Ellen Lewin, UI professor of gender, women, and sexuality studies and anthropology, writes about lesbian and gay parenthood, and how society is taking baby steps toward marriage equality.
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Top high-school musicians from throughout the Midwest and other parts of the United States are converging on the University of Iowa for the 2013 Iowa Summer Music Camps. The camps, which run June 9-28, will include nine free concerts. Story
The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History will hold a two-week intensive program called Foil Workshop in Printmaking from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 3-7 and June 10-14, in Studio Arts Building in Iowa City. Story
A group of University of Iowa faculty are headed to northwest Iowa May 21-24 as members of the 8th annual Faculty Engagement Corps, stopping in Orange City, Okoboji, Estherville, Spencer, Lester, Le Mars, Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff, and Storm Lake. Story
From Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, May 24, follow the University of Iowa's 2013 Faculty Engagement Corps tour of northwest Iowa, including Orange City, Okoboji, Estherville, Spencer, Lester, Le Mars, Sioux City, Sergeant Bluff, and Storm Lake. Story
Social shifts, along with cultural differences, are among the top reasons unmarried parenting has become more common, says UI associate sociology professor Mary Noonan in a story on the rise of unwed parenting nationally and locally.
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Twenty one future teachers will enter their classrooms armed with iPads and big ideas for using them thanks to an award created by University of Iowa College of Education alumna Linda Baker, who earned her English and secondary education degrees at the UI in 1968. Story
Understanding the concept of morphogen gradients—the mechanism by which a signal from one part of a developing embryo can influence the location and other variables of surrounding cells—is important to developmental biology, gene regulation, evolution, and human health. Story