Higher education

University of Iowa Graduate College to see leadership shake-up

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Graduate College is changing its leadership structure — replacing its three associate deans with j ... »

Presidential hopefuls rent Iowa meeting rooms, police — even firetrucks

IOWA CITY — Many Iowa cities, universities and community colleges are glad to let political candidates use public assembly halls, security se ... »

University of Iowa appoints new athletics rep

The University of Iowa has a new “faculty athletics representative” to, among other things, advise the president on athletics issues, ... »

ISU expert predicts potential fallout from swap out of popular (artificial) food additives

AMES — A growing cohort of consumers these days don’t want Yellow 6, Titanium dioxide, and other artificial flavors, colors, and pres ... »

Common application for Iowa, ISU, UNI set to go live next week

Come next week, all new U.S. high school graduates wanting to apply to more than one of Iowa’s public universities will be able to do so usi ... »

Mason: ‘It’s been such a blessing’

IOWA CITY — When University of Iowa President Sally Mason formally announced her retirement in January, she vowed to keep pushing toward the ... »

Iowa State University to offer state’s first historic preservation certificate, degree

Iowa boasts about 10,000 properties either individually or as part of districts on the National Register of Historic Places, and an Iowa State Univ ... »

Lawmakers: State tuition freeze in danger next spring, beyond

DES MOINES — In-state undergraduate students attending Iowa's three public universities will not see a tuition increase this fall.

Ne ... »

UI professor: Dolezal case brings up possibility of changing racial identity

IOWA CITY — The concept that race is a social construct — rather than biological — is not new to University of Iowa law profes ... »

UNI president warns one-time funding veto would jeopardize tuition freeze

JOHNSTON — If one-time funding Iowa legislators approved for regents’ universities is vetoed by Gov. Terry Branstad the impact will b ... »

Iowa State University in top 100 for 2014 patents

Iowa State University was ranked 70th among the top 100 universities for U.S. utility patents granted in 2014.

ISU researchers earned 31 U.S. ... »

Hancher readies for its encore

IOWA CITY — While the Iowa River was flirting with its low-lying riverbanks Thursday afternoon, 200 workers were high and dry, continuing th ... »

Controversy prompts Iowa college to disclose prof’s felony charges

An unlikely connection to Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president who resigned after being outed by her parents as a white woman pretend ... »

Controversy over Rachel Dolezal puts her Iowa brother in spotlight

An Iowa man has been thrust into the spotlight in a racial identity scandal involving his sister, Rachel Dolezal, who resigned as an NAACP chapter ... »

University of Iowa study debunks ‘French fry’ theory

IOWA CITY — Experts for eons have warned Americans to skip the salt, and federal regulators recently have pushed for tighter consumption rec ... »