College of Education

Grants Barron receives Innovation in Teaching and Technology award

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.”
The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

The Student Experience: Alissa Bornhoft

Academic challenges inspire future teacher to connect with all students
"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 College of Education hosts Teaching Ferguson panel

KGAN UI College of Education hosts 'Teaching Ferguson'

The UI's College of Education hosted a panel discussion with education experts and students to help classroom teachers foster discussions among students about race, discrimination, privilege, and systemic oppression.

2014 spring commencement

Commencement ceremonies

UI confers nearly 1,560 degrees in December
The University of Iowa will honor December 2014 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies and other events, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.

Teaching Ferguson

UI's College of Education hosts panel discussion about how classroom teachers can foster discussions about race and other sensitive issues
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.
New Horizons Band trumpet and brass section playing their instruments.

Iowa City's New Horizons Band celebrates 20 years

The band provides community members the chance to learn an instrument
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.

'Human Right to a Clean Environment'

International Day offers middle schoolers new perspectives
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.”