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.
Technology has transformed a variety of industries over the past decade, from ecommerce to entertainment. One could argue that 2012 was the year that technology accelerated its march to transforming education as well.
I did it for a lot of good reasons, but most of all for Lucy. This affects her now too. My surgery is Oct. 10. It's one day before she turns 6. Hopefully, I'll be coming home that day. She said it's okay because I'll probably be bringing her a present, "as long as it's light" she added.
The Chairwoman of the Iowa Federation of College Republicans will caucus on January 3 in support of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Arne Duncan and President Barack Obama share a sense of urgency that the United States must do much more to ensure that every student is taught by a highly effective teacher.
What the placement advisors and dissertation committees don't tell you is that there is a strong possibility that you will be eating ramen noodles again. Or that you will not be able to afford bookshelves for the hundreds of books you own.
With the litany of problems Rodriguez has faced in Ann Arbor in such a short period of time, there is no doubt that the pressure is on to right the ship immediately.
A deadly new influenza virus has managed to jump from pigs to people in a previously unseen mutated form that can readily spread among humans. How could this happen? There are several plausible explanations.
Previously the realm of fundamentalists, bringing a higher power into dieting has gone mainstream. Today, it's not only Christians who see fat as a spiritual issue.