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1 hr ago | The Fairfield Ledger
Jeff Shipley, center, and his volunteers distribute campaign literature during the Greater Jefferson County Fair Parade June 24 in Fairfield. Jeff Shipley is the Republican nominee who will attempt to unseat Democratic incumbent Curt Hanson this Nov. 2 in the race for the Iowa House District 82 seat, which includes Fairfield, Bloomfield and Keosauqua.
4 hrs ago | Cityview Online
Unless something goes awry within the next few days, Scott Sanders soon will be the city manager of Des Moines. The council is going through the motions of another broad search to replace the retired Rick Clark - the first one failed this summer when Sean Stegall of Elgin, Illinois, asked for more money than the city was willing to pay - but on the seven-member council there already are at least four, and maybe six, votes for Sanders, who has never been an official candidate.
8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
While the massive triumph of Internet journalism has been hard on all manner of legacy media, perhaps no publication has been hit harder than Playboy. The once-proud peddler of soft-core smut and quality writing for lovers of leisure and randy teenage boys has been dwindling as a brand for some time now.
9 hrs ago | The Times-Delphic
Alan HUckleberry, associate professor at the University of Iowa's School of Music, led guest recital at Sheslow Auditorium Sept. 13. He was accompanied by six University of Iowa Students.
More often than not, when students receive an admission letter from the University of Illinois, they opt to attend another university. That's a sad state of affairs for Illinois' flagship university.
The man charged with attempted murder after a search in Fayette County last Thursday and Friday has been returned to custody after spending time in the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. A release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety says 33-year-old Abel Quijas was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after being shot in the arm while trying to run away from Oelwein police officers on September 11. Police attempted to arrest Quijas as part of a narcotics investigation, according to a criminal complaint.
School: Syracuse University City: Syrcause, New York Rank: 10 What Playboy said: " Braving the hedonism of MayFest, the annual spring marathon of music and drinking? Advisable." School: The University of Texas City: Austin, Texas Rank: 9 What Playboy said: "If SXSW party crashing or open-air revelry at Austin City Limits in Zilker Park won't do, Sixth Street is a standby for sousing."
University of Iowa officials will be adding security around the student section at Kinnick Stadium, but not due to concerns about behavior. Rick Klatt, UI associate athletic director, said the move will help ensure students and their guests are sitting in the right place after some student season ticket holders were left without a spot last weekend.
A University of Iowa study found teenagers are far more sensitive than adults to the immediate effect or reward of their behaviors. The findings may help explain, for example, why the initial rush of texting may be more enticing for adolescents than the long-term payoff of studying.
Healthcare workers, more than any other group, know that clean hands go a long way to prevent the spread of infection, but a new study finds that hand hygiene amongst that group is rather low, but peer pressure helps improve the practice. Researchers at the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine studied hand hygiene compliance and opportunities, as well as the location and proximity of every healthcare worker in the intensive care unit of the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics during a 10-day period for 24 hours a day.
LSU senior Stewart Jolly had four hours to kill during a delay at the start of the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge Monday ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye University of Iowa's Nate Yankovich tees off from the 10th hole during the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge. John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye LSU's Stewart Jolly tees off from the 10th hole during the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge Monday at Sprit Hollow Golf Course.
The Oxford Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, September 23rd at the Oxford Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. A program called "The Contamination of Food by E.coli" will be presented by Dr. Douglas Dingman. A presentation outlining the many ways that food can become contaminated by this bacterium and a detailed characterization of this microbe and its disease.
The University of Iowa will be testing its Hawk Alert system on Wednesday. That's the universities emergency announcement system that's used to tell those on campus when there's an emergency situation or a possible threat to public safety.
On Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Iowa State vs. Iowa football game, a non-student reported to University of Iowa Police that she was touched inappropriately while she was in section 106-107 of Kinnick Stadium.
Cognitive neuroscience research has shown that certain brain regions are associated with specific cognitive abilities, such as language, naming, and decision-making. How and where these specific abilities are integrated in the brain to support complex cognition is still under investigation.
WSJ's Jerry Seib and University of Iowa's Timothy Hagle discuss how Democrats are debating approaches to the nominating process as Hillary Clinton hints that she's running. Photo: Getty "Debate Stirs as Hillary Clinton Returns to Iowa" is categorized as "us".
This is the ninth time Playboy has published its party school rankings, and the first time the Ivy League institution has made the list. Coming in at number two was the University of Wisconsin, followed by West Virginia University, University of Arizona and the University of Iowa.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:43 pm
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