Articles from August 2018


Warren Merkel helps students apply classroom learning beyond academia

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Warren Merkel joined the University of Iowa College of Education this fall as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Language, Literacy and Culture.

Where Do You Work?” Wednesday: Tyler Pauley

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Guess what day it is…? “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Tyler Pauley (BA ’12 Elementary Education).

University of Iowa College of Education Day at the Iowa State Fair 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The UI College of Education Day hosted day at the University of Iowa at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. The College of Education would like to thank everyone who stopped by, learned more about Hawkeye Teachers, and shared their wonderful alumni stories. Special thanks to all of our outstanding Hawkeye Teacher volunteers.

In the news: For Many College Students, Hunger 'Makes It Hard To Focus'

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Up to half of college students in recent published studies say they either are not getting enough to eat or are worried about it.

In the news: Touring bluegrass musician Annie Savage doubles as Liberty High orchestra teacher

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Annie Savage, alumna and Liberty High School orchestra teacher, doubles as a traveling bluegrass musician.
Teacher with students

In the news: UI College of Education prepares teachers for bilingual, multilingual classrooms

Thursday, August 2, 2018
As part of a $2.2 million grant from Advocacy, Capacity, and Collaboration for English Learners (ACCEL) in Iowa, the UI College of Education hosted a two day professional development session on July 24-26 to help increase the effectiveness of English-learner instruction in Iowa while also helping teachers become advocates for dual-language learning.

Inaugural residencies at Iowa inspire the nation’s next generation of artists, writers

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Some of the nation’s most talented high school–aged artists came to the University of Iowa campus as part of the inaugural Summer Art Residency (SAR), spearheaded by the Belin-Blank Center in the UI College of Education.