Education

Iowa City boy lands fifth place finish in National Geographic Bee

Imagine finding yourself sitting at the U.S. vice president's house eating vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce and brownie chunks and enjoying t ... »

Solon school district introduces superintendent candidates

SOLON — Members of the community got a chance Thursday night to hear from finalists for the Solon School Superintendent position. One of the ... »

New deal smooths out transition for business students going from Kirkwood to University of Iowa

As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen partnerships with area community colleges and their students, the University of Iowa’s Tippie Colle ... »

Solon to hold public forums with superintendent candidates

SOLON — The Solon Community School District will hold public forums Thursday afternoon with two finalists for its superintendent position. ... »

One Direction helps fix all ‘little things’

MARION — Imagine never being able to see anything but pitch black.

No more looking at the green buds on the tips of the freshly ... »

Phobic of going phoneless? ISU study says you may have nomophobia

AMES — I would feel uncomfortable without constant access to information through my smartphone.

I would be annoyed if I couldn’ ... »

ACT tests out online exams

CEDAR RAPIDS — ACT, Inc. permitted some students this spring to take its college preparatory test online as part of an effort that could all ... »

AIB enrollment plummets following news of ‘regents center’

When Des Moines-based AIB College of Business begins its final academic year in the fall, 356 students are expected to be registered for classes &# ... »

Mount Mercy show combines chemistry, theatrics

CEDAR RAPIDS — Joe Nguyen likes to blow things up.

And about eight times each school year, Nguyen, an assistant professor of chemistry ... »

Data: roughly half of Hawkeye, Cyclone grads leave the state

Iowa’s population has remained largely stagnant over several decades and, despite state efforts to entice young workers to stay, many Iowa c ... »

University of Iowa breaks campus Fulbright award record with 13 recipients

IOWA CITY — On a whim, as a University of Iowa freshman in 2010, Audrey Williams enrolled in an intensive elementary Turkish language course ... »

Eastern Iowa student journalists file First Amendment suit

Muscatine Community College students have filed a federal lawsuit against school administrators, asserting they violated the students’ First ... »

Former ISU program director reaches agreement over ‘discriminatory conduct’

The former director of Iowa State University’s American Indian Studies Program has agreed to resign Aug. 14 as part of an agreement stemming ... »

University of Iowa to add undergraduate public health study major

IOWA CITY — When Alfonza Brown was in fifth grade, his teacher read an excerpt from “The Hot Zone,” billed as a “terrif ... »

Iowans to get more healthcare choices

Iowans searching for health care plans on the state’s marketplace website are going to see new names and options this fall.

On Friday, ... »