May 2014 News

May 2014 News

The University of Iowa Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival has a new website, which features a "Save the Date" message for this year's festival on Oct. 5 in Hubbard Park on the UI campus.
Professionals from across the state who serve the LGBTQ youth population, as well as homeless youth and those in foster care, attended Iowa’s first statewide Summit on LGBTQ Homeless and Out-of-Home Youth, which took place in the UI College of Education's Teacher Leader Center.
Sherree Wilson has traveled Iowa from Sioux City to the Quad Cities, advising health care providers on culturally responsive care, where providers develop an understanding of the local patient population, recognize the potential for bias in encounters with their patients, and select tools for...
The University of Iowa College of Education’s masters in educational leadership was ranked number 13 in the “U.S. News and World Report” 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans.
UI student Haley Church, from Forest City, Iowa, who is majoring in interdepartmental studies and pre-medicine, reflects on her semester studying abroad in Gaborone, Botswana this past spring semester.
Nearly 200 middle school students traveled to the UI campus to learn about the college experience and contribute to a book discussion. The event, in its eighth year, is organized by the UI College of Education's Diversity Committee and Belin-Blank Center as well as many other campus partners.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with the University of Iowa and Iowa City VA Health Care System to help student veterans succeed in the classroom through a program called ICOVE, the first ever initiative in the country to help the transition from deployment to college.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative to help student veterans succeed thanks to a partnership with the Iowa City VA Health Care System and the University of Iowa.
A media availability will be Monday, May 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. in 2780 University Capitol Centre, when officials announce a new initiative to help student veterans succeed thanks to a partnership with the Iowa City VA Health Care System and the University of Iowa, The program, the first of its kind...
Hundreds of middle schoolers visited the UI Thursday as part of the African American Awareness Program in Cedar Rapids schools, which is designed to show kids what it's like to go to college.