Tag Archives: University of Iowa

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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