Wartburg College http://iowapublicradio.org en Classroom Creatures http://iowapublicradio.org/post/classroom-creatures <p></p><p></p><p>A Wartburg College professor hopes to bring&nbsp;biology classrooms back to life. Michael Bechtel says students should be studying living creatures not ones that are dead and floating in formaldehyde. He's been growing a collection of snakes, frogs, tortoises and others for about 19 years. He's sharing them in his college classroom and beyond.</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:16:36 +0000 Pat Blank 32493 at http://iowapublicradio.org Classroom Creatures Iowa Arts Showcase November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-november-2-2013-11-am-and-5-pm-1 <p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:38:07 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 31357 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Retrieving Freedom http://iowapublicradio.org/post/retrieving-freedom <p>A unique project in Northeast Iowa&nbsp;combines Wartburg College students with service dogs-in-training who will eventually be paired with military veterans or children with special needs.&nbsp; The dogs can profoundly assist physically and emotionally wounded soldiers and give hope to families who need a boost to help cope with a child with challenges. The non-profit organization Retrieving Freedom is supplying the dogs. Their website is <a href="http://retrievingfreedom.org">retrievingfreedom.org</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:19:21 +0000 Pat Blank 15829 at http://iowapublicradio.org Retrieving Freedom Checking in with Upper Iowa University and Wartburg College http://iowapublicradio.org/post/checking-upper-iowa-university-and-wartburg-college <p>Upper Iowa University has 10,000 students worldwide, but only 1,000 of them study at northeast Iowa town of Fayette where it&rsquo;s based. As part of our summer series of conversations with Iowa university and college presidents, host Ben Kieffer talks with Upper Iowa&rsquo;s President Alan Walker about his university&rsquo;s global reach. Also, a conversation with Wartburg College President Darrel Colson.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:00:03 +0000 Ben Kieffer 5309 at http://iowapublicradio.org Checking in with Upper Iowa University and Wartburg College