Articles from November 2020

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McDermott named new associate dean of teacher education and student services

Mark McDermott, a nationally-recognized expert in STEM teaching and learning, has been named the new associate dean for teacher education and student services in the College of Education.
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By the Numbers 2019-2020

Check out the College of Education’s 2019-2020 By the Numbers.
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Office Hours: Sherry Watt

Racism is an enduring problem. There is no finish line. Dialogue is difficult and necessary. Let missteps develop, not derail, dialogue.
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"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Lucía Osa-Melero

Guess what day it is…? “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Lucia Osa-Melero (MA ‘01 Foreign Language Teaching, MAT ‘02 Teaching Spanish).
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Belin-Blank Center helps lead research on twice-exceptionality

A cross-disciplinary University of Iowa research team is working to create a better understanding and awareness of twice-exceptionality (2e).
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Seeing and Being Seen

Assistant professor Saba Khan Vlach discusses the lack of representation in children's literature and how to teach students about racism and inequality.
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Excelling on the court and in the classroom: Jack Devlin

Learn more about Jack Devlin and his experience as a UI REACH student and student manager for the Iowa men's basketball team.
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In the business of helping others: Allie Stutting

Allie Stutting has always wanted to help others. This desire led her to the College of Education, where she raised millions of dollars for the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, created a nonprofit to support at-risk community members during COVID-19, and discovered her passion for healthcare philanthropy.
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Black lives in white spaces

Several faculty, graduate students and alumni have dedicated their careers to examining the inequity that exists in education, systemic barriers that block Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) from accessing higher education, and the ways education leaves BIPOC students behind at every level.
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Why I Give: Devlin Family

The Devlin family reflect on why they chose to support UI REACH.