Articles from November 2017


"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Elizabeth Martinez-Podolsky

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Elizabeth Martinez-Podolsky (M.A.’12 HESA).

Oakdale Prison Choir shines light on beauty of transformation

Mary Cohen, associate professor of music education, shares how the Oakdale Prison Community Choir helps build communities of caring inside and outside prison walls.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Casey Leonard

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Casey Leonard (BFA ’13 Studio Art and Art Education).

Elizabeth Schupp named Teacher of Promise

The Iowa World Language Association presented the 2017 Michael Oates Teacher of Promise Award to Elizabeth Schupp (MAT ’17), a German language teacher at Timberline School in Waukee, IA.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Kimberly Melloy

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Kimberly Melloy (BA ’10 Elementary Education, endorsement in Special Education). This is Melloy’s second year working as a Grade 5 teacher and Grade 5 coordinator at Gems American Academy in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving overseas, she worked for six years in the Iowa City Community School District as a 5th grade...

Mendoza builds a supportive community for women veterans

Building more support for female veterans is a high priority for Yareli Mendoza.

Williams honored with Distinguished Hawkeye Veterans Memorial Award

Jeremy Williams, a doctoral student in the UI College of Education's Higher Education and Student Affairs program, is being honored with a Distinguished Hawkeye Veterans Memorial Award to recognize his advocacy and service to all veterans.

Where Do You Work Wednesday- Brooke Strahn-Koller

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Brooke Strahn-Koller (Ph.D. ’12 Educational Policy and Leadership Studies).

Gross honored with Yager Educational Accomplishment Award

To honor his many contributions to education, Mitch Gross received one of the University of Iowa College of Education’s most prestigious awards, the Yager Educational Accomplishment Award, for his work in Iowa City schools.

Rosenberger recognized for diversity, inclusion with national award

Treye Rosenberger, a graduate student in the UI College of Education's Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program, was recently honored with a prestigious national award for his commitment to the advancement of diversity, academic excellence, leadership, and community service.