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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University of Iowa researchers share their studies on the skill levels of mid-career American workers and community characteristics that make citizens more generous during the American Sociological Association annual meeting Aug. 17 and 18 in San Francisco. Story
A two-day boot camp sponsored by the UI College of Education’s Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) teaches kids how to use a talk-to-text software program to help them get ahead in school.
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2014.08.14 | By Office of Strategic Communication | 02:07 PM
To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to what a college student should and shouldn’t bring when moving into their dorm room. Story