The University of Iowa, while eager to resurrect a more traditional college experience, also is gleaning lessons from the pandemic and hopes to capitalize on them right away with a Fall 2021 “work-arrangement pilot” allowing some staffers to maintain remote, hybrid, and flexible schedules.
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A decade after University of Iowa Athletics launched a “Think Before They Drink” campaign aimed at curbing football-related drinking — but facing massive losses from COVID — the department on Thursday announced it will expand alcohol sales at athletic events, including football, basketball, and wrestling.
In response to Iowa-specific legislation Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law Tuesday, echoing the now-reversed White House order by barring the same “divisive” concepts from mandatory training at public universities and other government entities, UI indicated the bill won’t affect programming.
While COVID-19 for the most part has hurt enrollment across traditional college and university campuses, it’s had the opposite effect on some less-traditional higher ed programs — like the University of Iowa’s new online Master of Business Administration degree.
The lawsuit that a group of former University of Iowa football players filed in November accusing Hawkeye staff members of racially-motivated discrimination, harassment, and bullying has been set for a 10-day jury trial in Des Moines -- two years from now.