Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and University of Iowa graduate Al Jarreau will return to his alma mater for a public discussion and reception Thursday, Sept. 18, in advance of his Sept. 19 performance at the Iowa Soul Festival. Story
UI associate professor of education Deborah Linebarger finds background television in a room where a child is present—even when he or she is involved in an activity completely unrelated to the television—can be detrimental.
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While it’s great that dozens of professionals, volunteers, scholars, and students will convene Sept. 6 at the “Incarcerated in Iowa” symposium on the University of Iowa campus, the event organizers are even more excited about what the collective will do going forward. Story
UI Professor John Westefeld will present a 90-minute workshop on the warning signs, intervention strategies, and resources available for suicide prevention in the College of Education's Teacher Leader Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Story
John Westefeld, a UI professor in the Counseling Psychology Program in the College of Education and a national expert in suicide prevention, provides insight into important questions to ask and steps to take to prevent suicide.
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