Articles from May 2022

Blue sky dotted with puffy white clouds above the college's Lindquist Center.

Murley, Hopkins bring valuable expertise to Educational Leadership program

Mark Hopkins (clinical assistant professor) and Stephen Murley (clinical instructor) are joining the college's Educational Leadership program.
Megan Foley Nicpon

Foley Nicpon named new director of Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Megan Foley Nicpon, an internationally recognized expert in counseling psychology and twice-exceptionality, has been named the new director of the University of Iowa College of Education’s Connie Belin & Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development and the new Myron and Jacqueline N. Blank Endowed Chair in Gifted Education.
Spring 2022 graduate Zac Gavin receives BA in science education and BS in science studies.

Delivering fun to the science classroom

Teaching runs in Zac Gavin’s blood. The soon-to-be University of Iowa graduate will become part of the third generation of teachers in his family, and he can’t wait to inspire future generations at his alma mater in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Yellow and white graphic that says Congratulations with photos of Cassie Barnhdart, Mary Cohen, Katharine Broton, and Stacey McElroy- Heltzel

College of Education faculty honored with outstanding research awards

Four faculty members were honored with the University of Iowa College of Education Outstanding Research Awards at the spring faculty and staff meeting on Thursday, May 12.
Left to right: Saba Ali, Megan Foley Nicpon, Lia Plakans, Pam Wesely, Daniel Clay, Mark McDermott, Noel Estrada Hernandez, Liz Hollingworth

College recognized for using data to drive continuous improvement, excellence

The University of Iowa College of Education was recently recognized as a role model organization for its commitment to continuous improvement and performance excellence.
UI College of Education graduate student Jin Chang

In the News: Chang's oral history project documents Asian history at UI

Graduate student Jin Chang has compiled an oral history project devoted to the experiences of Asians and Asian Americans at the university.