Articles from April 2020


“Where Do You Work?” Wednesday: Stephanie Peters

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Meet this week's "Where Do You Work? Wednesday Elementary Education alumna Stephanie Peters.

Barnhardt selected as University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement fellow

Cassie Barnhardt, associate professor in Higher Education and Student Affairs, was selected as one of the University of California’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement 2020-2021 fellows. Fellows are selected for tackling challenging and timely issues pertaining to expression, academic freedom and campus climate. Over the course of a year, the fellows will research complex topics...
Old Capitol on the University of Iowa Pentacrest

Celebrating College of Education 2020 scholarship recipients, donors

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Thanks to the generosity of University of Iowa College of Education alumni, donors, and friends, students are able to take part in life-changing educational experiences and be leaders in their community.

UI student Sydney DeBoer Awarded Fulbright to Czech Republic

Sydney DeBoer, who will receive a BA in history and secondary social studies education from the University of Iowa this May, is the winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Czech Republic for 2020-21.

Watt, Martin-Stanley II honored at Finkbine Dinner

Monday, April 27, 2020
Sherry Watt, professor in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, and Charles Martin-Stanley II, doctoral candidate in Higher Education and Student Affairs, were recently announced as Finkbine Award recipients.
RAPIL participants working on a group activity.

28 RAPIL graduates find a new calling in teaching

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Twenty-eight non-traditional students, who transformed their initial career choices into a foundation to teach middle and high school students, will complete the Regents Alternative Pathway to Licensure program (RAPIL)on Saturday, April 25.

In the news: In wake of school year called off, experts tell kids & parents it's OK to feel frustrated

Monday, April 20, 2020
Daniel Clay, Dean of the University of Iowa College of Education, gives advice on coping with the abrupt end of the school year due to COVID-19.
Instructor presenting to a class

In the news: UI faculty create open-source materials to save students money, better serve class needs

Friday, April 10, 2020
Ted Neal, clinical associate professor in science education is using OpenHawks grants to improve college affordability and provide a better educational experience for his students.

Alumni Magazine 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Check out our 2020 Alumni Magazine, dedicated to school and community mental health.

In the news: UI student creates errand-running service to help others in time of need

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Allie Stutting, a fourth-year student majoring in history and secondary education, created an organization called Iowa City Errand-ers, dedicated to help those who need help with getting groceries or completing other errands safely during this time.