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UI Libraries to host Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition in 2016

UI designated as official Iowa stop for prestigious nationwide tour
The University of Iowa Libraries has been selected as the host site for the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The tour will take place in 2016; specific touring dates will be announced in April.
Iowa Now Minute - 2/26

Iowa Now Minute - 2/26/15

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.

Wells family establishes fund to provide scholarships for UI students from Van Buren County

Gift will benefit students in the UI Henry B. Tippie College of Business for generations to come
The family of Wayne and Jean Wells has established a new scholarship fund for University of Iowa students from Van Buren County who are pursuing a business degree. The gift provides an endowed fund that will pay out scholarships annually in perpetuity, helping generations of Southeast Iowa students.
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Anthropocene, front and center

Obermann symposium March 5-7 to offer rich selection of lectures, performances, and art related to "Age of Man"
If a geological age can have a “moment,” the Anthropocene is having its right now. Increasingly popular and recognizable, the term was coined 15 years ago by Nobel laureate and atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen to denote the present geological time interval. The Anthropocene will be front and center at a three-day interdisciplinary Obermann symposium on the UI campus, March 5-7.

UI selects rural schools for rigorous STEM program

Belin-Blank Center empowers high-ability, middle school students through rigorous, extracurricular math and science program
University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development empowers high-ability, middle school students in rural districts through a rigorous, extracurricular math and science program.

Board of Regents announces search committee for UI president

The Iowa Board of Regents has named the 21 members of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying candidates for board consideration, in conjunction with the search consultant, Parker Executive Search, to serve as the next president of the UI.
Ingrid Ukstins Peate and a student overlook the Laguna Lejia area.

Researcher finds Chilean clues to Earth's climate change history

Sediment samples from an Andean lake can fill in data about the Younger Dryas
A picturesque Chilean lake may hold the clues to one of Earth's largest climate change events, and give scientists predictions about future climate change. A group of University of Iowa researchers digs through the evidence.
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Hancher to present Pacifica Quartet March 6

Program at Riverside Recital Hall features Hancher co-commission by Shulamit Ran
The vibrant Pacifica Quartet will play music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Ran in a concert Friday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Riverside Recital Hall, culminating a week-long residency. University of Iowa's Hancher presents the concert in collaboration with the UI String Quartet Residency Program.

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