Articles from February 2017


Student Spotlight: Henry Hartzler

Friday, February 24, 2017
Henry Hartzler, of Byron, Minnesota, is an elementary education major and is also seeking an English as a second language endorsement.

UI REACH resident assistant passionate about her work

Thursday, February 23, 2017
In this Daily Iowan story, resident assistant Taralynn Young talks about her passion for working alongside University of Iowa College of Education REACH students in their daily lives on campus. Read the full article in The Daily Iowan.

UI College of Education students named Obermann Graduate Fellows

Monday, February 20, 2017
DaVida Anderson, a graduate student in higher education and student affairs, and Dellyssa Edinboro, a graduate student in educational policy and leadership, have been named 2017 Obermann Graduate Fellows.

Baker Digital Teacher Project promotes tech-savvy teachers

Friday, February 17, 2017
As technology’s role in the classroom continues to evolve, the Linda R. Baker Teacher Leader Center encourages pre-service teachers to move ahead of the curve by requiring professional development focused on using technology in a K-12 classroom in a purposeful way. This spring, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Linda R. Baker, approximately 100 newly-admitted Teacher Education Program students...

Mourning the loss of Al Jarreau

Monday, February 13, 2017
Celebrated jazz vocalist and UI College of Education graduate, Al Jarreau, died Feb. 12.

Three alumni elected to Iowa School Counselor Association board

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Three of our alumni have proven to be leaders in their field and were recently elected to the Iowa School Counselor Association board.

UI REACH director, students tout transformative program

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
In this story by KWWL, UI REACH Program Director Pam Ries and students currently enrolled in the program talk about the life-changing experiences and opportunities it offers.

2017 MLK Jr. symposium highlights impactful diversity research

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Leading-edge diversity research is alive and well at the University of Iowa College of Education. Dean Dan Clay, Laila McCloud, DaVida Anderson, and Emeritus Dean Nick Colangelo. The 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Research Symposium was recently held at the Lindquist Center, showcasing University of Iowa College of Education graduate and undergraduate research projects, at all stages, related to...
Graduate student and professor in a meeting

ACT scholar thrives in supportive research environment

Monday, February 6, 2017
DaVida Anderson, of York, Pennsylvania, is working toward a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the University of Iowa College of Education. From the first day she set foot on campus, Anderson knew that UI was the best choice for her as an education researcher. In 2015, Anderson became part of the ACT Scholar Program, which means her research is supported through scholarship funding...

More than 6K alumni and friends gave $55 million to support the UI College of Education

Monday, February 6, 2017
The University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Foundation have announced the successful conclusion of For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa.