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UI distinguished alumna to discuss 'beyond test scores' April 23

portrait of Cynthia BoardSchmeiser

Cyndie Schmeiser, who has had an impact on the education of nearly every student in the United States through her work at ACT and the creation of the Common Core State Standards, will speak at UI College of Education’s Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday, April 23, at 1 p.m. in N140 Lindquist Center. Story

Off to philosophy camp

UI graduate students will lead Iowa Lyceum, a free summer program that introduces area high school students to philosophy, helping them build critical thinking skills and college readiness. Story

Hancher presents Gallim Dance in Space Place Theater

Andrea Miller has found a choreographic voice of her own after her time in Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company. That voice will be heard loud and clear when University of Iowa’s Hancher presents Gallim Dance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 at Space Place Theate. Story

UI sport business program booming

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI sport business program booming
Dan Mattheson

An estimated 400 students are enrolled in the recreation and sport business program this semester, with the majority focusing on sports management: “There is no question that sports and recreation management has boomed,” says Mike Teague, a professor of health and human services. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

What scientists look like

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Sixty girls roamed the UI Seamans Center Saturday for the second Black Girls Do Science, a day camp for fourth- to eighth-graders to dispel stereotypes and to allow girls interested in the science, technology, engineering, and math to experiment in these areas. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Dorms emphasize local food


A group of students are working with UI Housing and Dining to implement the labeling of all homegrown foods used in the dining halls, hoping to inform students about what they are eating. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

UI students receive 2014 Stanley Awards

Four University of Iowa undergraduate students and 20 UI graduate students have received Stanley Awards for International Research to conduct research abroad or pursue learning activities in international studies that are not available on the UI campus. Story

Young inventors present big ideas April 19

Nate Finarty and Caleb Hall from Northstar Elementary in Knoxville, Iowa, show their Rail Mail invention at the 2012 Invent Iowa event in the Seamans Center on the University of Iowa campus.

Iowa’s brightest elementary students will present their inventions at the 27th annual Invent Iowa competition Saturday, April 19, from 12:30 to 4:20 p.m. The event will take place at the Blank Honors Center on the University of Iowa campus and is free and open to the public. Story

UI research debuts on Twitter

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The University of Iowa has created a Twitter account devoted to research. The @UIowaResearch account will act as the central node for research, broadcasting research news, events, and expert views from the university to myriad audiences central to the institution. The account launched today. Story


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