Topic: University of Iowa
Philip Levine, a former Detroit factory worker and one of the most highly rated writers of his generation, is the new US Poet Laureate.
08/11/2011 05:49 pm
Shot on a shoestring budget, "Courage, New Hampshire" is intended to depict traditional American values espoused by the tea party movement. But the show is yet to win a TV distribution deal, so it will premier Sunday night in a movie theater then come out on DVD.
06/25/2011 05:07 pm
The Iowa Writers' Workshop, on its 75th anniversary, offers a window into the state of American letters.
06/25/2011 11:25 am
In Pictures Iowa Writers workshop 75th anniversary
Herman Cain, who announced his candidacy for president at an Atlanta rally May 21, aims to bring a new slogan to the White House: “Yes, We Cain!” Seriously, folks. The pizza magnate, aka the ‘Hermanator,’ is staging a full-on charm offensive, hoping his Southern-fried charisma, business savvy, top performance in the first GOP debate, and media prowess are enough to offset his fundamental flaw: zero political experience.
05/21/2011 02:11 pm
New to parenting, one man's motto for fatherhood: 'the last one to turn off the lights.'
02/09/2011 05:50 pm
As the food recall list grows and food imports flood into the US, it may be time to revamp America's 70-year-old laws on food safety.
10/23/2010 10:56 am
American Jim Okuley is one of many who have recently opened a business in Vietnam not far from where Viet Cong guerrillas once fired rockets.
10/06/2010 02:56 pm
A tax on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) was shot down last year by President Obama. But a new study by respected transportation experts – and a successful pilot program in Oregon – should revive the idea.
10/05/2010 02:38 pm
Economic success has kept China calm and public opinion high. But trust in government is eroding just as demands on Beijing for more political rights are likely to rise.
09/15/2010 01:18 pm