A Chinese man holds a bicycle wheel.

International Accents UI global symposium to kick off photojournalism expo April 3

A symposium to highlight the evolution of photojournalism, "From Local to Global—Photojournalism in the New Millennium," will introduce the work of noted international photographers and distinguished scholars to the University of Iowa campus and community. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 3, in the rotunda of the Adler Journalism Building.

Aerial View of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library on June 13, 200

UIAA Lifelong Learning event highlights flood restoration in Cedar Rapids

Deadline to register for free discussion is April 21
On Thursday, April 23, the University of Iowa Alumni Association is holding an event during which representatives from UI Libraries, the National Czech and Slovak Museum, and the African American Museum will display and discuss items restored after the flood of 2008, and explain how their organizations united to preserve an important piece of the community’s cultural heritage.

UI alumnus wins PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction

Arna Bontemps Hemenway to receive award April 19
The 2015 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for Debut Fiction has been won by University of Iowa alumnus Arna Bontemps Hemenway.

25 UI colleges and programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.

Alumna Passarello receives Whiting Award

Nonfiction Writing Program grad among emerging writers recognized March 5
Essayist Elena Passarello, a 2008 alumna of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, is a winner of the 2015 Whiting Award, presented in a March 5 ceremony in New York City. This prestigious, $50,000 award recognizes 10 young writers for their extraordinary talent and promise, and is one of the most coveted prizes for up-and-coming writers.

'American Idiot' kicking off Mainstage 2015-16 season

Theatre arts department announces full slate; tickets go on sale in fall
The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts has announced the five productions that will make up its 2015-16 Mainstage season. Tickets will be available through the Hancher Box Office at the beginning of the fall semester.
Joffrey Ballet members performing.

Hancher to present Joffrey Ballet in sold-out performances

Program in intimate venue will feature chamber works by Welch, Wheeldon, and others
Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet enjoy a robust artistic collaboration, and the sold-out performances slated for March 7 and 8 in Iowa City build on that legacy.