| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:34 AM
While law student Mohammed "Mo" Khan campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the 20th District state representative seat, he said he's looking forward to possibly challenging incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th) in the November general...
| Feb 24, 2014
From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
| Feb 25, 2014
Despite the popular notion that the sky's the limit for smart, ambitious females, new research finds that many college women doubt their ability to achieve.
Many are more pessimistic than young women in the past about having a significant career and...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Dan Gable is wrestling.
Say the name, and people look.
When he walks into a room, people go silent and stare.
He has a wrestling museum named after him.
A gold-medal winner at the 1972 Munich Olympics while never giving up a single point in that...
| Feb 15, 2014
Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Hayden Fry knew there was something different about Bob Diaco when the high school senior from New Jersey was visiting the University of Iowa campus on a recruiting trip in 1991.
Diaco wore a suit and tie during his two days on campus. Fry, who began his...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Their method of scoring may not be identical, but the Redfield-Doland cross country squads have each found their way to success this season.
The boys may not have a dominant runner, but have found success in their pack.
“It’s been nice...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Hundreds attended a recent college and career fair for special-needs students at Forest View Education Center in Arlington Heights.
About 30 different colleges and universities participated in the 5th annual Directions college and career fair on Oct. 1,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria, a new study suggests.
Researchers tested 101 milk samples they bought on milk sharing websites. They found that almost three quarters probably...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa shocked her students when she accidentally attached a compressed file of homemade porn in an email instead of the solutions to homework problems on Tuesday.
The images show the female TA and her...