Articles from July 2021


Mintz nets NSF grant to improve computerized adaptive tests

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Catherine “Catie” Mintz, a PhD candidate in the Educational Measurement and Statistics program, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to pursue research on multidimensional computerized adaptive tests.

Wesely named new College of Education associate dean for faculty, academic affairs

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Pamela M. Wesely, a respected scholar in language education, has been named the new University of Iowa College of Education Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs.

Klein supports student mental health

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
In collaboration with the University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry, alumnus Lucas Klein is working to support student mental health

First Year Educator Q&A: Elizabeth Johnson

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
From building relationships to navigating the ins-and outs of a new job, the first year of a career can be a stressful and confusing time. We are asking recent alumni entering the first year of their career to tell us their goals, worries, and more. Then we will check back with them at the end of the year. Our first alumna is Elizabeth Johnson, who graduated in 2021 with her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and endorsements in reading and English as a Second Language.
School Psychology Professor Emeritus Stewart Ehly in his Lindquist Center office

Ehly retires after more than four decades building, leading school psychology program

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
School Psychology Professor Emeritus Stewart Ehly recently retired after 42 years of service and leadership, dedicating his career to preparing future school psychologists and other mental health professionals.
Bill Loyd

Loyd honored for inclusion of people with disabilities

Monday, July 12, 2021
UI REACH Director Bill Loyd was recently recognized for his long-term contributions and commitment to the inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.