International Hunter Education Association Conference to Be held In Des Moines On May 18-21

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host the International Hunter Education Association– USA conference on May 18-21. The conference will take place at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel. About 200 hunter education and shooting sports professionals from nearly every state, Canada, Mexico, Guam, New Zealand and Kyrgyzstan are expected to join the four-day […]

Iowa Department of Education to Host Literacy Summit in July

The Iowa Department of Education will host a two-day literacy summit in July in Des Moines. The Quality Literacy Instruction Summit will take place in the Iowa Events Center on July 29-30. Dr. Anita Archer, a consultant to school districts on explicit instruction and literacy improvement and Dr. Laura M. Justice, an applied researcher in […]

UNI’s Panther Pick Up Project to Take Place on May 7-8

The University of Northern Iowa has announced to host its seventh annual Panther Pick Up on May 7-8. It is an old stuff collecting project that aims at helping both the environment and community. Some students throw their old stuff and unwanted household items, among which usable items will be accepted at pick-up sites on […]

ISU Professor Catherine Kling Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Iowa State University distinguished professor Catherine Kling, Charles F. Curtiss was named to the National Academy of Sciences. On Tuesday, the academy released the names of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries who were elected based on their notable and ongoing achievement in original research. Kling is Distinguished Professor of Agriculture […]

Actor and Writer Rob Lowe Will Speak At UNI

Renowned actor Rob Lowe will present a lecture at the University of Northern Iowa as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. The presentation, based on Lowe’s latest memoir “Love Life,” will take place in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at on Thursday, October 8. Lowe, a multi-talented actor and philanthropist, […]

UNI Department of Languages & Literatures Awards Nineteen Students

Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa has published the names of nineteen students who received awards and scholarships at a recognition ceremony held a recently. Awards were given in different categories. Katie Upah was nominated for the Award of Excellence for critical essay writing and Jessica Walker received G. Erlene […]

College Admission Assistance Company Agrees to Change Aggressive Marketing Approach, Refund and Pay

College Admissions Assistance LLC, has agreed to modify its approach to marketing following a compliant of misleading an Iowa couple. According to Iowa Attorney General Office, the company will refund for unused portions of the services, and pay $25,000 for future enforcement. However, the quality of the services of the company was not questioned but […]

Over 5,000 Iowa Healthcare Workers to Get Financial Education in 2015

On Wednesday, the Financial Fitness Group announced to provide support to 5,000 Iowa healthcare workers through the Financial Fitness Challenge program. The group, a dedicated online tools and software applications provider, will give assistance as per the regular partnership with the Iowa Insurance Division and Iowa CareGivers. The Financial Fitness Challenge program offers online education […]

Kirkwood Community College Recognized For Green Efforts

Kirkwood Community College was selected for Postsecondary Sustainability award by the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program Last Wednesday. On Earth Day 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the names of green schools, districts and colleges. Altogether 58 schools, 14 districts, and 9 postsecondary institutions were awarded. Kirkwood is the only […]

Sioux City And Western Iowa Tech Community College Designated

On Wednesday, Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced that Sioux City had been designated as a Home Base Iowa Community, and Western Iowa Tech Community College as a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMP). Now, Sioux City has been included on the list of existing thirteen certified Home Base Iowa Communities. To become […]