Events

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.

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.
A poster depicts screening of "The Lion's Mouth Opens" documentary

UI Carver College of Medicine website Free Jan. 29 'The Lion's Mouth Opens' Huntington disease documentary screening

The public is invited to a free screening of "The Lion's Mouth Opens," a documentary about a woman who bravely faces a daunting life-defining moment as finds out about her genetic testing results for Huntington disease (HD), Thursday, Jan. 29, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m and the screening beginning at 7 p.m., at the John Pappajohn Business Building, Room W10 (Buchanan Auditorium). The film is made possible by the UI Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence and the HDSA Iowa Chapter. 

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.

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.

UI's first female vice president honored

Nominations sought for the May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty
The University of Iowa Committee on the Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women announces that the Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty has been renamed the May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty in honor of the UI's first female vice president.

Media Advisory: UI Partner offices to open at Iowa Western, Western Iowa Tech Jan. 13

Officials with the University of Iowa will travel to Iowa Western Community College (IWCC) in Council Bluffs and Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) in Sioux City Jan. 13, to officially launch two new UI Partners offices, which support small business and entrepreneur development.

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