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Relatives seek truth about Irish babies ‘discarded like litter’

Peter Mulryan's little sister may lie buried among the bones of babies and toddlers found in the sewers of what was once a home for unmarried mothers in the Irish town of Tuam, but he wants to know for sure.

University of Iowa professor pitches new funding model

With Iowa’s public universities scrambling to cut millions from their budgets after massive pullbacks in state support, one University of Iowa professor is pitching a new funding and governance model for the Board of Regents institutions that would give them more autonomy.

Women in research: bibliometrics show progress over 20 years

A new analysis of authorship data from journal papers across several subjects and countries has given a wide view of what progress has been made on gender equality for researchers over the last 20 years.

Tenn. high schools, higher ed institutions can share electronic transcripts

All Tennessee high schools are now eligible to send electronic transcript data of current or recent students among all 649 high schools, Tennessee’s higher education institutions, Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) for Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship eligibility ...