| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Ashland University, Ohio
Society member: Abigail Leboza, daughter of Reid and Sue Leboza of Green Oaks, is a member of Order of Omega and Omicron Delta Kappa. She is a 2011 graduate of Libertyville High School. The Order of Omega recognizes students...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look.
In an effort to make students from...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Emergency rooms weren't always staffed by specialists — doctors well-versed in making life-or-death decisions when a patient arrives at the hospital in cardiac arrest, bleeding from a gunshot wound, or suffering from a drug overdose.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:05 AM
At the end of Season 3 of "Girls" (apologies if this is a spoiler), Hannah got accepted into the University of Iowa's MFA program. The new trailer for Season 4 shows us a little bit of her Iowa City life after she picks up and moves from New York for...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa.
Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around the table: How...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium will host New York Times best-selling author T.C. Boyle at Christopher Newport University on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Boyle, a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, received his doctorate from the University of Iowa...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents.
The electric car maker will create...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation.
The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Berlin girls swimming coach Andy Ahlberg concluded his competitive career in 2013, but he hasn't left the sport.
After starring at Glastonbury and lettering four years at the University of Iowa, Ahlberg began coaching after graduation in December 2013....
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm.