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Ottumwa boy kicks off Kid Captain 2014 in game against Northern Iowa

portrait of Treytun

At age 4, Treytun Garcia of Ottumwa developed what looked like a rash on his left foot. He was soon diagnosed with linear scleroderma, an autoimmune disease characterized by the hardening of the skin and connective tissues. Garcia was chosen as the Kid Captain for the football game this Saturday when the Hawkeyes face the Panthers at Kinnick Stadium. Story

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

Public invited to suicide prevention workshop Sept. 10

UI Professor John Westefeld will present a 90-minute workshop on the warning signs, intervention strategies, and resources available for suicide prevention in the College of Education's Teacher Leader Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Story

#OnIowa14

Students taking a selfie with President Mason.

The Class of 2018 arrived on campus last week and shared their experiences in the area they know best...social media. Story

UI's Henfield discusses racial, equity gaps in ACT scores

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2014.08.20
Profesor Malik Henfield teaching in a classroom.

UI College of Education Counselor Education and Supervision Professor Malik Henfield provides expertise in addressing racial and equity gaps in ACT scores. Story from: Education Week

Education Week

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

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

Media tipsheet: UI experts for back-to-school topics

an apple on a stack of books in front of blackboard

To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to what a college student should and shouldn’t bring when moving into their dorm room. Story

University of Iowa Athletics Department announces 26th Hall of Fame Class

Nate Kaeding kicks a football

The National Iowa Varsity Club and the University of Iowa Athletics Department will induct six individuals into the National Iowa Varsity Club Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 29. Though open to the public, the deadline to order tickets is Aug. 22. Story

UI Children's Hospital announces 2014 Kid Captains

kid captain jersey

Hawkeye football wouldn’t be the same at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital without a stellar team of Kid Captains kicking off each week, and this year’s team is up to the job. Story

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