The University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program will present a free, public performance by the Cavani String Quartet and pianist Navah Perlman at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. The concert is part of the Cavani’s extended residency April 9-13 at the UI School of Music. Story
Jeff Schott, director of the UI's Institute of Public Affairs, says that communities that welcome Hispanics and other immigrants reap economic benefits and that communities should see this as an opportunity to address work force shortages.
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Women leaders from across campus—including UI faculty, staff, and students—will be honored at the UI Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Iowa Memorial Union Second Floor Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Story
A literacy expert will describe her research on reading and immigrant children at the University of Iowa College of Education Monday, April 8. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Room N300 Lindquist Center.
The Get to Know series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today we visit with Rusty the Giant Sloth from the UI Museum of Natural History. Story
More than $7,000 was raised to help veterans during the Second Annual Warrior Challenge and 5K, organized by the University of Iowa Veterans Association, which included an obstacle course, a tire flip, a 5K, and more.
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The safety of milk sold in developing nations, water quality in West Lake Okoboji, and grass as an alternative fuel source are topics of study for this year's recipients of the State Hygienic Laboratory's Student Mentorship award.
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Pulitzer Prize–winning author Elizabeth Strout will read from her new novel, "The Burgess Boys," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in a free reading at the Iowa City Public Library in downtown Iowa City. Story