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Jessie Field Shambaugh and the Roots of 4H (#1216)

posted on January 7, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Jessie Field Shambaugh and the Roots of 4H  (#1216)
Jessie Field Shambaugh was an educator and innovator in the early 1900s in Iowa. She is said to have been the 'mother' of 4H. Iowa Public Television gathers first-hand stories from people who knew her, including her daughter and a 107-year-old... 06:55 Read More »

Iowa News Analysis: Flooding and Farming, New Bills Signed by Gov. Culver (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:45 PM

Host Paul Yeager and David Pitt of the Associated Press discuss flooding in Iowa and its impact on planting crops, and the impact of Governor Culver signing bills that increase the oversight of students loans and regulate the Veterans' Trust Fund. Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)

posted on March 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 2:42 PM

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future  (#135)
Iowa community college officials claim nearly 90 percent of their graduates stay in the state. The schools help expand local economies and help elevate the fortunes of their graduates. We visit Muscatine Community College to see their setup and... 05:11 Read More »

Discussion: The Role of Community Colleges in Iowa (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, talks about how community colleges respond to the workforce needs of area businesses and students looking to begin their post-secondary education. Bob Mundt, President of the Council... Read More »

News Analysis: February 18, 2008 (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Host Jeneane Beck talks with Associated Press reporter David Pitt about the difficulty of obtaining student loans and the proposed expansion of HAWK-I insurance program being debated in the Iowa legislature. Read More »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)

posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

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 »

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)

posted on February 1, 2008 at 3:59 PM

Technology's Effect on Education (#134)
The use of the Internet and all the devices it spawned as well as some stand alone gadgets has been a boon to modern education. But the devices are not solely employed to tap that knowledge. As filmmaker Woody Allen once said, "I believe in the... 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 »

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 »
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