Education

UI could get world-class track after Oregon championships

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa athletes next year could go from running on one of the worst tracks in the Big Ten to one of world-class quali ... »

Regional centers ‘increasingly occurring’ in higher education

A regional regents center — such as one proposed for Des Moines to offer courses, programs and even housing for students from all three of I ... »

ISU president consulted on UI-AIB deal

CEDAR RAPIDS — Following a Jan. 26 announcement that Des Moines-based AIB College of Business could morph into a University of Iowa satellit ... »

C.R., ISU join forces to support Cedar Rapids ag industries

CEDAR RAPIDS — Central to the city's beefed-up economic development effort, city officials said Wednesday, is an initiative to focus on the c ... »

UI eyes $75 million west side power plant

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa wants to build a new $75 million West Campus Energy Plant to provide reliable services on the other side o ... »

University of Iowa arrests plummeted in 2014

The number of arrests and charges filed on each of Iowa’s three public university campuses dropped in 2014 from the previous year.

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Iowa Regent appointments would leave one Democrat

IOWA CITY — If Iowa senators confirm the three new Board of Regents members recommended this week by Gov. Terry Branstad, the board will inc ... »

House panel approves Iowa school radon testing mandate despite funding concern

DES MOINES — Iowa school boards told lawmakers Wednesday they can’t afford a mandate that every school building be tested for radon. ... »

University of Iowa students allowed course work exceptions after KKK statue

IOWA CITY — Some University of Iowa students who said they were offended by a Ku Klux Klan-likened sculpture erected on campus without permi ... »

Mental health screening proposal would connect students, providers

CEDAR RAPIDS — A $2.5 million proposal for a pilot program that would offer mental health screenings in Iowa schools passed a state Senate su ... »

Educators step lightly around political points as state considers new science standard

A proposed new standard for science instruction in Iowa schools for kindergarten through grade 12 would provide more real-world applications to les ... »

Marion choirs on the rise

MARION — Two or three years — maybe even last year — if someone had mentioned Marion High School having a show choir, m ... »

International community colleges group will continue, but probably not in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — An international consortium based at Kirkwood Community College will stay intact, despite up to $280,000 owed to the host col ... »

Dubuque bests Coe on the road

CEDAR RAPIDS — There was no home court advantage in the Iowa Conference men’s basketball tournament Thursday night.

Dubuque use ... »

University of Iowa grad and peeping victim lobbies for change to Iowa’s peeping law

IOWA CITY — A University of Iowa graduate who testified against an Iowa City landlord convicted in 2013 of spying on female tenants is now l ... »

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