AMES, IOWA (December 11, 2020) Iowa State University announces scholarships awarded by the College of Human Sciences and its academic units to students for the 2020-21 academic year.

Zoe Allert, a Child, Adult, and Family Services major from Blue Grass (52726), received the Marjorie McKinley Memorial Fund.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 11, 2020) — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced that it has awarded $143,892,544.40 to 11 broadband providers to bring broadband to rural Iowa. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I Auction is a federal program focusing on bringing broadband to 10 million Americans.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 11, 2020) — Augustana College will launch the TRIO Scholars Program in early 2021 to bolster the academic, graduation, and career success of students.

TAMPA, FLORIDA (December 10, 2020) Katherine Sturmer of Blue Grass, Iowa, graduated from The University of Tampa on Saturday, December 5. Sturmer graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

MARSHALL, MISSOURI (December 10, 2020) Dr Diane Bartholomew, vice president of academic affairs for Missouri Valley College, has announced the Fall 2020 Dean's List. The requirements for the Dean's List are a 3.3 or higher grade-point average; at least 12 graded hours for the semester; and no "D," "F," or "Incomplete" grades for the semester. The following student from the area was named to the Dean's List:

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 10, 2020) — Monmouth College has received a grant to help the Monmouth-Warren County community intensify its battle against the COVID-19 virus.

The College has received a $150,000 grant from the Community Health Foundation of Warren and Henderson Counties to purchase 5,000 SHIELD Illinois tests, which the College will help administer to the Monmouth-Warren County community for a nominal fee.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 10, 2020) — There may be as many scams involving Amazon as there are products on Amazon.

Scammers see an opportunity as more people shop online, particularly during the pandemic. The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is urging consumers to be vigilant if they receive unsolicited calls or e-mails referring to purchases, deliveries, gift cards, or other issues involving Amazon or other retailers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 10, 2020) The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, November 29, and Saturday, December 5, was 10,747, an increase of 5,390 from last week’s adjusted numbers.


New Pharmacy Building exteriors at The University of Iowa

IOWA CITY, IOWA (December 10, 2020) More than 70 current Doctor of Pharmacy students at the University of Iowa recently received the UI College of Pharmacy's Student Pharmacist ExCELS Award. The aware is presented to students for their commitment to service and leadership.

Logan Mougin of Davenport, IA 52807 (Pharmacy class: Class of 2021)