Professor Steve McGuire teaches an innovative and unique class at the University of Iowa, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle. This semester’s 13 students, in their first or second year of the class, represent a passionate sector of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) curriculum.
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Reality check: Tooth whiteners aren’t concentrated enough or in contact with the tooth surface long enough to be effective, says Karen A. Baker, an associate professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in Iowa City and an expert on toothpaste ingredients.
Susan Assouline, director of the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa, helped develop a tool called the Iowa Acceleration Scale to aid schools in deciding which kids would benefit from skipping a grade.
On the University of Iowa’s campus, students and faculty have access to a rare and expensive machine called the Raith Voyager. The printer is one of only three in the nation and the only one in the Midwest.