2013.03.04 | By University Communication and Marketing | 09:44 AM
"Reframing the Rhetorics of Race Through Classroom Discourse" is the subject of the University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies 2013 Hitchcock Lecture, which will be presented by Tina M. Harris. The lecture will take place in Room 101 of the Becker Communication Studies Building at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. Story
Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus D.A. Powell won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, honored for Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys. The awards were announced Feb. 28 in New York City.
Story from: Los Angeles Times
University of Iowa doctoral student and Missouri Valley native Erin O'Gara was featured on The Big Ten Network for a video she created, Putting Babies First, as the first Health Communications Fellow with the State Hygienic Laboratory at the UI.
Story from: MIssouri Valley Times-News
The University of Iowa School of Music will present free performances by the University Band and Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the Second-Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. Story
The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free performance by the UI Chamber Orchestra, led by William LaRue Jones, director of orchestral studies, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Riverside Recital Hall. Story
UI student Alfredo Garcia of Sioux City says his Mexican immigrant parents have labored intensely in fields and factories to give him and his siblings the opportunity to pursue their dreams. Garcia, who is also president of First Generation Iowa, says he is grateful for scholarships that have made it feasible for him to attend the UI and graduate debt free. Story
Employment opportunities in the health science fields will be the topic of discussion when students from two eastern Iowa middle schools visit the University of Iowa Department of Biology this spring as part of Project HOPE, created by College of Education associate professor Saba Ali. Story
Mary Noonan, a UI associate professor of sociology and co-author of the paper "The Hard Truth about Telecommuting," says that employees who work from home end up working five to seven hours more a week as part of a story on how Yahoo is requiring more face time of its employees.
Story from: The Boston Globe
The University of Iowa Department of Dance will present home concerts for its resident touring company, Dancers in Company, at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9, in Space Place Theater in North Hall. Story