Higher education

Loan debt still burdens grads

DES MOINES — Logun Buckley is eager to graduate from college and pursue a career.

He is less excited about the student loan payments ... »

University of Iowa worker fired for violating privacy law

A University of Iowa student health employee was fired and a second staffer disciplined after discussing pregnancy test results of the girlfriend o ... »

Iowa to join interstate distance learning compact

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill into law Friday that he expects will help lower costs and streamline participation in distanc ... »

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 College of B ... »

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’ ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

University of Iowa launches new approaches to bias complaints

IOWA CITY — With some minority students describing the University of Iowa as uncomfortable and unsafe, administrators are laying plans to qu ... »

LGBT fraternity, sorority earn charter designation at University of Iowa

IOWA CITY — Here's the truth for Hunter Gillaspie — typical fraternities exude masculinity.

“I had interviews with more t ... »

Iowa graduates see bright job outlook

Having just turned 21, with an entire year of college remaining, Iowa State University design student Brenna Lyden in August landed a coveted first ... »

ISU and UNI ask public to help in reviving new funding model

The presidents of Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa are turning to the public for help in salvaging a new way of funding Io ... »