Evangelical Radio Host Rallies Fans, Rouses Debate

Steve Deace is known for controversial radio commentaries, which weave religion into politics. His show touches on issues popular among evangelical voters, who have played an important role in Iowa politics and in the caucus.

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Corn Ethanol May Heighten Food Scarcity for World’s Poor

Ethanol production in the United States may contribute to shrinking food stocks and rising food prices, experts warn. Following the food crisis of 2008, experts say the increasing dedication of crops to fuel may lead to future malnutrition and starvation around the globe.

Lauren Mills discusses her Iowa Watch posters with one of a festival judge. Source: Steve Berry

IowaWatch’s Lauren Mills Recognized for Research Presentation

A research poster about IowaWatch and non-profit journalism has been recognized as an “Outstanding Poster Presentation” by judges at 7th Annual Spring Undergraduate Research Festival at the University of Iowa.
Lauren Mills, a reporter and the assistant editor-designate of IowaWatch, prepared the poster for presentation during a three-hour program at the Iowa Memorial Union last Saturday.