Telescopes for peeking at showers of light sparked by high-energy gamma rays have been a focus for Iowa City home-schooled student Liza Casella. For the past month, she has conducted research with UI astronomy and physics professor Philip Kaaret as part of the UI Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program.
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Music teachers jammed to the sound of Tubano drums Thursday at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. About 60 K-12 music teachers and others gathered for World Music Drumming workshops on the University of Iowa campus, hosted by the UI College of Education and West Music.
Max Otoadese is one of 39 high school students from across the state, nation, and world pursuing hands-on science at the UI this summer, thanks to the College of Education Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program. The rigorous, five-week residential research program also provides 3 semester hours of college credit.