A group of 26 Republican lawmakers wants Iowa’s public universities to explain themselves and their teacher training curriculum by defining a long list of terms plucked from course descriptions — like “compulsory heterosexuality,” “critical media literacy” and “equitable science teaching.”
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The Hawkeye and Cyclone football teams over the last five years have spent a combined $2.2 million housing players, coaches, and staff in hotels the night before home games to “minimize distractions” and help them prepare with better security, nutrition, and privacy.
The athletic departments across Iowa’s public universities have spent more than a combined $7.3 million taking COVID-19 tests and other pandemic-related precautions and measures – expenses covered by their main campuses, athletics revenue or federal aid.
Through her work on “The 1619 Project” in its many iterations – and again Wednesday evening on the Iowa State University campus – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones argued for making slavery central to the American story, rather than just an asterisk.
After dipping slightly during the height of COVID-19, visits to the University of Iowa Office of the Ombudsperson — which provides “problem solving and conflict resolution” services to students, faculty, and staff — increased to 661 in the budget year that just ended.
Over the next three years, ISU researchers will use the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant to tap and build on efforts of a Walk with Ease program — developed by the Arthritis Foundation to curtail symptoms and improve overall health by incorporating activity into everyday life.
An assessment of new U.S. News & World Report rankings out Monday – along with several metrics used to decide them – indicates the University of Iowa and Iowa State University fall below their Board of Regents-assigned peers in many categories, except one key measure: acceptance rate.
Although University of Iowa held steady at its overall national rank of No. 83 in U.S. News & World Report’s new “2022-2023 Best Colleges” assessment out Monday, the campus surged past a string of Ivy League schools on its list of best writing programs to claim the No. 2 spot in the country.