Homeira Qaderi

Finding her voice

Afghan writer Homeira Qaderi uses power of words to expose Taliban's treatment of women
Homeira Qaderi, a writer from Afghanistan who has exposed the Taliban's inhumane treatment of women, is a resident in the UI's International Writing Program. Despite threats and challenges, she remains steadfast in her cause to improve the lives of women under Taliban rule.
Brentano String Quartet group photo

Hancher to present the Brentano String Quartet on Oct. 17

Ensemble praised for its intimate performances to play at Riverside Recital Hall
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the Brentano String Quartet on Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Riverside Recital Hall (405 N. Riverside Drive) in Iowa City. The concert is a collaboration with the UI String Quartet Residency Program.
While the Hawkeye Marching Band entertained the crowd outside the College of Pharmacy at lunchtime on Friday, 10/17, Herky and Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor in the college, paused for a selfie.

UI faculty and staff give back

'We Are Phil' turns 3; campaign runs Sept. 28-Oct. 2
Last academic year, more than 3,100 University of Iowa faculty and staff members made charitable donations to support the university, with their contributions amounting to more than $4 million. Now in its third year, We Are Phil will hold its annual appeal Sept. 28-Oct. 2 on the UI campus.
gravestone in cemetery

UI to hold Deeded Body Program memorial service Sept. 25

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., in Iowa City.

Advocacy group announces new sexual assault prevention campaign

RVAP rolling out 'My Cup Is Not My Consent'
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 15, the University of Iowa community will notice bold new posters around campus highlighting the connection between drinking and sexual assault. The Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) is rolling out its fall prevention campaign, “My Cup Is Not My Consent.”
28th Annual Army ROTC Game Ball Run

Cy-Hawk series game ball makes its way to Ames

Game Ball Run was preceded by a Beat State Pep Rally on the Pentacrest
In advance of the Iowa–Iowa State football game, students, faculty, and fans gathered on the Pentacrest for a pep rally and members of the UI Army ROTC prepared to deliver the game ball.
seven musicians having fun in living room setting

A musical message of equality and justice

Latin alternative band Las Cafeteras to play Club Hancher show Sept. 25
Las Cafeteras, a seven-piece ensemble mixing traditional Son Jarocho sounds, Afro-Mexican rhythms and instruments, zapateado dance, and inspiring lyrics, will perform at the Mill Sept. 25 as part of the Club Hancher series.
Army ROTC cadets lining up with flag

Army ROTC annual Game Ball Run enters 28th year

UI students, faculty and fans invited to attend Beat State Pep Rally
Students, faculty, and fans are invited to cheer on the University of Iowa Army ROTC cadets before they depart for the 28th annual Army ROTC Game Ball Run, which carries the Cy-Hawk football series game ball from Iowa City to Ames.
Cuban architecture

Academic adventure in Cuba

UI student learns from ‘great Cuban minds’ on study abroad program
Nadia Doubiany was the only UI student to participate in a 2015 summer study program in Cuba, and she says the experience is already paying dividends. Students can learn about the wide range of study abroad opportunities available at the UI Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 15.
performers on stage

Hancher to present Lucky Plush Productions' 'The Queue'

Get in line for humorous and dynamic performance featuring dance, theater, and live music
With music performed by the Claudettes, Lucky Plush Productions' "The Queue" transforms the dull and passive act of waiting in a line at the airport into a creative show worth waiting in line for.