Iowa State Facts and History

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Iowa Quick Facts

State Symbol of New Iowa

State BirdEastern goldfinch
State FlowerWild rose
State MottoOur liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain
State NicknameHawkeye State
State RockGeode
State TreeBur oak

College & Universities

ersityKaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus
Buena Vista UniversityKaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus
Capri College-Cedar RapidsKaplan University-Davenport Campus
Capri College-DavenportKaplan University-Des Moines Campus
Capri College-DubuqueKaplan University-Mason City Campus
Central CollegeKirkwood Community College
Clarke UniversityLa James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology
Coe CollegeLa James International College-Cedar Falls
Cornell CollegeLa James International College-Davenport
Davenport Barber Styling CollegeLa James International College-Ft Dodge
Dayton School of Hair DesignLa James International College-Iowa City
Daytons School of Hair DesignLa James International College-Johnston
Des Moines Area Community CollegeLoras College
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical CenterLuther College
Divine Word CollegeMaharishi University of Management
Dordt CollegeMarshalltown Community College
Drake UniversityMercy College of Health Sciences
E Q School of Hair DesignMercy/St Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology
Eastern Iowa Community College DistrictMorningside College
Ellsworth Community CollegeMount Mercy University
Emmaus Bible CollegeNorth Iowa Area Community College
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological SeminaryNortheast Iowa Community College-Calmar
Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit LakeNorthwest Iowa Community College
Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Storm LakePalmer College of Chiropractic-Davenport
Grand View UniversitySaint Ambrose University
Grinnell CollegeSaint Lukes Hospital Medical Technology Program
Hamilton Technical CollegeSimpson College
Hawkeye Community CollegeSt Luke’s College
Indian Hills Community CollegeThe Salon Professional Academy-Ames
Iowa Central Community CollegeTotal Look School of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy
Iowa Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic TechnologyUniversity of Dubuque
Iowa Lakes Community CollegeUniversity of Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-Des MoinesUniversity of Northern Iowa
Iowa School of Beauty-MarshalltownUniversity of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus
Iowa School of Beauty-OttumwaUpper Iowa University
Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux CityVatterott College-Des Moines
Iowa State UniversityVennard College
Iowa Wesleyan CollegeWaldorf College
Iowa Western Community CollegeWartburg College
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls CampusWartburg Theological Seminary
Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids CampusWestern Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community CollegeKaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus

Popular Tourist Attractions

  1. Field of Dreams Movie Site
  2. Amana Colonies
  3. Blank Park Zoo
  4. Prairie Meadows
  5. Adventureland
  6. Iowa Speedway
  7. Living History Farms
  8. Des Moines Art Center
  9. Ledges State Park
  10. Maquoketa Caves State Park
  11. Putnam Museum
  12. Reiman Gardens
  13. Pikes Peak State Park
  14. American Gothic House
  15. Figge Art Museum
  16. High Trestle Trail
  17. Hoyt Sherman Place
  18. Grotto of the Redemption

Famous Natives and Residents

NameProfession
Bix Beiderbeckejazz musician
Norman BorlaugNobel Peace Prize winner
William “Buffalo Bill” F. Codyscout
Johnny CarsonTV entertainer
Gardner Cowles, Jr.publisher
George H. Galluppoll taker
Susan Glaspellwriter
Herbert Hooverpresident
MacKinlay Kantornovelist
Charles A. Ketteringinventor
Ashton Kutcheractor;
Cloris Leachmanactress
John L. Lewis laborleader
Glenn L. Martin aviationmanufacturer
Elsa Maxwellwriter
Glenn Millerbandleader
Kate Mulgrewactress
Harriet Nelsonactress
David Rabeplaywright
Donna Reedactress
Lillian Russellsoprano
Robert Schullerevangelist
Wallace Stegnernovelist and critic
Billy Sundayevangelist
James A. Van Allenspace physicist
Abigail Van Burencolumnist
Henry A. Wallacevice president
Kurt WarnerNFL MVP
John Wayneactor
Andy Williamssinger
Meredith Willsoncomposer
Grant Woodpainter

Famous Actors And Actresses

  1. Cloris Leachman
  2. Michelle Monaghan
  3. John Wayne

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