Articles from March 2020

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COVID-19 Resources

Looking for accurate information about COVID-19? Need help transitioning to online teaching? Struggling with your mental health during social distancing? These resources will help you navigate constantly changing and challenging times.
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Students broaden cultural awareness during Thai educational immersion

Thirteen pre-service teachers and several faculty members experienced everything from teaching in Thai classrooms, visiting Buddhist temples, and trekking to the top of Phu Bo Bit Mountain to learning about sustainable farming practices by helping grow and harvest rice. These activities took place during a 15-day global education trip to Thailand over winter break with the theme “An Immersion...
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Why I Give: Priscilla Zimmerman

Alumna Priscilla Zimmerman writes about why she gives to the University of Iowa College of Education
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Dana Miller

From a young age, Dana Miller knew she wanted to help people. That passion for helping others led her to get a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa and later a Specialist in Education degree (’07) and a Ph.D. in School Psychology (’10) from the University of Iowa College of Education. Miller decided to pursue a Ph.D. in School Psychology at the College of Education...
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Greg Hamot: A legacy of international impact

Greg Hamot has dedicated his career to promoting global education, democracy, and supporting his students in their pursual of social studies education. Hamot, professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning, is retiring in June 2020 after 25 years as a University of Iowa College of Education professor and more than 44 years as an educator. Alongside his outstanding...
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Office Hours: Allison Bruhn

Allison Bruhn is helping schools create an environment focused on the well-being and success of their students.
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Ernest Pascarella: veteran scholar leaves a legacy

Veteran scholar, Ernest "Ernie" Pascarella, retires after more than two decades at what he describes as "the gem on the prairie."
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In the news: Establishing Personal Space At Home

Jacob Priest, assistant professor of Couple and Family Therapy, joins Talk of Iowa to discuss how everyone can get along while working from home as the country practices social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Celebrating Al Hieronymus' legacy

A scholarship fund created by the family of Albert "Al" Hieronymus, honors the life of this testing pioneer who always put people first.
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First Generation Spotlight: Alyssa Guzman

Alyssa Guzman (BA ’18), a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Teaching program in secondary English education, shares her first-person insights on navigating higher-education as a first-generation student.