Articles from January 2018


"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Kevin Herdegen

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Kevin Herdegen (MA ’08 Educational Policy and Leadership Studies).

Students' research focuses on diversity, honors MLK, Jr.

Friday, January 26, 2018
Charles Martin-Stanley II received first place in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research Symposium for his study of racism and black male experiences in higher education. The UI College of Education Diversity Committee sponsored the symposium, which showcased research from 22 graduate students.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Will Stockman

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Will Stockman (BA ’14 Mathematics Education, Secondary Education).

In the news: UI REACH alumnus excels in family business

Friday, January 19, 2018
UI REACH alumnus Andrew Sukup, along with about a dozen other family members, works for the family business -- Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield, Iowa.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Shelly Berkowitz

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Shelly Berkowitz (BA ’14 Art Education).

Educators inspire future teachers

Friday, January 12, 2018
College of Education students gathered to listen to a panel on student teaching featuring Laurie Zaiger, a seasoned art education supervisor, Will Stockman, a math teacher at Benton High School, and Havilah Peters, an English teacher at City High School on Friday, Jan. 12.

Plakans embraces new leadership role with the Department of Teaching and Learning

Friday, January 12, 2018
The field of education is facing many challenges – but Lia Plakans, the new head of the department charged with preparing the next generation of teachers, remains upbeat about the profession’s future.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Mark Bartlett

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Mark Bartlett (BA ’09 Elementary Education).

UI veterans' resource specialist named to VA advisory committee

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The University of Iowa College of Education’s Yareli Mendoza has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs advisory committee on women veterans.