College of Education
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2014.12.16 | 08:40 am
Sheila Barron, statistician/biostatistician manager in the College of Education, received an Innovation in Teaching and Technology award worth $34,600. The award was for her project “An Interactive Simulation Environment for Learning Statistical Concepts.”
Academic challenges inspire future teacher to connect with all students
By: Matt Jansen and Sara Agnew | 2014.12.15 | 12:23 pm
"The Student Experience" showcases University of Iowa students who excel academically—inside and outside the classroom. This installment features Alissa Bornhoft, whose struggles with her original area of study (math) eventually uncovered her heart's desire: teaching. These challenges shaped her teaching philosophy: "It's important to be able to connect with all students."
UI confers nearly 1,560 degrees in December
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2014.12.11 | 12:26 pm
The University of Iowa will honor December 2014 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.
UI's College of Education hosts panel discussion about how classroom teachers can foster discussions about race and other sensitive issues
By: Sara Agnew | 2014.12.08 | 11:34 am
The University of Iowa’s College of Education is hosting a panel discussion with education experts designed to not only look at the broader historical and social context from which these current struggles emerge, but to also provide participants with tools, strategies and resources to create opportunities for classroom discussions.
UI class provides consulting services to Iowa businesses
By: Tom Snee | 2014.12.08 | 09:15 am
A Des Moines entrepreneur has a better way to achieve flat and level concrete, and a group of University of Iowa students is helping get the word out.
The band provides community members the chance to learn an instrument
By: Joelle Brown | 2014.12.01 | 01:54 pm
Iowa City’s New Horizons Band is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The band, a joint effort between the Iowa City community and the University of Iowa College of Education, provides adults ages 55 and older the opportunity to learn a musical instrument and play in a band or ensemble.
International Day offers middle schoolers new perspectives
By: Heather Spangler | 2014.11.24 | 12:00 pm
More than 300 middle school students, primarily from Eastern Iowa, were in Coralville in mid November to participate in the 18th annual University of Iowa International Day for Human Rights. This year students learned about “The Human Right to a Clean Environment.”