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South African theater collaboration comes to Iowa City

Book Wings endeavor takes stage March 10
The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts and Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Center, in partnership with the UI International Writing Program, will present Book Wings South Africa, a unique collaborative theater initiative. This free production will be staged at noon Tuesday, March 10, in Theatre B at the UI Theatre Building.
photo of industrial manufacturing plant at night

Anthropocene, front and center

Obermann symposium March 5-7 to offer rich selection of lectures, performances, and art related to "Age of Man"
If a geological age can have a “moment,” the Anthropocene is having its right now. Increasingly popular and recognizable, the term was coined 15 years ago by Nobel laureate and atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen to denote the present geological time interval. The Anthropocene will be front and center at a three-day interdisciplinary Obermann symposium on the UI campus, March 5-7.

Board of Regents announces search committee for UI president

The Iowa Board of Regents has named the 21 members of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying candidates for board consideration, in conjunction with the search consultant, Parker Executive Search, to serve as the next president of the UI.
Ingrid Ukstins Peate and a student overlook the Laguna Lejia area.

Researcher finds Chilean clues to Earth's climate change history

Sediment samples from an Andean lake can fill in data about the Younger Dryas
A picturesque Chilean lake may hold the clues to one of Earth's largest climate change events, and give scientists predictions about future climate change. A group of University of Iowa researchers digs through the evidence.
UI career fair

Job and internship fair brings 160 employers to UI students Feb. 25

American employers are hiring again, and that economic improvement means another record number of organizations will be represented at this spring’s career fair, with hundreds of jobs, internships, and other career opportunities waiting for University of Iowa students on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Iowa Memorial Union.
UI MBA students meet with Hillphoenix employees in Keosaqua

M.B.A. students consult with Iowa businesses to help them grow

A spring semester course required of all first-year students in the Tippie School of Management’s full-time M.B.A. program givens them an opportunity to gain experience by working with real-life clients on real-life business challenges.

UI adds Master in Business Analytics

New degree will help Iowans use 'Big Data' to manage business
The University of Iowa will offer a Master of Science program in Business Analytics starting in the fall, adding another educational component for Iowans in the fast growing field of data analytics.

UI Alumni Association announces spring Lifelong Learning opportunities

Educational opportunities available across Iowa on wide variety of topics
A spring series of free Lifelong Learning events organized by the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) kicks off on Feb. 19 with a session on suicide prevention.

UI holds first-ever pharmacy technician summit in Des Moines

Goal is to partner with community colleges to better prepare pharmacy technicians for changed roles
The University of Iowa has organized a summit to better prepare pharmacy technicians for their changed role in the marketplace. The first-ever summit, to be held on Feb. 5 in Des Moines, is a partnership with community colleges statewide to education, training, and curriculum development.