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  • Friday, August 18, 2017 3:27 PM
    Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced that the third draft of Iowa’s state plan for meeting the federal Every Student Succeeds Act is available for public review and comment.

  • A Closer Look: Daniel Connolly
    Friday, August 18, 2017 6:00 AM
    After having lived and worked at big universities from coast to coast, Daniel Connolly has found his sweet spot in the Midwest as Drake University’s new dean of the College of Business and Public Administration.

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:35 PM
    A new partnership between Broadlawns Medical Center and Urban Dreams is enabling low-income Des Moines residents to be trained for full-time health care jobs at the hospital. 

  • Monday, August 14, 2017 3:41 PM
    The University of Iowa has proposed increasing its resident undergraduate tuition by 7 percent each year for the next five years, a plan similar to one presented last week by Iowa State University, The Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 11:46 AM
    Simpson College has launched a major in Social Justice Studies, making it one of just a handful of colleges to offer such a major nationally and possibly the only private college in Iowa to do so.

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017 3:14 PM
    The University of Iowa Venture School, a premier statewide program for entrepreneurs developed by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is again accepting applications from startups across Iowa. 

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017 3:13 PM
    Citing an imbalance between surging student enrollment and declining state funding that has “stretched employees and resources to the breaking point,” Iowa State University Interim President Benjamin Allen today presented a five-year plan that would increase tuition for in-state undergraduates by 7 percent annually. 

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017 11:29 AM
    Drake University’s School of Education will begin a new chapter this week when it moves to the newly completed Collier-Scripps Hall. 

  • Monday, August 07, 2017 10:48 AM
    The Wallace Winkie Foundation has established a Lifelong Learner Hall of Fame to celebrate and honor Iowans who have made a lasting impact on the quality of life in Iowa through their contributions to lifelong learning.

  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 2:57 PM
    A number of Greater Des Moines' largest employers will be looking to fill open positions at the Des Moines Branch NAACP Job Fair on Thursday, Aug. 3. 

  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 3:15 PM
    Des Moines-based software company BirdDogHR has entered into a partnership with MRA-The Management Association, a nonprofit employer association of more than 4,000 member companies throughout the Midwest representing over 800,000 employees.

  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 3:12 PM
    After more than a decade at the helm of Drake University athletics, Sandy Hatfield Clubb will be leaving the university effective this Friday. 

  • Education startup finds niches in dyslexia, accent reduction
    Friday, July 28, 2017 6:00 AM
    When Nina Lorimor-Easley found few resources available for her two young sons with severe dyslexia, she quit her full-time job as an event planner and went back to school to earn a master’s degree in educational psychology. 

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:03 PM
    A new partnership between Iowa State University and Des Moines Area Community College seeks to create more pathways for Iowa students to train as cyber security professionals. 

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has cancelled its first public input meeting, which had been scheduled July 27 in Des Moines, citing an insufficient turnout of presenters.

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