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Published: 2014.04.18 | By Ian Servin | 11:15 AM
Published: 2014.04.18
By Ian Servin
11:15 AM
The University of Iowa’s premier touring repertory company, Dancers in Company (DIC), is in the midst of another successful tour throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Watch as DIC director Charlotte Adams and two dancers from the troupe describe how their performances better themselves and the community around them. Video
 

Iowa Now Minute 4/18/2014

IowaNow Minute 4/18/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent University of Iowa activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute. Video

Moving throughout the Midwest

a look at Dancers in Company on tour

The University of Iowa’s premier touring repertory company, Dancers in Company (DIC), is in the midst of another successful tour throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Watch as DIC director Charlotte Adams and two dancers from the troupe describe how their performances better themselves and the community around them. Video

Behind the canvas

A look at the UI College of Law portrait tradition UI alumna Susan Hargus creates a portrait of College of Law Professor Emeritus William Buss.

The University of Iowa College of Law honors long-serving faculty with the opportunity to have their portrait join colleagues from the present and the past in the oldest law school west of the Mississippi. Video

Schiff, Levine to read from poetry April 24

University of Iowa faculty poets Robyn Schiff and Mark Levine will read from their work at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website. Story

Visiting artist Levine to lecture April 18

Visiting artist Erik Levine, associate professor of art at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, will give a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Room 116 at Art Building West. The lecture is free and open to the public. Story

He really digs the Ice Age

Digging Ice Age fossils in Colorado

Do you dig the Ice Age? Come learn more as Greg McDonald of the National Park Service discusses recent fossil discoveries in Colorado. McDonald will speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at an Explorers Seminar in the Biosphere Discovery Hub in the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. Story

History's greatest mass theft

Jim Leach

As the Nazis murdered millions of people, they also perpetrated the greatest mass theft in history, says former congressman Jim Leach. He’ll offer his perspective on the topic Tuesday, April 22, at noon in Room 2520D University Capitol Centre. Story

New York musicians to play at Old Capitol

Come enjoy a free public recital by renowned New York musicians in the Senate Chamber of the University of Iowa Old Capitol Museum at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28. Cellist Nicholas Canellakis, pianist Michael Brown, and guest bassist Mark Bernat will perform. Story

Workshop grad Shacochis a finalist for 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Bob Shacochis portrait

Writers’ Workshop graduate Bob Shacochis on Monday was named a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Shacochis was nominated for his work "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul." The 2014 prize went to Donna Tartt, for her best-selling novel "The Goldfinch." Pulitzer winners and finalists are announced simultaneously. Story

Northwestern art history professor to lecture April 15

Ann C. Gunter, professor of art history, classics, and humanities at Northwestern University, will give a free, public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Room 116 of Art Building West. Story

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