Articles from September 2017


Wesely discusses why learning a foreign language is important

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Pam Wesely, associate professor of Foreign Language and ESL Education in the University of Iowa College of Education, discusses why learning a foreign language is important on Iowa Public Radio's "Talk of Iowa."

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Maria-Victoria Perez

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Maria-Victoria Perez (MA ’15 HESA).

Broton's research focuses on impact of inequality, poverty in higher education

Monday, September 25, 2017
Katharine Broton is a new Assistant Professor in Higher Education and Student Affairs.

Broton helps address basic needs security in higher education

Friday, September 22, 2017
Katharine “Katie” Broton, an assistant professor in the University of Iowa College of Education’s Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, is helping search for solutions to food and housing insecurity among college students.

Jennifer Knight shares expertise in early elementary literacy development

Friday, September 22, 2017
Jennifer Knight, a new clinical assistant professor in Language, Literacy, and Culture, seeks to prepare excellent future classroom teachers through literacy development.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Jarvis McCowin

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Jarvis McCowin (MA ’15, Educational Policy and Leadership Studies with concentration in HESA).

Yager's role in developing science standards recognized

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Mark McDermott and Ted Neal, clinical associate professors of education, discuss the Next Generation Science Standards.
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Read Our Annual Report 2016-17

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Learn more about the faculty and students who make excellence and innovation in teaching and learning a hallmark of the University of Iowa College of Education in our 2016-17 Annual Report.

Van Deusen promotes the power of relationships in the learning process

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Robert van Deusen, a new instructional-track lecturer in elementary education, seeks to show future elementary school teachers how to be effective and passionate mathematics educators.

Building Community Reads brings people together through literacy

Monday, September 11, 2017
The UI College of Education continues its commitment to building a strong community across difference.