Articles from September 2020


College of Education alumna Flores supports BIPOC in new UI leadership role

Isabela Flores (BA ’20 Elementary Education), the new interim coordinator for the Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC), wants to show up for young people in impactful ways.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Brian DeHoff

Hey Hawkeyes! Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! Meet Brain DeHoff (BA Elementary Education specializing in reading and language arts ‘14.)

UI REACH News - October 2020

Read the October 2020 edition of the UI REACH newsletter.

Schieltz seeks to foster passion and collegiality among students

Kelly Schieltz, an alumna of the University of Iowa, recently joined the University of Iowa College of Education as an assistant professor in School Psychology. 

Rebecca Lara awarded 2020 Gilman Scholarship

Rebecca Lara, a student at the University of Iowa College of Education, was recently awarded the 2020 Gilman Scholarship. Gilman scholarship recipients receive up to $5,000 to apply toward their study abroad or internship program costs. Lara, along with eight other undergraduate UI students were chosen from thousands of applicants from colleges and universities across the United States.

In the news: Tippie Associate Director of DEI inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Gabriela Rivera, the Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Tippie College of Business, was inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame. Rivera has done lots of work at the University of Iowa to promote Diversity Equity and Inclusion.

Sheppard wants to help students learn to teach difficult histories

Maia Sheppard, a new assistant professor in social studies education, wants to help students learn to address difficult topics in their classrooms.

Santos seeks to teach the responsibility of being a school psychologist

Ann Santos, a new clinical associate professor in school psychology, wants to teach her students that with great power comes great responsibility. Santos is a three-time alumna of the University of Iowa, earning her Master of Arts degree in rehabilitation counseling, her Education Specialist degree in school psychology, and finally her Ph.D. in school psychology. Santos was also a clinical...