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New UI TV spot airs this weekend

Screen capture reading IOWA and carrying the University of Iowa logo.The new TV spot will air during Hawkeye football broadcasts, starting with the Aug. 30 University of Northern Iowa game.

The University of Iowa will introduce a new promotional spot tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 30), during the Hawkeye football broadcast, which will be carried nationally on the Big Ten Network. Video

Parents, listen next time your baby babbles

A mother and her infant "talk" with each other.

Parents who try to understand their baby's babbling let their infants know they can communicate, which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a new study by the University of Iowa and Indiana University. Story

UI professor explains demographic shifts in Ferguson

Published
2014.08.16
Beverly Scott of Chicago adds to the makeshift memorial in Ferguson, Missouri, for Michael Brown. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Colin Gordon, a UI history professor who has studied housing in St. Louis, has emerged as an authority on demographic shifts and zoning restrictions in Ferguson, Missouri. Story from: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Training Iowa Leaders - UI ROTC

Training Iowa Leaders - UI Army ROTC

The University of Iowa Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training, and experiences they need to become officers in the U.S. Army. The curriculum challenges students who want to excel and get more out of the college experience. Video

Student Success Team coordinator: Immersion program working

portrait of Sarah Hansen

Sarah Hansen coordinates the Student Success Team, which formed in 2006 as a small, interdisciplinary group to talk about how the UI could help students be successful. It has grown to include more than 250 people, and many projects that originated from early team discussions, such as On Iowa!, have become part of campus culture. Story

UI professor sheds light on racial tensions in Ferguson

Published
2014.08.14
Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) Read more at http://thegazette.com/subject/news/iowa-professor-sheds-light-on-racial-tension-in-ferguson-20140821#Plfetcj5GcZhC0J5.99

UI history professor Colin Gordon has emerged as a national authority on the demographic shifts in Ferguson, Missouri, and the larger St. Louis area, that some say underlies the boiling tensions between mostly black residents and predominantly white authorities. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Educating Iowa students: Alex Bartlett

Educating Iowa Students: Alex Bartlett

Alexandra Bartlett of Clive, Iowa, considered leaving her home state for college, but the opportunities the University of Iowa offered her were too good to pass up. Video

Spotlight: The show goes on

Iowa Alumni Magazine: Spotlight: The show goes on
Published
2014.08.01
UI opera performance

From the latest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine, a look at the UI Opera Theatre program. Story from: Iowa Alumni Magazine

Iowa Alumni Magazine

UI camp helps Cedar Rapids students prepare for school

Published
2014.08.13
Sixth-grader Tavious Hamlin writes in a program called Co:Writer during a two-day assistive technology camp led by staff for the University of Iowa College of Education's Center for Assistive Technology and Research at Roosevelt Middle School in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

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. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

UI professor: What's on the screen affects baby and toddler language

Published
2014.08.10
Blues Clues characters in front of a house.

The UI College of Education's Deborah Linebarger says screen media can be a tool for learning for infants and toddlers, if parents pick the right programs. Linebarger presented her most recent study over the weekend at the American Psychological Association's annual convention. Story from: USA Today

USA Today

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