ISU Investigating Vandalism of George Washington Carver Statue

Last Friday, the Iowa State University Police received a report that the George Washington Carver statue outside Carver Hall had been vandalized with what appeared to be shaving cream. According to the University, the vandalism is believed to have occurred on Friday between 1 P.M. and 4 P.M. In a statement, Iowa State University President, […]

Education Company Agrees To Forgive Student Loans of Iowans

The Iowa Attorney General’s office has announced that the Education Management Corporation (EDMC), a Pennsylvania for-profit education company, has agreed to forgive approximately half a million dollars in loans for more than 600 former Iowa students and over 102.8 million dollars nationwide that was held by over 80,000 former students. According to the Iowa Attorney […]

ABC’s Juju Chang to Speak at ISU on September 29

Juju Chang, ABC ‘Nightline’ co- anchor, will deliver a lecture in journalism at Iowa State University on September 29. The Chamberlin lecture will take place at 8 pm in the Memorial Union Great Hall. She will focus on the Iowa caucuses in her talk ‘What Does It Take to Win the Iowa Presidential Caucuses?’ Chang, […]

UNI Announces Bachelor of Arts in Technology Management fully At a Distance

The University of Northern Iowa has offered Bachelor of Arts in Technology Management which will begin this fall. The university is now receiving applications for the program. The technology management program focuses on industry incorporating an applied approach to critical-thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. Courses of the program are offered completely online using eLearning, a […]

Iowa School Board to Review School District’s Music Program

The Iowa Board of Education will meet on Thursday to discuss whether or not to allow a northeast Iowa school district to perform religious music at choir concerts. The family of a recent graduate of the New Hampton School District have been critical of the selection of choir songs containing Christian themes such as “In […]

UNI’s Rod Library Selected for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Grant

The University of Northern Iowa’s Rod Library has been named for the “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” grant. The library will receive $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and American Library Association to assist programming. Latino Americans: 500 Years of History is a public programming initiative explored by NEH and the American […]

Iowa Students Enrolled for Ashford University’s Online Program Receiving Refunds

Nearly three hundred students who enrolled on Ashford University’s online program are now receiving payments in tuition refunds, according to the office of Iowa attorney general. As per a settlement reached last year with Attorney General Tom Miller, 296 former Iowa students are receiving $5,240,000. The Consumer Protection Division is distributing the refunds that range […]

New Director Optimistic to Develop Education in Iowa as Model for Others

New director of Iowa Department of Education Ryan Wise has focused on working with a strategy to promote education in Iowa that will be a model for other states. “There are a number of bright spots that we as a state should be very proud of, and we are blazing a new and bold path […]

ISU Architecture Student Projects Awarded at National AIA Competition

Iowa State University architecture graduate students have been in Top Ten at a national American Institute of Architects’ student competition. Above 400 students from 38 schools took part in the program. The AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) presented Top Ten Awards on the first day of the 2015 AIA National Convention in Atlanta held […]

New NIST Forensic Science Center to Be Established At Iowa State University

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the approval of up to $20 million grant over five years to set up a Forensic Science Center of Excellence based at Iowa State University. NIST announced the grant at the 46th Annual Training Seminar of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark […]