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Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

News Analysis: January 21, 2008 (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses issues facing the first week of the Iowa legislative session with host Todd Mundt, including funding for community colleges and the bottle deposit program. Read More »

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:03 AM

Student Debt in Iowa (#129)
David Miles, president of the Iowa Board of Regents and board member of the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, and Jim Sumner, senior counselor, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for Grinnell College discuss the financial issues facing... Read More »

The Davenport Promise (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:01 AM

The Davenport Promise (#129)
One Iowa community is developing a plan to help pay for student's tuition. It's called the Davenport Promise. Supporters of the plan believe it also offers the city a tool to reverse the out-migration of young families to the suburbs. Longer term... 04:49 Read More »

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Student Debt (Full Program) (#129)
Full Program: Can Iowans afford college? We explore that matter, including a look at an ambitious community-driven plan to finance higher education for its own residents. 28:01 Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:29 PM

Legend has it a college president once implored his faculty to make the university into something of which the football team could be proud. The logic, if not the principle, is understandable. Athletics may be worth more financially to the... Read More »

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:28 PM

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)
Michael Gartner, owner of the Iowa Cubs baseball team, and president of the Iowa Board of Regents, and Tom Witosky, a reporter for "The Des Moines Register" discuss the economics of college sports with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

Adult Literacy in Iowa (#113)

posted on November 22, 2007 at 1:35 PM

Ann Murr is the director of Drake University’s Adult Literacy Center, one of a number of facilities in the state that help people learn to read. Among the others are Centers in each of Iowa’s community colleges. Alex Hilson is a student at the... Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)

posted on October 19, 2007 at 3:31 PM

Health Care and Financial Security (#105)
Democrat, Republican or Independent, nearly every poll of Americans reveals that the cost and availability of health care are big political issues. So too are other matters of family financial security, like pension viability, or mortgage... 01:28 Read More »

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)
Full Program: What role does education play in the development of entrepreneurs? How do we prepare the next generations for a world that demands more creativity, innovation, and personal enterprise? This episode explores what organizations like the Pappajohn... 25:47 Read More »

An Interview with Cael Sanderson, Head Coach, ISU (#103)

posted on November 29, 2006 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Cael Sanderson, Head Coach, ISU (#103)
New Iowa State University wrestling Head Coach Cael Sanderson sits down in a one on one interview with Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling host and former national champion wrestler and coach Jim Gibbons. Read More »

An Interview with Tom Brands, Head Coach, Iowa (#103)

posted on November 29, 2006 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Tom Brands, Head Coach, Iowa (#103)
New University of Iowa wrestling Head Coach Tom Brands sits down in a one on one interview with Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling host and former national champion wrestler and coach Jim Gibbons. Read More »
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