Higher education

UIHC mandates new, uniform scrubs for nurses

In the coming months, patients and guests at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will see a more uniform and “professional” ap ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

Patience, high-powered telescopes could unlock clues to the cosmos

IOWA CITY — New telescopes, dark skies and lots of patience could help University of Iowa astronomers scan the cosmos for active asteroids, ... »

Regents will move forward with efficiency review ‘on our own’

IOWA CITY — Deloitte Consulting has been advising the Board of Regents on making improvements to the public universities’ efficiency ... »

Regents expected to take action on efficiency review

IOWA CITY — Three months after unanimously agreeing to work with Deloitte Consulting on implementation of its suggestions for improving sour ... »

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