The Better Futures for Iowans grant awarded to the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Frank N. Magid Undergraduate Writing Center has launched a dynamic outreach initiative with the Iowa Youth Writing Project.
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The University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program will present a free public performance by the Linden String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. The concert is part of the Linden’s extended residency Feb. 26-March 6 at the UI School of Music. Story
A 2009 study conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa found that that too much support—or over support—could corrode a marriage faster than a lack of support. The study was published in the Journal of Family Psychology.
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The UIowa Saxophone Quartet will perform works by Bach, Edvard Grieg, Jun Nagao, Camille Saint-Saens, George Gershwin, and Jean Matitia at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Riverside Recital Hall on the University of Iowa campus. Story
Joe Blair, graduate of the University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, will read from "By the Iowa Sea: A Memoir of Disaster and Love" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website. Story
Meenakshi Gigi Durham, a UI journalism professor, discusses the "crazy paradox" of how some book covers use stereotypes of mainstream femininity to visually represent work that challenges those stereotypes in a story on the 50th anniversary edition of The Bell Jar.
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The University of Iowa School of Music will present the 2013 University of Iowa Orchestra Invitational Gala Concert, performed by the UI Chamber Orchestra and School of Music faculty, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. The concert is free and the public is welcome.