IOWA

Voters heading to Des Moines-area polls Tuesday will see more women on the ballot than during the city elections two years ago. Des Moines Register

The University of Iowa on Tuesday named its interim Dean of Students Angie Reams to fill the role on a permanent basis. Cedar Rapids Gazette

A new modern Italian restaurant is opening next week at the Metropolitan building in Cedar Rapids' Kingston Village. The restaurant is owned by B.J. Hobart. Corridor Business Journal

Branching out into new territory can be intimidating, especially when you work at a 133-year-old landmark. The Gazette talked to Tara Richards, director of community engagement at Brucemore, about trying new things and making room for new initiatives at work. Cedar Rapids Gazette
 
The University of Iowa recently assigned its first female chair of the psychiatry department with the appointment of Peggy Nopoulos. Daily Iowan

NATION

Spurred to action by their employer's handling of sexual harassment within its own ranks, digital journalists at NBC News formed a union. New York Times

Gloria Steinem gives an interview, ahead of the publication of a new book of quotes, about ambition and work. The Cut

J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, is accused of a pattern of sexual harassment of both men and women — behavior that allegedly included licking employees' ears. Bloomberg

New York City’s Central Park has existed for 166 years. But until now, none of its 23 statues have honored women. That’s soon changing. Washington Post

For the first time, a Democratic presidential primary debate will have an all-female moderator lineup. Washington Post