ByIowaWatch/College Media Journalism Project report |
Plenty of college students avoid spending a lot on textbooks that can cost from around $20 for a book on writing grant proposals to $400 for a physics book, a spring IowaWatch/College Media Journalism Project revealed. They talk about it in this podcast.
As military veterans leave their positions in the armed forces, some face daunting reality of homelessness, a summer IowaWatch report revealed. We take you into the reporter’s notebook for this podcast interview with the project’s author, Thomas Nelson.
Prospective college students and their parents should be cautious when using university crime statistics to select a school. The statistics are unreliable because of several reasons, all tied to the system in place for collecting and reporting them, law enforcement officials say.
The University of Iowa has started a review that could lead to a change in its judicial process for professors put on paid leave while under investigation for misconduct allegations.
The university has granted seven such leaves since 2005, including four that are still current, according to Associate Counsel Robert Porter. One of the four involves an assistant pathology professor, who was convicted in district court in October of assaulting his lab assistant but continues drawing his $93,000 annual salary.