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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

Conservatives Sue for Academic Freedom

Faith can be an occupational hazard. Just ask Associate Professor Mike Adams. The 21-year teacher of criminology was the perfect candidate for promotion - except for one thing.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington

7 hrs ago | NWAonline

Bentonville School District names new communications director

Stolt has been a teacher at Central Park Elementary School since 2008. Before that he taught first grade in San Anselmo, Calif., for five years, according to a resume provided by the district.


Related Topix: Education Etc., San Anselmo, CA

11 hrs ago | Newswise

A Map for Eye Disease

Now, University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of a region of the human eye long associated with blinding diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.


Related Topix: Macular Degeneration, Health, Medicine, Ophthalmology

12 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Scientists Developing Test to Detect Caffeine in Drinks, Food

Many parents have used home drug tests to determine if their children are taking illicit substances.


13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Scientists working on at-home caffeine detection test

An enzyme can detect caffeine levels in most drinks, researchers at the University of Iowa found.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

17 hrs ago |

City Circle Presents HAIR at the CCPA This Weekend

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical Hair this weekend, August 1-3 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Coralville, IA

21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Stroke survivor speaks out about aphasia

Many Americans spend time finishing school, looking and settling into jobs and careers, landing promotions, getting married, traveling and having children throughout their 20s.


Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Dartmouth College, Wedding

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Raising children on TV disrupts their ability to pay attention and learn

It's almost intuitively obvious to most that too much TV viewing is conducive to physical deterioration and not conducive to mental development.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Family, Kids, University of Pennsylvania

The Fairfield Ledger

Universities differ in use of class rank

On June 15, The Cedar Rapids Gazette published a guest opinion from Len Hadley, a member of the Board of Regents Performance-Based Funding Task Force.


Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa State University

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Legal Concerns Lead to Suspension of Free UI Tuition Promotion

Legal Concerns Lead to Suspension of Free UI Tuition Promotion AP 7-31-14 Legal concerns have forced the University of Iowa to suspend a promotion offering free tuition to five randomly selected students who purchased football season tickets.


KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lightning Round: 8 things you need to know

At its last meeting the commission approved a new license for Greene County... And today, members plan to discuss other new license applications.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Marshalltown, IA

The Miami Herald

Iowa offering free tuition to boost ticket sales

The University of Iowa is offering a year's worth of free tuition to five randomly selected students who've purchased season tickets for the 2014 football season.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Strange sounds coming from Kinnick? No worries, officials say

The University of Iowa will begin the first phase of testing the upgraded audio system on July 30. Occasional low-level audio and white noise may be heard near the stadium until Saturday, August 2. The second phase of testing is scheduled to begin on August 4 and continue through August 9. This phase will verify that the system is working as ... (more)


Related Topix: Iowa, Weird

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Hawkeyes suspend free tuition raffle over legal concerns

When the Hawkeyes take the field, the students help lead the crowd. "The student section gets rowdy, gets excited," said Evan Risk, a student season ticket holder.



What Year's Worth Of Campus Blotter Reports For One Party School Looks Like

To examine this, the Arizona Daily Wildcat , UA's student newspaper, was gracious enough to share the entries from their " Police Beat " for the 2013-14 academic year.


Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Marijuana, University of Arizona

DNA mutations happening as cancer spreads

Clusters of simultaneous multiple DNA mutations can be a source of rapid change as cancer starts and spreads and also during evolution.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

The Des Moines Register

Doubts raised about legality of Hawkeye tuition raffle

State regulators are looking into the legality of a University of Iowa promotion which promises a drawing for a year's free tuition to five students who buy season tickets to Hawkeye football games.


Black Heart Gold Pants

BHGP Partners with Iowa Touchdowns for Kids for Fifth Season

For the fifth consecutive year, BHGP is proud to announce that we have partnered with Iowa Touchdowns for Kids, the football-centric donation drive for the University of Iowa Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Nursing, Sports, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Sports

Hawk Eye

Sharing the knowledge

Honts is among the eight fellows taking part in this summer's FUTURE in Biomedicine Program.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, Iowa City, IA

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall Lang 7/29/14 Another new residence hall could be on the horizon for the University of Iowa.