Jeff Charis-Carlson, IC Press-Citizen

Jeff Charis-Carlson

IC Press-Citizen

Iowa City, IA, United States

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Past articles by Jeff:

Iowa regents asking state for extra $16M; promises to use $12M for financial aid

The board said it aims to use the majority of the money as direct financial aid for resident undergraduates. → Read More

Swastika, racist messages at Drake prompt training pledge

"Students are engaging in such behavior without considering the consequences," an associate provost said. → Read More

Cassini gave UI scientists front-row seat during 'wildly successful' mission

A University of Iowa scientist describes the discoveries made possible by the Cassini spacecraft and the UI-designed instrument on board. → Read More

University of Iowa combining foundation, alumni association in new Center for Advancement

As President Harreld suggested, the 150-year-old alumni association with a 61-year-old university foundation are combining. → Read More

Gift to Iowa State grows from $93 million to $145 million

Iowa State University's $93 million share in a company donated eight months ago to the university's foundation is now worth about $52 million more than previously estimated. → Read More

University of Iowa film wins Emmy for telling story of Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'

A documentary on the the University of Iowa's ties to one of Jackson Pollock's most famous paintings has been awarded an Emmy from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. → Read More

With Kirkwood bond passing, Iowa City campus to expand

Voters in the largest seven counties served by Kirkwood Community College voted more than 2-to-1 in favor of allowing the college to continue an existing property tax levy to support construction and renovations to the college's campuses. → Read More

Iowa State presidential search committee stresses diversity concerns as it winnows applicants

Iowa State University faculty and staff members stressed Tuesday that diversity and inclusion issues will be paramount to the search for the next university’s next president. → Read More

University of Iowa up, Iowa State down among latest Best Colleges rankings

The University of Iowa moved up two spots to No. 31 in the latest rankings of the nation’s best public universities published by U.S. News & World Report. → Read More

ISU names business college after receiving $50M gift

After receiving a $50 million pledge, Iowa State University officials announced Monday that they are naming the university's College of Business from Debbie and Jerry Ivy of Los Altos Hills, Calif. → Read More

Regents task force chair: Tuition hikes should stay within inflation

The chairman of an Iowa Board of Regents task force said Thursday that future tuition increases at Iowa's public universities should be predictable and kept within inflationary levels. → Read More

UI, ISU and UNI report smaller incoming classes than last year

All three of Iowa’s public universities report declining freshman class numbers this fall over last year. → Read More

Iowa Regents offer support for UI's decision to phase out full-time MBA program

The dean of the University of Iowa's business college made her case Wednesday for why the market is drying up for full-time Master in Business Administration programs. → Read More

Fate of one of Iowa City's oldest homes is uncertain

The University of Iowa officials are looking to purchase property at 109 E. Market St., but they are not interested in keeping the pre-Civil War house that has stood there for perhaps as long as 174 years. → Read More

Iowa's public universities renew pledge to support students regardless of immigration status

Interim Iowa State oresidents's message came hours after the Trump administration announced it would rescind the 2012 order that created the DACA program. → Read More

Tuition Task Force report repeats UI, ISU, UNI requests; makes no recommendations to Iowa regents

The five-year tuition recommendations from Iowa's three public universities will be presented next week to the Iowa Board of Regents with no recommendations from the task force charged with studying the issue this summer. → Read More

Ames, ISU police report similar 'suspicious' incidents

City and university police both have received reports of what they are describing as suspicious incidents on or near Iowa State University's campus in Ames. → Read More

Amid gun-law changes, Iowa public universities still weapon-free

Despite recent changes to other sections of Iowa gun laws, the campuses of Iowa's three public universities remain places in which weapons of any kind are heavily regulated and prohibited for nearly everyone except law enforcement officers. → Read More

UI prof's 'Green Room' transforms community members into students

Working with Iowa City's Englert Theatre, A University of Iowa professor is expanding his 700-seat classroom to the community. → Read More

Search for new UI art museum director moving forward

University of Iowa officials have announced the co-chairs for the committee charged with seeking the museum's next permanent director. → Read More