Tuesday, January 16, 2024

University of Iowa undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars are blazing new trails in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The Office of the Vice President for Research’s annual Dare to Discover banner campaign highlights 80 researchers and scholars from across the university.

The following UI College of Education students will be featured on 2024 Dare to Discover banners installed around Iowa City:

Science Education student Eric Akuoko


Eric Akuoko (PhD student, Science Education)


EPLS student Celine Fender

Celine Fender (PhD student, Education Policy and Leadership Studies)


Literacy, Culture, and Language student Sora Kim

Sora Kim (PhD student, Literacy, Culture, and Language Education)


Educational Measurement and Statistics student Bladimir Padilla-Fuentes

Bladimir Padilla-Fuentes (PhD student, Educational Measurement and Statistics)


HESA student Nikki Tennessen

Nikki Tennessen (PhD student, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Educational Measurement and Statistics)

The banners, the ninth installation of the campaign, will be displayed in downtown Iowa City from January to March 2024.

To view each Dare to Discover profile, click here