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"Untitled, 2013" a foil stamping print by Deanne Warnholtz Wortman
Published: 2014.04.23 | By Jenna Hammerich | 10:01 AM
Published: 2014.04.23
By Jenna Hammerich
10:01 AM
The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to register for its 25th annual Foil Workshop in Printmaking, a technique first developed in 1992 by UI professor Virginia A. Myers. The workshop will be held in June on the UI campus. Story
 

Symphony Orchestra to perform April 30

symphony orchestra performing

The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free performance by the UI Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union. Story

UI Museum of Art says 'Hooray for May!'

The words "Hooray for May" surrounded by small colorful triangles

Come celebrate “Hooray for May!” at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art First Friday on Friday, May 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at FilmScene, on the downtown Iowa City Pedestrian Mall at 118 E. College St. First Friday is free and open to the public Story

Engineering alumnus Horn to speak at Grabbing the Globe seminar April 24

Engineering alumnus Nathan Horn will be the guest presenter at the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering “Grabbing the Globe” seminar Thursday, April 24, at 3:30 p.m. in 101 Becker Communications Studies Buidling. Story

Working to end suicide silence

Published
2014.04.23
backpacks on Old Capitol lawn

The Send Silence Packing traveling exhibit aims to raise awareness about suicide prevention with more than 1,000 backpacks on the lawn of the Old Capitol representing the 1,100 college students who commit suicide every year. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

New flood preparedness tool available for the Mason City area

A dynamic, new online flood preparedness tool which will help emergency managers improve flood warnings and response has been developed for the Winnebago River at Mason City, Iowa. Story

Volunteers invited to help with Clothesline Project April 29

A woman hangs up t-shirts on the Pentacrest lawn as part of the Clothesline Project to honor victims and survivors of sexual assaul and other violent crimes.

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) staff are inviting individuals with an interest in reaching out to the community and raising awareness about different kinds of violence to help with the Clothesline Project. The event will be Tuesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Pentacrest lawn. Story

Dodge stresses equity in education

Published
2014.04.22
Georgina Dodge

UI Chief Diversity Officer Georgina Dodge says Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling allowing states to prohibit public universities from considering race in admissions will not impact the UI, but she hopes the move will get society talking about differences between equality and equity. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

Peary to read from Iowa Poetry Prize-winning work April 29

alexandria peary portrait

University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Alexandria Peary will read from her third book of poetry, "Control Bird Alt Delete," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website. Story

Leach discusses well known Iowans with prominent WWII legacies

Published
2014.04.23
James Van Allen, 1951

Former Congressman Jim Leach shared little-known anecdotes about three Iowans — James Van Allen, Harry Hopkins, and George Leslie Stout— whose work during World War II helped shape the future of the United States as well as the world. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Learn foil imaging technique created at UI in summer workshop

"Untitled, 2013" a foil stamping print by Deanne Warnholtz Wortman

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to register for its 25th annual Foil Workshop in Printmaking, a technique first developed in 1992 by UI professor Virginia A. Myers. The workshop will be held in June on the UI campus. Story

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