Randal Cooper, a UI student from Muscatine, says one of his best memories about working in Washington D.C. was a simple hello from Sen. Chuck Grassley. Grassley offers internships to college-age students who want to learn more about public service and government.
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University of Iowa researchers share their studies on the skill levels of mid-career American workers and community characteristics that make citizens more generous during the American Sociological Association annual meeting Aug. 17 and 18 in San Francisco. Story
UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. Story
Working parents whose jobs tend to be viewed as agressive, weak, or impersonal—qualities inconsistent with parenting—are more likely to be stressed out than parents working in fields that don't imply a similar identity conflict. Story
UI history professor Colin Gordon has emerged as a national authority on the demographic shifts in Ferguson, Missouri, and the larger St. Louis area, that some say underlies the boiling tensions between mostly black residents and predominantly white authorities.
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