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The University of Iowa's Dance Gala 2014 premieres Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in Space Place Theater.
Published: 2014.10.16 | By Tim Schoon | 12:01 PM
Published: 2014.10.16
By Tim Schoon
12:01 PM
Get a sneak peak at Dance Gala 2014, which opens Oct. 16 in Space Place Theater. The performances will feature powerful energy and graceful flight, led by acclaimed University of Iowa faculty choreographers. Photo Feature
 

Development partner selected for UI Museum of Art project; I.O.W.A. engagement program announced

collection from the ui museum of art

The University of Iowa announced the selection of a development partner for the new UI Museum of Art. The group selected for negotiations is a partnership between H+H Development Group of Iowa City and Mortenson Inc. of Minneapolis. Story

Investing in the arts

UI School of Music rendering, courtesy of LMN Architects

For more than seven decades, the West family has supported and serviced music education for countless people of all ages throughout Iowa, the region, and internationally. Now, with a recent gift to the University of Iowa, the family is providing crucial support to one of the area’s most ambitious ever arts initiatives. Story

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Roof work

A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6. Story

Hancher to present Brazilian big band SpokFrevo Orquestra Oct. 30

SpokFrevo Orquestra

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present SpokFrevo Orquestra on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Englert Theatre. The musical group takes frevo, traditionally a vibrant Brazilian street music with deep ties to Carnival, to center stage, honoring and reinventing tradition. Story

Dance Gala taking flight

Dancer dancing

Get a sneak peak at Dance Gala 2014, which opens Oct. 16 in Space Place Theater. The performances will feature powerful energy and graceful flight, led by acclaimed University of Iowa faculty choreographers. Photo Feature

Robinson among National Book Award finalists

Published
2014.10.15
marilynne robinson portrait

Pulitzer Prize winner and Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Marilynne Robinson was named a finalist Wednesday for the National Book Award. Robinson was cited for Lila, the third of an Iowa-based trilogy that began with her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gilead. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Signature moment for Hancher

A white background with colored writings, including signatures and drawings made in marker

Hancher Auditorium is halfway home, so to speak. The Leave Your Mark event, held Oct. 7 and 8, was conceived to celebrate this milestone in the construction process. Photo Feature

Reunited at the Writing University

students sitting with their former teacher on old capitol steps

Bernice Chauly, a diverse artist who has taught creative writing for three years in the American Degree Program at Taylor’s University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, encouraged three of her students to travel to Iowa City to pursue their undergraduate degrees in creative writing at the UI. Now she's joined them on the UI campus, participating in the International Writing Program. Story

Come experience the best at Dance Gala 2014

dancers performing

The University of Iowa’s Dance Gala 2014 will feature the best in dance and choreography – powerful energy, graceful flight, and electrifying performances – including those led by internationally acclaimed Department of Dance faculty choreographers Charlotte Adams, Armando Duarte, Jennifer Kayle, and Nichoals Leichter, along with special guest choreographer Esther Baker-Tarpaga. Story

Enriching Iowa Lives: Celebrating rural Iowa in essay

Bedford, IA native writes of rural Iowa experienceIn this video Palen Stream, a junior at Bedford Community High School in southwest Iowa, discusses the inspiration for her essay that earned her a year of free tuition to the UI. Video by Office of Strategic Communication.

Bedford, Iowa high school sophomore Palen Stream discusses her prize-winning essay for the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature "Glory of the Senses" essay contest. The honor earned her a year of free tuition at the University of Iowa. Video

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