Higher education

University of Iowa issues call for employment practices review

IOWA CITY - Firms interested in helping the University of Iowa review its employment policies and practices - after the institution lost a high-profil ...

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Mandela Washington fellows help University of Iowa tap into global market

IOWA CITY - Young African leaders are getting a taste of entrepreneurship in Iowa as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program offered this ye ...

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Federal research support slips at UI, ISU

Both the University of Iowa and Iowa State University brought in more money for research and scholarship from outside sources in the budget year that ...

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Fact Checker: Reynolds on brain drain

Introduction "We have turned the corner when it comes to our young people staying in Iowa. We were educating and exporting them out, but we do see mo ...

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Local immigration enforcement ‘definitely on the uptick’

ELDORA - Behind soundproof glass and over a black phone pressed to his ear, Soliman Altamimi said he's ready to go home.The 26-year-old Saudi Arabia n ...

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University of Iowa Health Care warns thousands of patient data breach

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Health Care has notified 5,300 patients that a #x201c;limited set of data containing protected health information#x201d ...

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Iowa regent universities land funding for transit upgrades

Iowa's Transportation Commission approved more than $1.5 million Tuesday for three public transit projects - including two aimed at improving transpor ...

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Iowa Board of Regents launches search for next executive director

The Iowa Board of Regents on Monday officially launched its search for a new executive director after a committee approved a job advertisement and pos ...

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University of Iowa to offer Islamic Psychology class

IOWA CITY - Students across the state, nation and world this fall will have the chance to take a new University of Iowa-based course about Islamic psy ...

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Iowa scientists excited for Jupiter ‘Great Red Spot’ flyby

Astronomers and the like have been observing Jupiter's #x201c;Great Red Spot#x201d; almost continuously for more than 180 years.But they've never seen ...

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Amid funding challenges, should universities follow the money?

Public higher education is not what it used to be. In fact, many would say the "public" label has become a misnomer - at least when it comes to fundi ...

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Board of Regents schedule task force meetings spurred by tuition hikes

The Board of Regents - addressing concerns over last-minute tuition hikes in the wake of lagging state support - has scheduled meetings this summer th ...

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Iowa State officially launches presidential search

The Board of Regents on Thursday officially launched its search for Iowa State University's next president, posting an appeal for nominations and appl ...

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University of Iowa additions nix need for expanded housing

IOWA CITY - In response to rising demand to live on campus, University of Iowa and Iowa State University for years have been piecing together a patchw ...

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University of Iowa’s bird collection moves into better nest

IOWA CITY - Want to check out a book about meadowlarks? How about a specimen of an actual meadowlark?The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History ...

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