Articles from 2020


McDermott named new associate dean of teacher education and student services

Monday, November 30, 2020
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.

By the Numbers 2019-2020

Monday, November 30, 2020
Check out the College of Education’s 2019-2020 By the Numbers.

Office Hours: Sherry Watt

Monday, November 30, 2020
Racism is an enduring problem. There is no finish line. Dialogue is difficult and necessary. Let missteps develop, not derail, dialogue.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Lucía Osa-Melero

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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).
Belin-Blank Center

Belin-Blank Center helps lead research on twice-exceptionality

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
A cross-disciplinary University of Iowa research team is working to create a better understanding and awareness of twice-exceptionality (2e).

Seeing and Being Seen

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Assistant professor Saba Khan Vlach discusses the lack of representation in children's literature and how to teach students about racism and inequality.
Jack and a basketball player talking courtside.

Excelling on the court and in the classroom: Jack Devlin

Friday, November 13, 2020
Learn more about Jack Devlin and his experience as a UI REACH student and student manager for the Iowa men's basketball team.

In the business of helping others: Allie Stutting

Friday, November 13, 2020
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.

Black lives in white spaces

Friday, November 13, 2020
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.

Why I Give: Devlin Family

Friday, November 13, 2020
The Devlin family reflect on why they chose to support UI REACH.