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.”
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Faced with declining enrollment and rising costs, some small liberal arts colleges have added professional and vocational majors, a decision University of Iowa researchers say has strengthened rather than undermined the mission of the schools. The findings are being presented Friday at the Association for the Study of Higher Education’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Eighteen University of Iowa students have been selected for the 2015 Obermann Graduate Institute sponsored by the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. As Obermann Graduate Fellows, exploring how to combine public engagement with their research and teaching.
Education faculty member earns top award at London International Conference on Education.
Members of the media are invited to attend the 18th annual University of Iowa International Day for Human Rights, featuring the human right to a clean environment on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
Deborah Linebarger, an associate professor in the UI College of Education's Department of Teaching and Learning, found preschoolers who watched videos of Cookie Monster practicing ways to control his desire to eat chocolate chip cookies had more self-control than preschoolers who didn't see the videos.
I-SERVE, Iowa Supports Education and Resources for Veterans and Enlisted, was created with the goal of helping facilitate successful transitions for veterans and enlisted into higher education at the University of Iowa.
Women’s sports pioneer and Title IX advocate Christine Grant (Ph.D. ’74) will discuss “The Politics of Sport” as part of the University of Iowa College of Education’s Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m. in N140 Lindquist Center. The event is free and open to the public.
University of Iowa science education professor Brian Hand has helped develop a new way of teaching science that is transforming science classrooms across Iowa and around the world.