Articles from February 2023

People sitting in circle

Cross-campus team receives grant to deliver innovative mental health awareness training

Monday, February 27, 2023
Thanks to a $500,000 Substance, Abuse, and Mental Health Services Administration grant, a new mental health awareness training curriculum will be provided across nine Iowa City Community Schools, entitled Project PEARLS (Prepare, Engage, Assess, Respond, Link, Sustain.)
Macbride Nature Recreation Area

A Lesson from the Macbride Nature Recreation Area

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Through the pandemic and extreme weather events, the Macbride Nature Recreation Area continues to teach us new lessons about the circle of life.
Christian Garcia crossing a suspension bridge.

Student Spotlight: Christian Garcia

Monday, February 20, 2023
Christian was motivated to participate in the YOU-LEAD program to Costa Rica in 2023 to get out of his comfort zone and learn more about communities outside of Iowa.
Luz Alcala on a balcony, rolling green hills and mountains in the background

Student Spotlight: Luz Alcala

Monday, February 20, 2023
Luz gained a bigger appreciation for teaching and traveled somewhere new on the study abroad trip to Costa Rica as part of a Baker Teacher Leader Center Global Initiative study abroad program with YOU-LEAD.
Cooper Reaves shoots a basketball.

Athletics and UI REACH a slam dunk for students with disabilities

Monday, February 20, 2023
Through the UI REACH program, alumnus Cooper Reaves lived out his passion for sports as the student manager for the Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Basketball team in the 2022-23 season.
Binh Nguyen in front of a live plant wall with Panama map

Student Spotlight: Binh Nguyen

Monday, February 20, 2023
Binh Nguyen always loved experiencing various cultures and says she would completely recommend the Costa Rica study abroad experience to others.
Clinical professor Mitchell Kelly

Kelly recognized with UI's highest teaching honor

Friday, February 17, 2023
Clinical professor Mitchell Kelly was bestowed with the 2023 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence, UI's highest honor for teaching.

Research grants help Counselor Education and Supervision students pursue projects

Thursday, February 9, 2023
University of Iowa Counselor Education and Supervision students receive research grants to aid in their independent research studies.