Board of Regents Newsletter: August 2018 Newsletter

Jim Lindenmayer says changes are coming to higher education. Changes in funding models, changes in demographics, changes in delivery methods; all are coming or already here. Nobody can predict with certainty what further changes lie on the horizon, only that they will happen

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A new official name for the UNI Arena project, the Regents get serious about distance education, and Iowa State alums find a home.

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University of Northern Iowa Athletics is partnering with campus on Elevating Educators, a new initiative that seeks to recognize and elevate professional educators in Iowa, nationwide and throughout the world. Read more at the UNI Newsroom
Extracts from transgenic rice plants could help stop the spread of HIV, according to research results from an international effort that included an Iowa State University scientist. Read more from Iowa State News Service
This fall, the University of Iowa launched ICON Direct, an online platform that gives students the option of buying digital textbooks and course materials at a much lower cost than their printed equivalents. Read more at IOWA Now