Articles from September 2017


Wesely discusses why learning a foreign language is important

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

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

Katharine Broton is a new Assistant Professor in Higher Education and Student Affairs.

Broton helps address basic needs security in higher education

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

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

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

Mark McDermott and Ted Neal, clinical associate professors of education, discuss the Next Generation Science Standards.
students walk among very tall trees

Read Our Annual Report 2016-17

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

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

The UI College of Education continues its commitment to building a strong community across difference.