Arts

Cameron in residence as part of 'Beyond Zero'

Iowa City native will give free public presentation Feb. 5
Drew Cameron, director of the Combat Paper Project, will be in residence at the University of Iowa Feb. 2-6. His visit is tied to the Kronos Quartet performance presented by Hancher on Feb. 7.
Members of the Kronos Quartet

Hancher to present Kronos Quartet Feb. 7 at Englert

Groundbreaking quartet to play work commemorating outbreak of World War I
The Kronos Quartet returns to Iowa City to perform a program featuring music by Aleksandra Vrebalov, Terry Riley, Laurie Anderson, and Mary Kouyoumdjian.
An Iowa dancer leads a class for community college students in Ottumwa.

Engaging our communities

UI outreach programs span research, education, arts, humanities, and more
Take a look at a few of the many ways University of Iowa programs and people are engaging with communities in Iowa and beyond. The UI was recently recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its "institutional focus on community engagement."

The Des Moines Register Is Iowa native's novel a better 'Gone Girl'?

Just three weeks after it came out, Descent, a thriller by UI alumnus Tim Johnston about the disappearance of a teenage girl and her family's agony over it, is already in its third printing and made USA Today's top 100 bestseller list.

Mainstage Series to present 'Good Kids'

Production part of Big Ten Theatre Consortium Initiative
The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts will present "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka as part of a rolling premiere commissioned by the Big Ten Theatre Consortium. This production will be on stage Feb. 5-8 and 11-15 in the David Thayer Theatre.

UI Lecture Committee announces spring lineup

Series includes noted food author, 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur
The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its spring semester lecture series on Monday, Feb. 2, with award-winning journalist and cookbook author Mark Bittman.
2012 Irish Writing Program participant Ben TeBockhorst surveying the Irish coast. Photos courtesy of UI International Programs.

Students find their writing stride in Dublin

Study Abroad Fair Jan. 29 to feature array of short-term programs for UI students
Students on the UI’s summer Irish Writing Program have the opportunity to work with esteemed Irish writers and academics to hone their craft while taking in Dublin’s rich cultural and literary history. This is one of many programs to be represented at the spring Study Abroad Fair Thursday, Jan 29.
Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

Iowa Now Minute - 1/22/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday on Iowa Now.

Youth Ballet and School of Dance add to adult program

The University of Iowa Department of Dance outreach program—the University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance—has recently added a third level to their adult classical ballet program.

UI focus on food unites and inspires

Initial 'Theme Semester' kicks off Jan. 20; will feature numerous events, speakers, courses
It started with an idea: organize academics, campus activities, and community events around a central theme, spanning a semester at a time. And what topic could whet one’s appetite for the initial Theme Semester? Why, food, of course.

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