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UI celebrates global giving with Gold Tuesday

UI faculty, staff, friends, and alumni can support the UI on Gold Tuesday (Dec. 1) a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
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Hancher to present ambitious Taylor Mac work

'Whitman vs. Foster' to take Mabie Theatre stage Dec. 5
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Taylor Mac's "1846-1856 Whitman vs. Foster: Songs Popular Near the Breaking Point" on Dec. 5 at the E.C. Mabie Theatre. The performance is drawn from Mac’s larger work, "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music."
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The first dance

Graduate/Undergraduate dance concerts will take stage Nov. 19–21
The University of Iowa Department of Dance will present its first performances of the season, featuring the work of graduate and undergraduate students, at 8 p.m. Thursday–Saturday, Nov. 19–21, in Space Place Theater.

Realities converge in 'Arcadia'

Latest UI Theatre Mainstage production begins run Nov. 13
The UI Department of Theatre Arts will continue its Mainstage season Nov. 13 with Tom Stoppard’s "Arcadia." The play alternates between the early nineteenth century and the present day, and secrets of the universe are discovered or unearthed again.

Diverse voices 'write to change the world'

UI faculty participate in The Op-Ed Project workshop
More than 20 UI faculty representing diverse disciplines and backgrounds were selected to participate in a two-day “Write to Change the World” workshop Nov. 7 and 8 through The Op Ed Project. This is the first time the workshop has been offered on the UI campus.

'Startathon' goal: Break business barriers

UI conference supports Iowa's minority and women entrepreneurs
The University of Iowa is co-sponsoring an entrepreneurial startathon for Iowa’s women and minority entrepreneurs on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Des Moines.

UI recommends free mumps vaccine for students under 25

Health specialists are urging all University of Iowa students under 25 to receive a third dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, which is being offered free of charge at special clinics on campus over the next week.
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Looking at life through a different lens

UI students abroad, international students at UI to be honored for photo work during International Education Week festivities
The UI will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 10–20 with activities including a public ceremony to honor 2015 International Impact Award recipient Rebecca Arnold and publishing an online photo gallery showcasing winning photos from the International Programs' annual photo contest.
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Hancher, Working Group Theatre go 'Out of Bounds' to combat bullying

Play will run in Iowa communities also engaged in Hancher art project
Students in seven Iowa communities will confront cyberbullying through art as the University of Iowa’s Hancher and Iowa City’s Working Group Theatre collaborate to present "Out of Bounds" to middle and elementary schoolers in November.

UI College of Public Health 2015 Iowa Public Health Heroes named

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is recognizing four leaders whose contributions across a range of disciplines are helping to promote better health and prevent disease throughout the state of Iowa. The award recipients were nominated by their peers in the Iowa public health practice community.