Ayana Mathis, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumna, will read from "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie," the most recent pick for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0, at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in a free reading at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City. Story
The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free recital by faculty member Jonathan Allen at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the University Capitol Centre recital hall. Allen will perform on trombone and will be accompanied by School of Music alumnus Daniel Kubus on piano.
The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free alumna recital by soprano Emily Truckenbrod at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, in the University Capitol Centre recital hall. Truckenbrod, accompanied by Linda Perry on piano, will perform works by George Frideric Handel and Richard Strauss, among others.
Maurita Murphy Mead, professor of clarinet in the University of Iowa School of Music, and graduate student Ze Emilio Gobbo will present the latest installment of the Distinguished Clarinet Lecture/Recital Series of Brazilian Music at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, in Old Capitol on the UI campus.
Iowa’s top high school math and science students will visit the University of Iowa campus Feb. 28 and March 1 to present research at the annual Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. The event is hosted by the UI College of Education’s Belin-Blank Center. Story
Three University of Iowa College of Education leaders have received Better Futures for Iowans grants to support projects in dentistry, disability, and world language education. Through the outreach work of Saba Ali, Nicholas Colangelo, and James Stachowiak, Iowans benefit across the state. Story
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Professor Jim Enloe and graduate fellow Teddy Marks from the University of Iowa Department of Anthropology will present “Middle and Late Stone Age in Arid Southern Africa: Excavations at Erb Tanks, Namibia” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Biosphere Discovery Hub of the UI Museum of Natural History. Story
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“Rewiring the Classroom” is a day-long symposium that will focus on critical applications of digital technologies in undergraduate classrooms, and will also give practical, hands-on learning opportunities with new technologies. The symposium takes place Feb. 23 and is free and open to the public. Story
Dan Beachy-Quick and Sally Keith, alumni of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will read from their poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the UI Writing University website. Story
The University of Iowa Department of Dance will present a faculty/graduate concert at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 21-23, in Space Place Theater in North Hall. The program will feature world premiere pieces from UI faculty and student choreographers. UI dance students will perform the works. Story