Education

UI scientists seek to answer the ‘big question’

IOWA CITY — Among NASA’s top priorities in its exploration of the universe is to determine whether life exists beyond our planet. And ... »

Are there differences between coaching men and women?

IOWA CITY — We’ve been told men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but when it comes to college sports, both genders want to win ... »

Board of Regents proposes no salary raise for UIHC nurses

The Board of Regents on Friday proposed giving no salary raise to thousands of nurses and other professional employees at the University of Iowa Ho ... »

Branstad: New regent will be named in “not-too-distant future”

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday he expects to fill the vacancy on the state Board of Regents created by Nicole Carroll's resigna ... »

Dero ZAP coming to Decorah, Luther College

DECORAH — A Luther College student is working with Decorah leaders to set up an electronic tracking system designed to incentivize cycling an ... »

Regina Catholic schools president resigns

IOWA CITY — Regina Catholic Education Center president Lee Iben has resigned, Regina board president Jim Nepola confirmed late Wednesday nigh ... »

Regent Carroll resigns following family move

IOWA CITY — Regent Nicole C. Carroll on Thursday announced she’s resigning from the board, effective immediately, after her family re ... »

Pace of Iowa City enrollment growth could cause future problems

IOWA CITY — A slowdown in the growth of Iowa City schools this year will not lead to any immediate changes for the district, Superintendent S ... »

Kirkwood enrollment continues to drop

CEDAR RAPIDS — Total enrollment at Iowa’s 15 community colleges continued its decline this fall — although the slight dip of a ... »

UI President Mason supports undergrad, resident tuition freeze

IOWA CITY — Next month, the Board of Regents will consider approving an unprecedented third consecutive tuition freeze for undergraduate res ... »

UI considering early employee retirement as part of efficiency opportunities

The University of Iowa “absolutely” will consider offering early retirement to employees as part of a Board of Regents plan to cut co ... »

Fire closes St. Matthew elementary early Monday, some grades canceled Tuesday

CEDAR RAPIDS — A small fire in a boiler room caused St. Matthew’s elementary school to send students home from classes Monday morning ... »

Mount Mercy and Kirkwood partner to help veterans, international students

CEDAR RAPIDS — In these hypercompetitive times in higher education in Iowa, with both public and private schools clamoring for every qualifi ... »

Botchway will focus on retaining employees of color in Iowa City schools

IOWA CITY — As part of a new equity plan due this spring, the Iowa City Community School District hopes to more than double the proportion o ... »

UI professor says Athletic Department should have mitigated perceived conflict of interest

IOWA CITY — A University of Iowa professor who advised the Athletics Department for 10 years, said the UI should have done a management plan ... »

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