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UI professor's family sues university over cancer

The family of a University of Iowa law professor who died of colon cancer is suing the university, claiming its hospital failed to diagnose and treat his illness until it was too late. Full story

Rock Center: Controversy over Stephen Bloom's 'Observations From 20 Years of Iowa Life'

Rock CenterWhen Stephen Bloom, a journalism professor at the University of Iowa, published 'Observations From 20 Years of Iowa Life' on The Atlantic's website in early December, he might never have imagined the controversy his story would create.  Bloom's article went viral … Full story

Will Gingrich support slowly drip back to Bachmann, Paul?

   Top Talkers: An American Research Group poll and a University of Iowa poll show Newt's lead may be slipping. Time's Mark Halperin suggests that polls tighten as primary time draws closer, and this could explain the drop. The Morning Joe panel – also including Fortune's Andy Serwer, and Mike Barnicle

Get a grip: Science of a handshake

   University of Iowa professor Greg Stewart and Body Language Institute’s Janine Driver share handshake tips and first impression do’s and don’ts that can make or break an interview.

University holds $37k Twitter scholarship contest

   The University of Iowa is offering a $37,000 scholarship to its MBA program on Twitter. Applicants must tell the university, in 140 characters or less, why they should be chosen. Jodi Schafer, of the university's Tippie School of Management, discusses the contest with msnbc’s Thomas Roberts.

Lobbying past could complicate Barbour campaign

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is embracing his background as one of Washington's top lobbyists, saying his powers of persuasion would be an asset if he wins the White House. Full story

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  Boss uses baby monitor to spy on employees

Workers at a clinic on the University of Iowa campus discover a baby monitor that their boss had been using to eavesdrop on them. KWWL's Jason Epner reports.

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