| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:20 PM
It is a truism that healthy children are in a better position to learn in the classroom. Unfortunately, it’s also a sad fact of life that the role of a school nurse — who is on campus to help insure students’ well-being — often...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It looks as if Hannah Horvath won't be strolling through the University of Iowa's campus after all.
The university denied HBO's request to film "Girls" on its campus.
According to Press-Citizen, UI spokesman Tom Moore confirmed that university officials...
| Apr 3, 2014
Olivia Johnson was 30,000-plus feet in the air when she first read the script for "Rest."
Tears coursed down her cheeks as she learned about dementia patient Gerald and his wife, Etta, en route to San Francisco for Thanksgiving.
The story hit too...
| Apr 4, 2014
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
| Mar 21, 2014
America has always been many places. Whether measured from the multiple perspectives of Native American peoples, colonial
cultures imported from Europe before the American Revolution, immigrants from abroad or interregional migrants within the United...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:10 AM
When Caruso Middle School's wrestling team placed third in the state meet a year ago, there was no sense of fulfillment.
Unhappiness with that performance, the best in the Deerfield school's history, was the motivation that resulted in a Blue Jay...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sunday's season three finale of "Girls" concluded with one of the most literary cliffhangers in TV history: Hannah Horvath clutching her acceptance letter from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
On Monday, the episode received a...
| 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 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
| 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 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."...