Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen, University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson and University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook. from left, speak to the Iowa Board of Regents April 25, 2024. (Photo by Brooklyn Draisey/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

State universities eliminate, reorganize DEI offices to meet Regents directives

Presidents of the state’s public universities told the Iowa Board of Regents Thursday they are eliminating departments and positions related to diversity, equity and...
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Third installment of Herky on Parade coming to Johnson County in May

Johnson county residents can expect to see a whole lot more of the University of Iowa’s beloved mascot, Herky, starting May 1 – but...
Shea Brown, owner of BABL AI and first-place winner at the Iowa JPEC Spring Innovation Awards.

BABL AI takes top prize at Iowa JPEC Innovation Challenge Awards

BABL AI, a company that employs certified independent auditors to ensure systems comply with the AI regulation landscape, and its owner, Shea Brown, won...
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Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa receives $92,000 grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa has received a $92,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support local youth financial literacy programs. According to a...
A rendering depicting the renovated Duane Banks stadium.

UI seeks Board of Regents’ approval for updated proposal renovating Duane Banks stadium

An updated proposal for renovations to the Duane Banks stadium is headed for the Board of Regents at their April 24 and 25 meeting,...
Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory

UI to petition Board of Regents to plan for new hydroscience research building

In a bid to expand its IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering program, the University of Iowa College of Engineering will petition the Board of...
Nataliya Oliynyk (left) and Jackson Kalmar (right), co-hosts of Wake Up Iowa City

Wake up call: UI students create hit lifestyle show after struggling for airtime

Two University of Iowa students struggling for air time on DITV, the UI’s student-run television network, experienced a wake-up call of sorts: why not...
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Coe College announces Iowa Ready Initiative

Amid a host of starts and stops by the U.S. Department of Education’s rollout of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),...
Peoples Company's annual Monopoly tournament will be April 24.

Monopoly Tournament to benefit UNI Center for Real Estate Education

An annual Monopoly tournament benefiting the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Center for Real Estate Education will occur at Embassy Club West in West...
Venture School winners Iowa

Three Iowa entrepreneurs win top awards in Venture School competitions

SteerClear Mirrors, the AgriNet and Act Write Here were first-place winners when three Venture School cohorts around the state of Iowa held final pitches...

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