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  • Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader

    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
  • Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013

     Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013
    This post has been updated. See below for details. With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
  • 'Girls' Finale: Director of Iowa Writers' Workshop Weighs In

    Sunday's season three finale of "Girls" concluded with one of the most literary cliffhangers in TV history: Hannah Horvath clutching her acceptance letter from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. On Monday, the episode received a...
  • University of Iowa Denies Request to Film 'Girls' on Campus

    It looks as if Hannah Horvath won't be strolling through the University of Iowa's campus after all. The university denied HBO's request to film "Girls" on its campus. According to Press-Citizen, UI spokesman Tom Moore confirmed that university officials...
  • Raw memories in 'Rest'

    Raw memories in 'Rest'
    Olivia Johnson was 30,000-plus feet in the air when she first read the script for "Rest." Tears coursed down her cheeks as she learned about dementia patient Gerald and his wife, Etta, en route to San Francisco for Thanksgiving. The story hit too...
  • Leader Editorial: Board should work to remedy nursing shortage

    It is a truism that healthy children are in a better position to learn in the classroom. Unfortunately, it’s also a sad fact of life that the role of a school nurse — who is on campus to help insure students’ well-being — often...
  • Sandra Cisneros on books, border crossings and cats [video]

    Sandra Cisneros on books, border crossings and cats [video]
    With her latest "Have You Seen Marie?," Sandra Cisneros has written a picture book for adults (and kids too). It's not what readers expected from Cisneros, who leaped onto the literary scene in 1984 with "The House on Mango Street" and continued with an...
  • Teacher's assistant sends homemade porn to class

    Teacher's assistant sends homemade porn to class
    A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa shocked her students when she accidentally attached a compressed file of homemade porn in an email instead of the solutions to homework problems on Tuesday. The images show the female TA and her...
  • Q&A: Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis on 'Fangasm'

    Q&A: Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis on 'Fangasm'
    This story begins with two pairs of people. The first duo, Sam and Dean Winchester, are brothers (from an incredibly handsome gene pool) who spend their days and nights hunting supernatural creatures to ensure the safety of all mankind. The second couple,...
  • Think twice before buying breast milk online: study

    Think twice before buying breast milk online: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria, a new study suggests. Researchers tested 101 milk samples they bought on milk sharing websites. They found that almost three quarters probably...
  • Greg Schwem: The 'sham cam' and other college football innovations

    I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend a perfectly fine Saturday afternoon throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference...
  • Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk

    Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk
    Teenagers with family members in the military were more likely to contemplate suicide if their relatives were deployed overseas multiple times, according to researchers from USC. After analyzing survey data from 14,299 secondary school students in...