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Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:43 PM

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges Play Video With online education becoming more and more popular, the 21st century model of higher education is much different than traditional campus education. Central College, Grand View University, and University of Dubuque are starting to offer the online classroom experience, but have yet to fully... Watch Story

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges?

posted on February 20, 2015 02:37 PM

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges? Play Video The closing of the American Institute of Business in Des Moines came as a surprise to many in the higher education community. President's Mark Putnam, Jeffrey Bullock, and Kent Henning discuss what keeps their institutions from incurring the same fate. Watch Story

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:33 PM

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges Play Video The presidents of University of Dubuque, Central College, and Grand View University all give their impressions of the new funding model for the states three regents universities and what impact it might have on them. Kent Henning, president of Grand View University, believes the new model has... Watch Story

University of Iowa President Sally Mason

posted on May 9, 2014 05:54 PM

University of Iowa President Sally Mason Play Video University of Iowa President Sally Mason is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Joining Mason at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Mike Wiser, reporter for Lee Enterprises. Watch Full Episode

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room

posted on May 9, 2014 03:56 PM

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room Play Video In response to recent editorials calling for a change to Kinnick Stadium’s pink-colored locker room, President Sally Mason says the University should leave the space alone and “move on.” She adds any alteration would be cost prohibitive and the time to change would have been when Kinnick... Watch Story

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes

posted on May 9, 2014 03:52 PM

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes Play Video University of Iowa President Sally Mason suggests the situation at Northwestern University involving unionization and paying student athletes threatens the future of college athletics. Mason adds the NCAA must provide a framework for the University to provide students additional services. Mason... Watch Story

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research

posted on May 9, 2014 03:48 PM

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research Play Video President Sally Mason says the University of Iowa has a responsibility to research topics like medical cannabis and will look toward policy makers for guidance on when to proceed. Watch Story

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents

posted on May 9, 2014 03:43 PM

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents Play Video President Sally Mason stresses the University of Iowa is not on the federal Clery Act list of institutions under investigation for sexual assaults on campus. Mason adds sexual assaults happen everywhere and the U of Iowa numbers are actually down this year. Watch Story

The Future of College Sports

posted on February 14, 2014 03:36 PM

The Future of College Sports Play Video Jamie Pollard, athletic director at Iowa State University, and Gary Barta, athletic director at the University of Iowa, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the future of college sports, including conference realignment, and the influence of money and politics on modern-day... Watch Full Episode

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard both say they want to continue the Iowa-Iowa State rivalry as long as possible. They say the only thing that could change that over time might be conference-related obligations that would... Watch Story

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in. Play Video College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes... Watch Story

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape?

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape? Play Video Athletic Directors Jamie Pollard (Iowa State) and Gary Barta (Iowa) acknowledge that the Cyclones and Hawkeyes have uphill climbs to compete for national championships in football and basketball, due to recruiting challenges, demographics, location, etc. However, both men believe it can be done at... Watch Story

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta says a cap on coaches' salaries would make his job easier. However, he and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard agree that the market drives high salaries for coaches and the money pays off in the long run with recruits and overall... Watch Story

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions

posted on October 4, 2013 04:47 PM

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions Play Video Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective equipment does help prevent death and other injuries,... Watch Story

Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn on the Death of Ambassador Chris Stevens

posted on September 14, 2012 02:33 PM

Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn on the Death of Ambassador Chris Stevens Play Video Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn, former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia and President of the World Food Prize Foundation, discusses the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens in Libya. Joining Mason at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode
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