Higher education

UI students hold 'Black voices are not heard' rally

IOWA CITY — A couple dozen University of Iowa students held a silent rally Thursday afternoon to raise concerns about not being heard.

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Pump failure leads to wastewater discharge at UIHC

IOWA CITY — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is monitoring a situation involving wastewater from the University of Iowa Hospitals an ... »

ISU study: Low self-control linked to cyber fraud

Company concerns about technology security have spiked with hackers becoming more prevalent and scams on the rise. But a new study by Iowa State Un ... »

Senate Democrats boost higher education funding by nearly $40 million

DES MOINES — A Senate budget panel Wednesday approved a higher education spending plan that would increase funding by nearly $40 million to ... »

‘Shark Tank’ star to hear University of Iowa student pitches

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa’s student union later this week will morph into a “shark tank” when businessman and ... »

Iowa schools spent $27,000 last year on food for regent meetings

IOWA CITY — The institutions that Iowa's Board of Regents oversee spent a combined $27,130 last year providing menu items including grilled s ... »

University of Iowa group pushes ‘pot brownies’ on 4/20

IOWA CITY — On Monday, April 20 — a day that has become a sort of marijuana holiday — several University of Iowa students hand ... »

Building boom on Iowa’s campuses

The brick is going up and the carpet is going down in a 501-bed residence hall slated to open on the west side of the University of Iowa campus in ... »

University of Iowa extends tailgating hours for Fall 2015

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa plans to extend tailgating in UI parking lots by one hour after home football games next fall.

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Iowa primed to be first in nation for driverless cars

IOWA CITY — Iowa is well equipped to become the first state in the nation with a roadway certified for driverless cars, and researchers this ... »

Campus efficiencies to eventually save $46M annually

IOWA CITY — After spending $84 million to implement new efficiencies, Iowa’s public universities eventually will save an estimated $4 ... »

Young patients sign off on new University of Iowa children’s hospital

IOWA CITY — When 15-year-old Austin “Flash” Schroeder walked in to a crowded room Wednesday hoping to sign a beam that will be ... »

University of Iowa ‘black student’ group aims for ‘culturally competent’ environment

IOWA CITY — A new University of Iowa “Black Student Advisory Committee” created after a professor in December sparked widespre ... »

Roughly 400 university employees report tax fraud in Iowa

National tax day is upon us, and the number of employees at Iowa’s public universities reporting some form of tax fraud has reached about 40 ... »

Profile: Bob Downer became first regent from Iowa City

IOWA CITY — In the 1970s, a push was on to get a student on Iowa’s Board of Regents. If not a student, at least a young adult. And bu ... »