College of Education

interior of Petersen Hall under construction

Peek inside UI’s new residence hall

Facilities staff offers tour during final stage of construction
As throngs of University of Iowa students head back to campus this fall and the university welcomes a new first-year cohort, some 500 students will become the first occupants of the newest residence hall on campus: the Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall.

Media advisory: Sneak peek of Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall April 16

Members of the media are invited for a sneak peek inside Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall on the University of Iowa campus on Thursday, April 16, between 3:30 and 4 p.m. to view progress on the 501-bed residence hall slated to open for fall semester 2015.

Celebrating diversity catalysts

UI honors students, staff, faculty at April 28 award reception
The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office invites members of the UI campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 16th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 28.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/9/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/9/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
UI Mobile Museum Visits Lucas Elementary School

New season, new look for UI Mobile Museum

Area elementary students get sneak peek at interactive displays that will tour Iowa
The University of Iowa Mobile Museum unveiled a new look inside and out during a special visit to Lucas Elementary School in Iowa City on April 7, the first of many visits the museum will make across the state.

Report says schools still shortchanging gifted kids

UI research finds many high-ability children bored and unchallenged, despite increased access to programming
Far too many high-ability children are still languishing in American classrooms, bored and unchallenged. That's why top administrators, researchers, and professors with the University of Iowa's College of Education have issued a new report, updating their call for academic acceleration for America's brightest students.