Articles from September 2023

Grade school children join hands in the middle

Scanlan Center for School Mental Health part of national collaboration to improve mental health services in schools

Friday, September 22, 2023
The University of Iowa College of Education’s Scanlan Center for School Mental Health is a partner organization in a new $2.6 million U.S. Department of Education grant that will support mental health services and professionals in schools.
Dave Conrads, Director of UI WILD, teaches law students at MNRA about the importance of bird banding in tracking species health, population, and migration.

Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative launches new field course at Iowa Law

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
With support from UI WILD and the UI College of Education, the College of Law’s Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative recently launched Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Law, a new interdisciplinary environmental law field course.
Tevin Middleton poses in the Lindquist Center.

Doctoral student Tevin Middleton receives funds to research school mental health

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral student Tevin Middleton is working to increase the number of minority students who pursue higher education and the counselor profession by addressing mental health services in schools.
 30 UNIVERSITY OF IOWA EDUCATION.UIOWA.EDU 31 GLOBAL EDUCATION COLLEGE OF EDUCATION University of Iowa students work in groups with Costa Rican middle school students learning English

Growing Global

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
The College of Education’s Global Education Initiatives continue to strengthen existing partnerships and create new opportunities for students and faculty, including programs in Costa Rica, Finland, Ghana, the UK, Japan, Kosovo, and Norway, among other collaborations.
Aldo Loya smiles in the Lindquist Center.

Scholarship spotlight: Aldo Loya

Friday, September 1, 2023
With the support of the Young Family Scholarship, Aldo Loya is working to direct youth and help people through education.
Erick Akuoko poses in Lindquist.

Scholarship spotlight: Eric Akuoko

Friday, September 1, 2023
Thanks to the Albert Hieronymus and Family Scholarship, Eric Akuoko is able to pursue innovative education research that makes an impact on students and learning.