Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.

UI hosts 'It’s On Us' Sexual Violence Education Summit April 22

Campus, community to discuss sexual assault prevention efforts, best practices
The University of Iowa will host “It’s On Us" sexual violence education summit on Wednesday, April 22. The free event is open to all UI students, staff, faculty, as well as community members.
Xela Weber, 6, of Galena, Ill., signs her name to a special purple beam set aside just for patients and families of University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

Raising the beam for children's health

UI Children’s Hospital invites public to once-in-a-lifetime opportunity April 25
The exterior of the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is nearly complete. Everyone is invited to make their mark by signing the final steel beams to be placed at the top of the building Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Krause Plaza at Kinnick Stadium.
Daymond John

Student entrepreneurs to swim in the shark tank

'Shark Tank' star's visit is part of Hawkeye Innovation Summit April 23
Daymond John, founder of the FUBU urban apparel company and star of ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank” will give a lecture on the UI campus Thursday, April 23. Following the lecture, he’ll be part of a panel of venture capitalists who, in Shark Tank style, will hear pitches from four student entrepreneurs.
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.
A young boy crawls on top of a blue tube at a UI Wildlife Camp

UI Recreational Services Connect your kids with nature at UI Wildlife Camps

UI Recreational Services still has openings in summer programs for youth as part of its UI Wildlife Camps. This is the 25th year of Wildlife Camps, with new programs this year as well as the same camps families have come to know and love at the Macbride Nature Recreation Area.

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.

From pristine lab to noisy classroom...and back

Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event set for April 28 in Des Moines
Bob McMurray (psychology, linguistics, and communication sciences and disorders) will present "From the pristine lab to the noisy classroom, and back again: How the cognitive science of learning can impact teaching, and how the classroom can impact cognitive science" at the next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event in Des Moines.