Academics

Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga

International Accents Iowa's man in Japan

Hiroyuki “Larry” Kasuga (M.S. industrial engineering, 1953), 93, reflects on his experiences coming to the UI in 1951 on a Government Aid and Relief In Occupied Areas scholarship. He describes getting his degree in the Iowa Field House from then-President Virgil Hancher as " the happiest moment of my life.” 

Maria Nunez-Hernandez in lab

The UI's science guides

Iowa Biosciences Academy encourages underrepresented students to attend graduate school
For 16 years, the Iowa Biosciences Academy has helped UI undergraduates from groups underrepresented in the sciences navigate their academic paths, including paid research work with faculty mentors, career counseling, and help with graduate school applications.
UI student Mandi Burkley shows off a double robot.

KCRG UI unveils new high-tech, collaborative space to prepare future teachers

The UI College of Education recently unveiled a $2 million renovation project on the first floor of Lindquist Center North. The project brought together four separate offices—the Teacher Leader Center, Education Technology Center, Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research, and I-SERVE.

daniel clay portrait

University of Iowa names new College of Education dean

Daniel L. Clay, dean of the University of Missouri College of Education, has been named the next dean of the University of Iowa College of Education.
student with ipad/robot combo

Teaching innovations for 21st-century educators

UI College of Education unveils new collaborative high-tech space
Double Robots and Sphero Balls were just two of many new educational technologies featured in the Feb. 4 grand opening of the University of Iowa College of Education’s new high-tech, collaborative space in Lindquist Center North—a real "game-changer" in preparing 21st-century educators.
students in supplemental instruction session

What's Supplemental Instruction?

Expanded study program helps students find success
Supplemental Instruction is a free, peer-driven resource that helps students figure out how to achieve in historically challenging courses.

Honors UI India Winterim program honored for innovation in international education

The UI India Winterim study abroad program received the 2016 Institute of International Education Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the India Winterim program, with over 1,000 students and faculty participating since its inauguration.
Richard Fumerton portrait

Talking political philosophy and freedom

Fumerton to deliver UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 28
Philosophy professor Richard Fumerton, selected to deliver the 33rd Annual Presidential Lecture, will address a topic people in this country, and many people elsewhere, are interested in: freedom.

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