Seminars & lectures

2017 Hansen Lecture

Daryl Greenfield
Barbara E. Mound Hansen Lecturer in Early Childhood Education

How Science is Key to Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning

Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Daryl Greenfield is professor of psychology & pediatrics at the University of Miami, where he has focused on how preschool science education can improve school readiness. His work has included developing and evaluating early science programs as well as touchscreen computer-adaptive science assessments for both English- and Spanish-speaking children. Greenfield was the invited speaker on early science at the 2016 White House summit on STEM in early childhood. His work combines research, policy, and practice and has been supported by both federal and private funding.


Rossman Manatt Lecture

Dr. Kimberly A. Greder, Ph.D.
2016-17 Rossman Manatt Faculty Development Award Recipient

Securing Health and Education: Hopes and realities of Iowa Latino Immigrant Families

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
11 a.m. - Noon
Scheman Building, Rooms 167-175

Kim Greder is an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Her lecture is held in conjunction with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Professional Development Day.