Tag Archives: University of Iowa

Iowa Women’s Basketball Celebration April 14, 2023

It was a magical season with a team that played with joy in every game. They almost climbed the pinnacle, but fell a little short. But as they climbed that mountain many of us were with them every step of … Continue reading

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CGRER Iowa Climate Statement 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, The University if Iowa Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research released their annual climate statement at a press conference. Titled Iowa Climate Statement 2021: Strengthening Iowa’s Electric Infrastructure, it was signed by hundreds of Iowa … Continue reading

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Iowa Public Beach Water Quality

A person could post every year about water quality at Iowa state park beaches. The state fails to adequately reduce nutrient flow into public water. The source is primarily from fertilizer runoff, yet from other sources as well. Last year … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa: “AskAshton”

Iowans Can Now #AskAshton Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> Thu 4/30/2020 10:13 AM For Immediate Release: April 30, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Ignored by Gov. Reynolds, Iowans Can Now #AskAshton Progress Iowa launches AskAshton.org, calls upon Iowans to contact the one person Gov. Reynolds … Continue reading

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UI Ban On Thunberg Visit A Double Standard

Excellent opinion piece about the University of Iowa banning publicity of Greta Thunberg’s visit to Iowa City earlier this month. press-citizen.com/story/opinion/contributors/guest-editorials/2019/10/22/ui-faculty-should-have-been-allowed-promote-thunbergs-visit/ UI ban on promoting Thunberg visit hypocritical Loren Glass and Stephen Cummings Guest columnists On October 4, Greta Thunberg, … Continue reading

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DIU Calls For Boycott

BOYCOTT an illegitimate 5-year strategic planning process! “Harreld and Rastetter have manufactured a crisis that is being used to legitimize their agenda for “transforming” the University of Iowa. Harreld talks about needing “to ask some harsh questions about what we’re … Continue reading

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Nina Totenberg In Iowa City

The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor the Fall 2015 Law Levitt Lecture with NPR Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m., Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge, Iowa City. Totenberg is an award-winning legal affairs correspondent for National Public … Continue reading

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Regents’ Proposed Revenue Model A Lose-Lose For Iowa Universities

For deep background, first click here and go read the historic Powell Memo (also known as the Powell Manifesto), which “essentially marks the beginning of the business community’s multi-decade collective takeover of the most important institutions of public opinion and … Continue reading

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Could Iowa Football Players Form A Union?

Brother Herky By Nate Willems Earlier this year, the Chicago Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that scholarship football players at Northwestern University have the right to form a labor union and bargain with their employer … Continue reading

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Protestors: “Sally Mason Is Part Of The Problem”

Students at the University of Iowa are protesting President Sally Mason’s bizarrely insensitive and seemingly uninformed comments about rape and sexual assault.  In an interview with the Daily Iowan on Feb. 18 Mason said “The goal would be to end … Continue reading

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