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CSD Features

Stuart and Courtney Craig

Speaking the Language of Love

Unbeknownst to this Iowa couple until recently, their connection’s deep roots include some big contributions to University of Iowa research.

Charlotte Hilker in Kosovo

Recent MA-SLP graduate makes advocacy global

When Charlotte Hilker received a Fulbright Grant to Kosovo after earning a master’s degree at Iowa, she knew she could be a skilled speech-language pathologist; now she’s flourishing as a changemaker.

Julie Jeon and Priyanka Gupte

Future audiologist to come full circle on Cochlear Implant journey

AuD student Priyanka Gupte is set to hone her audiology skills at an externship in the clinic where she received her own CIs.


Brandon Alpers with Wenjo sign

He’s the new leader of the band…and so much more

Brandon Alpers, a Speech and Hearing Science major set on becoming a pediatric audiologist, is the new Hawkeye Marching Band Drum Major.

Why Iowa?

Hear from three students why they chose Communication Sciences and Disorders at Iowa.

News and Announcements

Virtual Information Session for Grad Applicants

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Interested in joining the SLP or AUD graduate programs? Join us for an information session!

Upcoming Events

Graduate Program Application Information

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual Information Day Learn more about our Speech Language Pathology and Audiology graduate programs and how to apply during our virtual information days, offered over the summer and in the fall.  July 31, 2024, 2 p.m. CST Register here

Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient

Thursday, August 8 to Friday, August 9, 2024 (all day)
Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
Now in its 31st year, the Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient is offered in live and remote modalities. Professor Rich Tyler, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, directs the conference. 
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Cultivating Intra- and Interpersonal Skills among Graduate Speech Pathology Clinicians

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 11:30am to 12:30pm
Presented by Laura Schmitt, MS, CCC-SLP and Jenny Brodell, MA, CCC-SLP Abstract: Schollenbarger (2019) states that intra-and interpersonal skills are essential for personal development, social participation, and workplace success. The responsibility for solidifying these skills in graduate student speech-language pathology clinicians falls to clinical educators both in the university and off-site settings. Supporting growth in these intra- and interpersonal skills can be challenging due to...
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Ranked Audiology Program in the U.S.
(U.S. News and World Report, 2024)

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Ranked Speech-Language Pathology Program in the U.S.
(U.S. News and World Report, 2024)