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Liza Casella, 17, works with University of Iowa physics graduate student Patrick Wilcox (not pictured) at Van Allen Hall on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Casella's research is conducted through the UI Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program.

Iowa City Press Citizen 17-year-old student researches telescopes, gamma rays

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.

UI Foundation President Lynette Marshall presents Mary Louise Petersen with a framed memento during yesterday's dedication.

University of Iowa celebrates opening of Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall

Building designed for student success, to help accommodate growing numbers
Hundreds of people gathered on July 21, 2015, to celebrate the opening of the Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall—the University of Iowa’s first new residence hall in more than 40 years, intentionally designed for student success.
student conducting research in lab setting

Shaping several generations of scientists

Summer high school research program makes UI ‘feel like home’
Just like her mom almost 30 years ago, Alexandra Chan is immersed in hands-on research on the University of Iowa campus. Chan is one of nearly 40 high school students from across the nation and globe participating in a rigorous, five-week summer residential research opportunity, the Secondary Student Training Program.
Becky Schmitz leads a group during a drumming workshop at the Iowa Memorial Union on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Iowa City Press-Citizen Music teachers drum up fun at IMU

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.

Don Anderson mentors Max Otoadese through the Secondary Student Training Program.

KCRG UI summer program gives hands-on research experience to high school students

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.

Publications Wood edits 'Serving Gifted Students in Rural Settings'

Susannah M. Wood, a College of Education associate professor in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, edited Serving Gifted Students in Rural Settings, along with Tamra Stambaugh, an assistant research professor at Vanderbilt University.

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