Articles from December 2016


Cohen reflects on Oakdale Prison Community Choir season

Mary Cohen, associate professor in music education, reflects on the most recent season of the Oakdale Prison Community Choir in this column appearing in the Press-Citizen.

Rechkemmer honored as a Champion for Student Success

Molly Rechkemmer, an instructor within the University of Iowa College of Education's Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, was honored by Excelling@Iowa as a Champion for Student Success.

Student convocation speaker strengthened by knowing ‘all students can learn’

Each and every student, regardless of their ability level, deserves a high-quality education. Angie Miller, who recently earned a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in English Education at the University of Iowa College of Education, knows this well.

Langguth touts online MA

Nancy Langguth, associate dean for Teacher Education and Student Services, discusses how educators can continue to expand their education. She touts a new all-online master’s degree program in this article appearing in The Daily Iowan.

Student Spotlight: Coryn Van Beek

Coryn Van Beek, an elementary education major from Rock Rapids, Iowa, has received a number of scholarships and awards and has been on the Dean’s List every semester from Fall 2013 to this fall.

Vice President Rocklin to retire from the University of Iowa

Rocklin joined the UI in 1986 as a faculty member in the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations at the University of Iowa College of Education.

Read the UI College of Education Annual Report 2015-2016

Take a look at our Annual Report 2015-2016.

Cardenas uses engaging musical curriculum

Henry Cardenas, who hopes to pursue a career in elementary education, is utilizing an engaging musical curriculum in the Iowa City Community School District. 

Iowa Reading Research Center Study Shows Summer Reading Programs Prevent Learning Loss

Read about the results from the Iowa Reading Research Center's Intensive Summer Reading Program study in this story.