By Jonathan Wai, Duke University; Ann Lupkowski Shoplik, University of Iowa, and Susan Assouline...
After a semester of investigative field research, interviews and discussions across the heartland, University of Iowa students with the Climate Narrative Project recently turned to theatre, film, poetry and storytelling to challenge endemic climate cynicism and showcase inspiring endeavors in prairie restoration, food justice, regenerative agriculture and climate justice.
Life tends to piss us off. Our cars breakdown, leading us to be late for work. We breakup with our partners, because we fall out of love. We hate the...
The average 16 to 25 year old woman spends about five hours a week taking selfies and has an average of 150 selfies on her phone, according to a study...
Recently, Lauren Jarmusz - a Doctor of Physical Therapy Student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2016 - and I interviewed Dr. Karim Abdel-Malek, who is nationally and internationally recognized in the areas of robotics and human simulation.
After 35 years of Episcopal parish ministry, the Rev. Barbara Schlachter had an epiphany in her family's homeplace, reading NASA scientist James Hansen's memoir on climate change as her first grandson was put to bed.
It's one thing for a board to hire a president who can incite necessary change; it's quite another to pour gasoline all over the house.
While global negotiators met in Paris last week to hammer out a climate accord, students with the University of Iowa's Climate Narrative Project had already begun the process of bringing the summit back to campus.
A political battle is being waged in Iowa. The battleground is the University of Iowa, and the most recent clash has been over the Iowa State Board of Regents' appointment of Bruce Harreld, a former executive at Boston Chicken and other companies, as President of the University of Iowa.
As the self-appointed spokesman for all dads who recently sent their first born off to college, I have a message for whoever is in charge of university rankings: Please stop.
Schools all across the country not only fall short on promises of free expression and academic freedom but openly suppress constitutionally protected speech on campus by using tools such as speech codes to shut down forms of expression that might be uncomfortable, disagreeable, or even offensive to some members of the campus community.
If there is one thing we know about colleges in Illinois, it's that attending them is quite costly. Perhaps a lesser known figure is which university in the state is the most sought after by prospective undergraduate students?
The first national observance of Mother's Day in America took place exactly one hundred years ago. Contrary to what one might think, it was not the brainchild of florists or greeting card marketers.
These are matters that any MFA applicant should think through, and you may want to look around.
I said the words. I may have not said the words when he started kissing me, but I definitely said them when he pulled down my pants, when his arms twisted through mine and his feet spread my legs open, when I tried to push him off of me, when he ripped down my underwear.
It is looks like this that not only keep me inspired, but also remind me that you don't have to go to the coast to find great fashion. It is right her in the heart of Iowa.