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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

University of Iowa President Sally Mason

posted on September 7, 2012 03:12 PM

University of Iowa President Sally Mason Play Video University of Iowa President Sally Mason, who has led U of I since August 2007, discusses higher education and Regents institutions in Iowa. Joining Mason at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Erin Jordan, of The Gazette in Cedar... Watch Full Episode

The President in Iowa: The Cost of College

posted on April 24, 2012 03:19 PM

The President in Iowa: The Cost of College Play Video President Barack Obama visited the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 for a speech about the cost of higher education and the issue of student loan debt. Watch Full Episode

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