Cathy Welch, director of statewide testing programming for the Iowa Testing Programs at the UI College of Education, says Iowa's new reading assessment tests determine a child's ability to not just read the words on a page but comprehend them in a story that is part of a series.
Story from: Quad-City Times
Hundreds of T-shirts, each with a different message, lined clotheslines on the UI Pentacrest lawn Thursday as part of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program's Clothesline Project, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Story from: Iowa City Patch
Cindy Seyfer, director of student employment and senior associate director in the University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid, has received the 2013 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy. Story
A 10-member delegation from one of Russia’s premier research institutions visited the University of Iowa this past week to gather ideas to help improve its growing university. The visit was hosted primarily by the UI College of Education's Belin-Blank Center. Story
2013.04.25 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:07 AM
Know a University of Iowa staff member who's done something really great for the university, the community, or the state? Now's your chance to nominate her or him for some of the university's top staff honors. Story
UI wrestling coach Terry Brands and UI Nonfiction Writing Program Founder Carl Klaus were among residents sharing books that were meaningful to them at the third Community Book Talk hosted by UNESCO City of Literature as part of World Book Day.
Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen
2013.04.23 | By University Communication and Marketing | 03:00 PM
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to participate in a workshop, Public Engagement in Higher Education, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the UI College of Public Health. Story