ATLANTA, GEORGIA (June 19, 2024) -- Shashank Inampudi of Bettendorf, Iowa, has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Inampudi was among more than 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students to be presented Georgia Tech degrees during the Institute's 266th Commencement exercises May 2 - 4, 2024, at McCamish Pavilion.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 18, 2024) — Before the 2024 season, only two drivers had won four or more consecutive races to open the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Tyler Erb has now made that a three-person club with his fourth-straight Feature win Tuesday night at Davenport Speedway.

His company? National Dirt Late Model Hall-of-Famers Scott Bloomquist, who won four-in-a-row to start the season in 1990, and Billy Moyer Sr, who won six-in-a-row to start the 1994 Hell Tour.

CLIVE, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — The second annual BBQ and Brew at the Ballpark takes place this Saturday, June 22, at Principal Park in Des Moines. Attendees can consume numerous offerings of delicious Iowa pork, sample Iowa craft beers and ciders, learn barbecue tips from a grill master, vote for their favorites in the Backyard BBQ Contest, meet local celebrities, and enjoy live music performances.

Coffee, the Bahamas, and casual comfort were regular features of Brad Sturgeon's seventeen-year career as a Monmouth College chemistry professor. He's shown here before his final faculty colloquium talk in March

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2024) — Established in 2004, Monmouth College's Hatch Awards recognize outstanding work by its faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 18, 2024) — Six races in three different states is on tap for Week 2 of the 39th DIRTcar Summer Nationals, led by points leader and the only race winner thus far — Tyler Erb.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (June 18, 2024) — Owen Jones of Bettendorf, Iowa, made the Dean's List for the Spring 2024 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (June 18, 2024) — More than 1,200 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the President's List for the 2024 spring semester.

President's list status was earned by 109 first-year undergraduates during the 2024 spring semester at Iowa; 258 second-year students; 332 third-year students; and 580 fourth-year students.

The President's List was established in the fall of 1983 to recognize academic excellence.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 18, 2024) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird has announced the launch of her office’s new cold-case unit to investigate Iowa’s more than 400 unsolved murders. The announcement was made in a press conference at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Des Moines. Speakers at the press conference also included:

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2024) — Cirque du Soleil announces its return to Moline with CRYSTAL — a one-of-a-kind production that brings the circus arts to the ice and has toured to over 135 cities in countries around the globe. CRYSTAL will make its Moline debut at Vibrant Arena at The Mark (1201 River Drive, Moline) from February 13 to 16, 2025.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (June 17, 2024) — More than 7,650 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the dean's list for the 2024 spring semester.

Dean's List status was earned by 1,063 first-year undergraduates during the 2023 spring semester at Iowa, 1,752 second-year students, 2,041 third-year students, and 2,807 fourth-year students.

Guidelines for inclusion on the list are: