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Grant Connection - September 2014 (Sep 09, 2014)

Welcome new and returning students! Grant Connection is an e-newsletter that keeps students updated on the latest funding opportunities, events, and resources.

Student Research Feature: Erica Kaldenberg (Sep 09, 2014)

The goal of Erica's research is to better understand why students struggle with writing and how to better help student improve their writing.

Background TV can be bad for kids (Jul 21, 2014)

Leaving the television on can be detrimental to children's learning and development, according to a new study from Associate Professor Deborah Linebarger and other UI researchers.

Bright young students experiment with life as scientists (Jul 21, 2014)

Nearly 40 students from as far away as South Korea and as close as Iowa City participated in SSTP this summer.

Teacher feedback essential to test development at Iowa Testing Programs (Jun 26, 2014)

Dozens of Iowa teachers were invited to Iowa City to provide feedback on the Iowa Assessments and other tests.

Iowa’s Future STEM Leaders Drawn to Campus (Jun 12, 2014)

When Kortney Banks and Hannah Sprouse applied to present in the Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, a research symposium that highlights high school research on STEM topics, they did not expect to be selected.

College of Education students exhibit brain science (Jun 09, 2014)

As a group of fourth-grade students watched the dissection of a sheep’s eyeball, each struggled to decide if it was fascinating or disgusting. Some looked away from the eyeball, while others leaned in to get a closer view.

A Gift to Further Student Success (Jun 08, 2014)

The University of Iowa College of Education has a proud tradition of delivering a first-class education for the educational professionals of tomorrow. Continuing to attract and retain the best and brightest students from Iowa and beyond is key to continuing this tradition.

Why We Give: As a Way to Say Thank You (Jun 08, 2014)

“The decision of gifting is such an individual one, which for us evolved over several years,” says Ann Posey (BA’69), who taught elementary students in Iowa and Michigan public schools before taking a break to raise a family.

Herky on Parade 2 - Join the Parade! (Jun 08, 2014)

We designed our Herky in E.F. Lindquist’s likeness because he is one of our education heroes. As a leader, scholar, and innovator, he changed the face of education with his groundbreaking work in measurement. The world of education is full of heroes. Help us celebrate their powerful impact — tell us about your education hero and you could win a Kindle Fire.