Arts

Gable lands on 'NY Times' Best Sellers list

Book published by UI Press cracks top 10 in sports category
In March the University of Iowa Press published "A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable." The book has flown off the shelves and was just added to "The New York Times" Best Sellers list for sports books, one of the prominent bestseller lists in the United States.
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Writing certificate sets UI students apart in job search

Program allows undergraduates to develop, refine writing skills
Students of all majors can benefit from the university’s top-ranked writing programs by completing an Undergraduate Certificate in Writing, which is offered through the Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
hancher construction scenes

Progress on Hancher's home

Images from past few months make 2016 seem so close yet so far away
Roughly a year away from completion, Hancher has seen rapid progression over the past few months. Through these photos, take a tour of how the auditorium has progressed since December and get excited for the not-too-distant future.
Cantus group shot

Cantus to sing songs of pride, identity, and unity

Hancher program features music from around the world
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the male vocal ensemble Cantus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/16/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/16/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
jackson pollock's mural hanging in sioux city

Bound for La Biennale

'Mural' exhibition featuring several UIMA pieces heads to Venice
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," Iowa's most famous painting and one of the world's most significant and iconic Modern masterpieces, will soon head to Italy for the prestigious Venice Art Biennale along with nearly two dozen works of art as part of an exhibition titled “Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible.”

Mainstage season concludes with 'The Liar'

The UI Department of Theatre Arts will close out its UI Theatre Mainstage season with The Liar, a comedy by David Ives. The Liar will be on stage at 8 p.m. April 16-18 and 22-25 and at 2 p.m. April 19 and 26 in the Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building.
rural image with rows of corn

Hancher to present 'All Recipes Are Home'

Collaboration with Working Group Theatre part of UI Food for Thought semester
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present "All Recipes Are Home" April 17-18 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This new play, co-commissioned by Hancher and created by Iowa City’s Working Group Theatre, explores how food, farming, sustainability, and agriculture affect our lives and culture.
Black and white photo of old building on campus

Old Gold: Solving Fine Arts Building history mystery

Archivist seeks clues on long-gone Iowa Avenue building
The University of Iowa archivist is turning to readers for their thoughts, ideas, and even speculation about a nagging mystery: a long-gone building that once occupied a prominent place in downtown Iowa City, not far from the Old Capitol.

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