Board of Regents Newsletter: October 2018 Newsletter

A mandate from the Iowa legislature led the Regents to draw up plans for a fourth institution to be located in Western Iowa. The three-year project united a town, divided a Board, and nearly changed the landscape of Iowa's public universities.

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W. Frank Brinton and his wife, Indiana, dazzled audiences from Minnesota to Texas at the turn of the 20th century with the miracle of moving pictures. More than a hundred years later, the Brintons have again captivated audiences around the world, this time through a documentary featuring items left over...
Hidden in a corner of downtown Waterloo, just a few blocks away from some of the city’s most popular entertainment attractions, sits a nondescript brick building that’s home to Cedar Valley TechWorks. Most people wouldn’t guess that the building, located 15 minutes away from the UNI campus, is not only...
An EF3 tornado carved a path of destruction through Marshalltown this summer, leaving hundreds of damaged homes and buildings and an ongoing search for recovery assistance. A disaster researcher at Iowa State University has begun examining how the tornado affected different types of households – particularly immigrant households and renters...