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First-Year Seminars are only offered in fall semesters.
View the latest course listing from Fall 2023.
Coming soon, learn what draws students to enroll in a First-Year Seminar, what they learn in these smaller classroom settings, and how the seminar positively impacts their college journey.
Are you wondering what it's like to enroll in a First-Year Seminar? This popular First-Year Seminar taught by UI Undergraduate Engagement Librarian Jenay Dougherty, featured in a February 2023 edition of Iowa Magazine, investigates why we’re fascinated with mayhem and murder—and digs deeper into the ethics surrounding the genre.
Coming soon, stories from instructors on why they teach a First-Year Seminar, what they value most about this unique teaching experience, and how they build important relationships with their students.