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Professor Kathy Schuh leading discussion with a pod of students in N105 classroom.

The University of Iowa College of Education will celebrate its new cutting-edge classroom with a grand opening Sept. 26. The room was renovated with new technology and is expected to change the way students learn and teachers teach. Story

Video: Al Jarreau at the UI College of Education- Sept. 18th, 2014

Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and UI graduate Al Jarreau returns to his alma mater for a public discussion Thursday, Sept. 18, in advance of his Sept. 19 performance at the Iowa Soul Festival. Listen to the live stream at 3 p.m. CT Thursday, Sept. 18, or watch the archived video of the discussion later. Story

Piecing together the memory puzzle

Mary Huff in her lab

UI doctoral student Mary Huff has come a long ways since growing up in Greenfield, Iowa. The Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program scholar is the recipient of a prestigious award which allows her to conduct cutting-edge research that will help treat people with serious memory-related disorders. Story

UI REACH activity inspires teamwork and communication

Published
2014.09.12
UI REACH students with intellectual, learning, and cognitive disabilities and University of Iowa teaching students came together Friday to participate in team-building activities at the University of Iowa Field House. (Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen )

UI College of Education students come together with first-year students in the UI REACH program to learn about teamwork and communication. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

New program accelerates students' path to careers in public health

The University of Iowa College of Public Health and Grinnell College have developed a new cooperative degree program that allows Grinnell students from any major to earn both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Public Health degree in five years, rather than the customary six. Story

UI political science professor weighs in on 2016 Clinton run

Published
2014.09.15
Hillary Clinton CBS News

Timothy Hagle, a political science professor at the University of Iowa, shares insights on Hillary Clinton's unofficial kickoff to her 2016 campaign. Story from: CBS News

CBS News

Old Gold: Studying the cosmos from campus

Early 1900s photo of campus observatory building

Before an observatory was placed atop Van Allen Hall in the 1960s, students had opportunities to view the night sky from a number of locations you might not have known about. Story

Funds available for Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Dance student siting on the floor with a robot and laptop.

A University of Iowa program supports innovative instructional technology projects with potential to directly impact student success and retention. Story

Former UI professor Gronbeck, renowned media expert, dies at 73

Published
2014.09.12
Bruce Gronbeck

Bruce Gronbeck, a University of Iowa professor emeritus described as one of the most prominent scholars of rhetoric and media in the world, died Wednesday during a visit back to UI where he was being honored by the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an alumni fellow. He was 73. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Seen and 'herd' in Sweden

UI student Kelsey Frisk works with conducting research on reindeer hearing communities while studying abroad in Sweden

Kelsey Frisk’s adventures in Sweden started with studying abroad and ended with researching reindeer herding communities. UI students can learn about study abroad opportunities at the annual fair Tuesday, Sept. 16. Story

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