Higher Education

  • Faculty diversity no easy task at the UI

    - Jan 23, 2017
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Although the University of Iowa was the first public state university in the United States to admit men and women on an equal basis, it still must make strides toward similar progress
  • UI works on inclusion, diversity

    - Jan 19, 2017
    The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office updated the UI community on campus diversity and inclusion efforts, acknowledging fear of reversing progress on these efforts. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu As the United States and the state
  • Mental health takes center stage

    - Dec 16, 2016
    The UI and the U.S. make strides toward mental-health reform. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu As lawmakers rally behind mental-health-reform legislation on Capitol Hill, University of Iowa students push for improved access to treatment of mental illnesses
  • UI stresses diversity, inclusiveness

    - Dec 7, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu CEDAR FALLS – On a campus in which 16.6 percent of students are minorities, according to fall 2015 University of Iowa admissions data, the UI’s strategic plan for 2016-21 considers boosting inclusiveness
  • Mark Nook named President of University of Northern Iowa

    - Dec 6, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu CEDAR FALLS — After a three-month search process, the state Board of Regents has selected Chancellor Mark Nook from Montana State University as the 11th President of the University of Northern Iowa,
  • Tuition on the loose again

    - Dec 6, 2016
    A decline in state appropriations contributes to the state Board of Regents’ approval of another tuition increase. By Marissa Payne | marissa-payne@uiowa.edu CEDAR FALLS — With no discussion, the state Board of Regents unanimously approved tuition
  • Carver gift to fund Neuroscience center

    - Dec 6, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu CEDAR FALLS — The creation of a cross-disciplinary neuroscience center in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will be made possible with a $45 million grant from the Roy J.
  • Harreld joins in protecting students

    - Nov 29, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Despite the spread of anti-immigrant rhetoric during the election cycle, the University of Iowa is striving to remain a safe and inclusive campus for all students. UI President Bruce Harreld added his
  • UI seeks peer educators on sexual misconduct

    - Nov 16, 2016
    The Women’s Resource and Action Center will implement a new sexual violence prevention program in January 2017. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu As the reported number of sexual assaults continues to increase, the campus community has felt
  • UI dives into scheduling classes

    - Nov 28, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu While current University of Iowa students have just recently registered for their spring 2017 courses, university officials are collaborating to schedule classes for the following semester, considering the issues of capacity and

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