Articles from August 2022

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Scholars shed light on shadow education

Growing up, many children are told they must do well in school to be admitted to a good university and be successful. But, with shadow education, doing well in school is easier for families who can afford to pay.

Wilson passes after decades of LGBTQ advocacy

ohn Wilson, former faculty member in Science Education, passed away on October 9, 2021.
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Lira receives NSF grant to advance learning technologies

Matthew Lira, assistant professor in educational psychology and learning sciences, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to investigate the role of gesture using physical feedback in STEM learning.
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In the News: Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Assistant Professor Katharine Broton discusses food insecurity on college campuses with The Measure of Everyday Life.
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Wesely co-PI on $1 million grant helping to create National Resource Center for Translation and Global Literacy

College of Education Professor Pamela Wesely is part of a team of colleagues across campus who produced a successful proposal for the U.S. Department of Education, resulting in a $1 million grant – one of the largest humanities grants at Iowa.

Girdler retires after 23 years at the College of Education

After teaching in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa College of Education for 23 years, Carol Girdler retired in spring of 2022.

Shoultz retires, leaving legacy of excellence and collaboration

After nearly 20 years as a faculty member Amy Shoultz, clinical professor in English Education, retired in the summer of 2022.