaticals in the next academic year - one of the lowest totals ... »

University of Iowa ramps up use of biomass fuel

IOWA CITY - Halfway into the University of Iowa's 10-year sustainability initiative, officials say it has reached its progress target and remains o ... »

George Washington Carver statue at Iowa State University vandalized

Iowa State University authorities are investigating vandalism to a statue of the school's first African American student, George Washington Carver. ... »

ISU student on Paris attack experience: ‘The most scared I’ve ever been’

Sometime during the first half of the soccer match she was attending at the Stade de France in Paris on Friday, Iowa State University junior Emily ... »

University of Iowa grad students urge Harreld to attend assembly

IOWA CITY - A group of University of Iowa students and faculty on Monday reiterated their demand that new UI President Bruce Harreld participate in ... »

University of Iowa Greek chapters see improved arrest, citation rates

IOWA CITY - After spending years in the headlines as a party-school mecca and just as many years addressing that with new initiatives and policies, ... »

‘Teach-in’ offers tools to learning from tough topics

IOWA CITY - A growing number of American universities of late - the University of Missouri and Yale University most recently - have been accused of ... »