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April 8, 2010

Podcast: picky eaters, twice-exceptional students and environmental activism

In the April 2010 "Iowa Insights" podcast, University of Iowa Pediatrician Linda Cooper-Brown discusses picky eaters, and how to encourage kids to eat a balanced diet.

Also in this edition, Susan Assouline, associate director of the College of Education's Belin-Blank Center, explains how the UI is establishing the first national center for twice-exceptional students. And UI student Abbie Gruwell, an intern in the Office of Sustainability, talks about her trip to the Climate Exchange in Copenhagen and her involvement with environmental causes.

"Iowa Insights" is a monthly audio magazine featuring interviews with some of the world's leading thinkers, researchers and teachers. The podcast is produced by the UI Office of University Relations.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, visit

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