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  • Friday, April 24, 2015 3:06 PM
    The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has awarded $1,000 scholarships for tuition to 54 Iowa high school seniors who plan to study agriculture at their chosen colleges and universities, and renewed scholarships for 116 current college students. 

    Friday, April 24, 2015 3:05 PM
    The University of Iowa will offer a bachelor's degree in public health beginning in fall 2016. 

  • Friday, April 24, 2015 10:59 AM
    Twenty high school seniors from across the state each earned $1,500 for college while learning important financial literacy skills through the 2015 Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship sponsored by Iowa Student Loan. 

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 11:00 AM
    Iowa high school students who plan to borrow money for college aren’t any more knowledgeable about the student loan process than their peers who don’t plan to borrow, a new study shows.  

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:26 AM
    Iowa State University and University of Northern Iowa students, faculty and community members will hold campus rallies today and Thursday to call on 2016 presidential candidates to support a national goal of debt-free college at public institutions of higher education. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 2:28 PM
    A lawsuit filed by seven former employees of Wells Fargo & Co. alleges the company violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by firing the workers, each of whom is black, after background checks revealed past criminal convictions, The Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 2:27 PM
    Des Moines Area Community College will begin accepting applications June 1 for an accelerated information technology certificate, with special outreach to women. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 2:25 PM
    A group of Dallas Center-Grimes residents has formed the Dallas Center-Grimes Education Foundation. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 9:45 AM
    The promise of America from one generation to the next is a simple one: After a lifetime of hard and rewarding work, Americans can expect to enjoy a secure retirement. But for a growing number of us, especially women, making good on that promise has become nearly impossible.  

    Monday, April 20, 2015 9:35 AM
    The Chrysalis Foundation's April Conversation luncheon will feature Jenne Fromm, cancer survivor and adventurer. 

    Monday, April 20, 2015 9:32 AM
    An analysis conducted by the National Partnership for Women & Families, released on Equal Pay Day (April 14), shows the damage Iowa's gender-based wage gap is doing to families and the state economy. 

  • Sara Kurovski
    Monday, April 20, 2015 9:28 AM
    No one prepared or explained to me how one of the most essential things for a wife and mother who also wants a great career is having a truly equal partner. We all receive some form of "success checklist": undergraduate degree, internships, volunteering, master's degree, read a long list of business and leadership books, learn a new language, exercise, pray -- the list goes on and on. Not until recently has a greater emphasis been placed on the importance of an equal partnership at home as a way to encourage success. 

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:30 PM
    Holmes Murphy & Associates Inc. announced that Dr. Tim Church, a leading physician in exercise and obesity research, will deliver the opening keynote address at this year's Iowa Employment Conference on April 22 in Des Moines. 

  • Monday, April 13, 2015 10:28 AM
    A Belmond, Iowa, couple has established an endowed president and CEO position for the Iowa State University Alumni Association.  

  • Jazzed about the community
    Friday, April 10, 2015 6:00 AM
    “I think from the beginning, thanks to conversations that I had with Bill Knapp and others, I got the strong message that Drake needed to pay more attention to Des Moines,” 

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