Articles from February 2021


UI REACH News - February 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021
Read the February 2021 edition of the UI REACH newsletter.

Brian Hand honored with Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Monday, February 15, 2021
Brian Hand, a science education professor, is one of six UI faculty members selected for a 2021 Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Susanna Ziemer

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Guess what day it is…? “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Susanna Ziemer (MAT ‘18 Science Education).

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Jerri Eakes

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Hello Hawkeyes! Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! Meet Alumna Jerri Eakes (MA ‘20 Teaching, Leadership, and Cultural Competency).  

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Kari Vogelgesang

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Hello and happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! This week we are spotlighting alumna Kari Vogelgesang (BA ‘01 Elementary Education, MA ‘09 Library and Information Science, Ph.D. ‘15 Special Education).

Family member inspires aunt, niece to pursue careers in teaching to help students succeed

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Stephanie Howsare is following in the footsteps of her aunt Shelly Howsare, who works as a teacher of students with visual impairments. Both Stephanie and Shelly are passionate about making a difference in the lives of those who are blind and visually impaired. 

Noyce scholarship helps Aunan pursue teaching career in high-needs district

Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Noyce Scholarship in Mathematics led University of Iowa College of Education student Lincoln Aunan to realize his passion for working with students in high-needs school districts.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Kathleen Weiss

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! Meet alumna Kathleen Weiss (MAT ‘10 Secondary Science Education and certification to teach secondary science, Ph.D. ‘20 Teaching and Learning with an emphasis in science education).

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Angie Bong

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday, Hawkeyes! Meet alumna Angie Bong (MA ‘07 Student Development and Postsecondary Education).

Noyce Scholarship helps Potts pursue dream of teaching career

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
University of Iowa College of Education student Caleb Potts is destined for success with the help of the Noyce Teacher Scholarship in Mathematics.