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Eating disorders expert will visit UI campus June 24, 25

Pamela Keel, a nationally recognized expert on eating disorders, will deliver two public lectures during a visit to the UI campus June 24 and 25. Keel's visit is co-sponsored by the Obesity Research and Educational Initiative and the Department of Psychiatry in the UI Carver College of Medicine. Story

Small colleges experience big-league research

two women in a scientific lab

Now entering its sixth year, the FUTURE in Biomedicine program places faculty and students from Iowa's primarily undergraduate institutions (PUI) with research faculty in the UI Carver College of Medicine for nine weeks during the summer. Story

Lakeside Laboratory more than a field station

Chet Rzonca at Lakeside Laboratory

In addition to natural science, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory offers a summer Entrepreneurship Institute and an Artist in Residence program, says educational coordinator Jane Shuttleworth. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Health care quality expert to deliver 2014 Parkin Lecture

Health care quality expert Dr. Christine Cassel will deliver the 2014 Joseph L. Parkin Memorial Lecture on Aging from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 9, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium of the Medical and Education Research Facility (MERF) on the University of Iowa health sciences campus. Story

'U.S. News' ranks online UI program among best for veterans

The University of Iowa College of Education’s masters in educational leadership was ranked number 13 in the “U.S. News and World Report” 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans. Story

UI launches poetry writing MOOC

The International Writing Program has announced the University of Iowa’s first creative writing MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): How Writers Write Poetry, now open for enrollment. The free course runs June 28-Aug. 9 and will include discussions and workshops. Story

Mason City mom reaches career goal thanks to online courses

UI Division of Continuing Education website: Mason City mom reaches career goal thanks to online courses
Sheila ALlison

Thanks to a University of Iowa online degree program, Mason City resident and busy mom Sheila Allison will graduate this May with a Bachelor of Applied Science, a condition for getting the position of Medical Records System Administrator at Mercy Cancer Center in Mason City. Story from: UI Division of Continuing Education website

UI Division of Continuing Education website

Learn foil imaging technique created at UI in summer workshop

"Untitled, 2013" a foil stamping print by Deanne Warnholtz Wortman

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to register for its 25th annual Foil Workshop in Printmaking, a technique first developed in 1992 by UI professor Virginia A. Myers. The workshop will be held in June on the UI campus. Story

Faculty institute will offer strategies for strong classroom presentation

The UI Center for Teaching and ITS-Instructional Services are sponsoring a Faculty Institute, "Releasing Your Inner Performer: Strategies for Memorable Classroom Delivery" on May 19-20. The institute will provide an opportunity to learn, practice, and perhaps perfect a variety of classroom presentation skills. Story

Applications for Game-Based Learning Faculty Institute due May 2

Starting in May 2014, the Center for Teaching and ITS-Instructional Services will work with a group of UI faculty members who have identified a learning need in their students and would like to find or help devise a game to help students address that learning challenge. Story


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