University of Iowa

How Iowa is bringing STEM to new minds

CLOSE<p>Iowa employers report trouble filling jobs requiring education in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>While it may be apple orchard and …

Education

Iowa Adds Colorado State to 2021 Schedule

<b>IOWA CITY, Iowa - -</b> The University of Iowa has added a home date with Colorado State to its 2021 football schedule. Colorado State will visit Kinnick …

College Football

You shouldn't go down a slide with a child on your lap

A US mum is keen to warn others of the dangers of sliding with their kids, after her little boy was injured in what was meant to be fun mum-and-kiddo …

Parenting

Sean Gallagher and the Importance of the Campus Consortium Network

The University of Iowa's College of Public Health recently hosted Pulitzer Center grantee Sean Gallagher for a two-day visit to the campus, where …

Education

Simpson’s ‘free tuition’: Why we need clearer college costs

CLOSE<p>Simpson president Jay Simmons explains some of the thinking behind the free tuition idea.<p>Simpson College’s plan to offer free tuition* to …

Des Moines

From Paris to Bonn to Iowa, we must keep America’s clean energy economy on track

CLOSE<p>Twenty countries and two U.S. states have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030.<p>Nearly two years …

Climate

CFP: Movement: Migration/Politics/Sport in the Global Midwest | H-Midwest | H-Net

Call for Papers<p>Movement<p>Migration/Politics/Sport in the Global Midwest<p>Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) Conference<p>Friday and Saturday, …

Black Lives Matter

Keep University of Iowa affordable

CLOSE<p>Regent Larry McKibben and University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld talk about university funding issues.<p>After growing up in Iowa, I was one of …

Education

Why this former Hawkeye basketball player came home to Iowa after 35 years

CLOSE<p>RAGBRAI riders complete the final leg of the week-long event from Waukon to Lansing on Saturday, July 29, 2017.<p>When I told my friends in Austin, …

Des Moines

Caleb Babb

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Illinois rank IL rank<p>2018 rank<p>The University of Iowa is an amazing school and Coach Long has the Hawkeye swimming and diving teams …

Swimming

Farewell James, We Hardly Knew Ye

<b>By DARREN MILLER</b> <i><br>hawkeyesports.com</i><p><b>IOWA CITY, Iowa --</b> The kitchen table at Cornelia William's home will soon feature another framed photograph. <br>William …

Ohio State Buckeyes

Fewer Foreign Students Are Coming to U.S., Survey Shows

The first new college class since the election of Donald J. Trump has arrived on campus, and new numbers confirm what the higher education industry had feared: Fewer foreign students are coming to the United States.<p>The number of newly arriving international students declined an average 7 percent in …

News (U.S.)

Cheap bacon and bigger barns turn Iowa inside out

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa—Chris Petersen has raised two children, thousands of hogs, a couple of rambunctious terriers and hell.<p>Lots of hell.<p>"The family farm …

Agriculture

Gut may be key to preventing Parkinson’s

Cells located in the intestine spark an immune response that protects nerve cells, or neurons, against damage connected with Parkinson’s disease, a …

Neuroscience

Just More Evidence Women And Minorities Are Left Out Of VC Funding

A look at the last 12 months of funding announcements finds that it pays to be a white man with a degree from Stanford.<p>If you want to start a new company and be really well-funded and successful, the best strategy is to be a white male who graduated from Stanford. That sounds horribly insensitive, …

University of Southern California

Any Runner Can Get Osteoarthritis–Here’s How To Avoid It

It’s called post-traumatic osteoarthritis and, based on a recent study by orthopedists and rehabilitation specialists at the University of Iowa, it …

Running

Photos: Iowa 2017 wrestling media day

Michael Kemerer, 157-pounder, returning NCAA All-American, poses for photos during the University of Iowa wrestling media day Wednesday, Nov. 8, …

College & University

Cholesterol — Why the numbers, healthy diet really do matter

If cholesterol numbers make your head spin, doctors say here’s the bottom line: Get tested ASAP to find out your “bad” cholesterol number because …

Diabetes

Tickets for UWW Freestyle World Cup in Iowa City now available, along with Iowa wrestling single-dual tickets

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ticket packages to the UWW Freestyle World Cup and single-dual tickets for the 2017-18 University of Iowa wrestling season became …

Team USA

Iowa law school graduates are better at passing the bar

CLOSE<p>Anyone who wants to practice law in a state must pass the bar examination, a battery of exams that test test-takers’ legal knowledge and skills. …

Education

College Kid Changed His Grades 90 Times with a High-Tech Hack, FBI Says

Trevor Graves now faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly using keylogging devices to steal his teachers' tests and passwords.<p>Rather than take the time to study, pull off a <i>Mission Impossible</i>-style heist, or just wing it, a former University of Iowa student allegedly created a lengthy high-tech …

Education

Mumps Makes a Comeback, Even Among the Vaccinated

If you think you’ve been seeing mumps in the news more often in the past couple of years, you’re absolutely right.<p>“Mumps outbreaks are on the rise,” said Dr. Janell Routh, a pediatrician who is a medical officer on the mumps team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 6,000 …

Public Health

Saving Neurons May Offer New Approach for Treating Alzheimer's Disease

<i>Summary: According to researchers, the compound P7C3 may help to protect against neuron death and memory problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease</i> …

Neuroscience

Iowa Named FWAA Team of the Week

<b>IOWA CITY, Iowa - -</b> The University of Iowa football team has been named the FWAA National Team of the Week following the 55-24 win over No. 3 Ohio …

College Football

Recinos Earns Playing Time, Produces

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>The following first appeared in the University of Iowa's Hawk Talk Daily, an e-newsletter that offers a daily look at the Iowa</i> …

College Football

Student Arrested for Using Keylogger to Change Grades Over 90 Times

This past Thursday, a former University of Iowa student appeared in court on charges of hacking his school and professors and changing grades for …

Education

Weekly Spotlight!

Weekly Spotlight!<p>Each <i>week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful.</i> …

American Psychological Association

Story of Iowa Student Who Allegedly Changed Grades Reads Like a Spy Novel

Admittedly, a spy novel about pineapples.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Cybersecurity & Hackers<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Former University of Iowa student …

Department of Public Safety

Ohio State Players Planning on Participating in New Iowa Football Tradition

Ohio State has yet to face a truly raucous road crowd this season.<p>The most hostile crowd the Buckeyes have faced this season was probably in Indiana …

College Football

The Iowa Wave through a child's eyes

Forget about hospital life for a moment<p>IOWA CITY, Iowa — The moment nears. Will Kohn’s father leans over and asks: “Are you ready?” The boy nods, his …

Iowa City