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UI symposium examines women in politics

The University of Iowa's Public Policy Center will examine the role of women in politics and their representation in state and federal executive and legislative bodies, in a day-long symposium on Friday, April 18, at the Old Capitol Museum in Iowa City. Story

Old Gold: Hawkeyes fight for civil rights

African-American children gather around a voter registration booth in the early 1960s

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, a time when many civil rights organizations across the country committed to registering African-Americans to vote in Mississippi. Now, staff in UI Archives and the Historical Iowa Civil Rights Network are looking to capture the stories of the students who contributed to the effort. Story

Renowned chocolate makers return home

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Renowned chocolate makers return home
Published
2014.04.12
Mast brothers

UI alumnus Michael Mast and his brother and business partner returned to the UI to share their story of success in the craft chocolate business and to help the Friends of the University Libraries celebrate its 50th anniversary. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Alumnus to discuss publishing, share chocolate at UI Libraries event April 10

Mast brothers

UI alumnus and craft-chocolate maker Michael Mast will speak about his new cookbook Thursday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. The first 100 people to arrive at Shambaugh Auditorium for the presentation will receive a small sample of Mast Brothers chocolate. Story

President's Forum highlights efficiency and safety

In the final President’s Forum of the semester, UI President Sally Mason pointed to the university's long record of streamlining operations and noted progress on UI measures to combat sexual assault. Story

Literature lovers think outside the book

Published
2014.04.02
edible book festival

University of Iowa Libraries celebrated the International Edible Book Festival on Tuesday with delicious contest entries that integrated text, literary allusion, or the form of a book. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Learning Commons presents Social Media Boot Camp

The University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons, in conjunction with Craft Critique Culture, an interdisciplinary graduate student conference, is hosting a Social Media Boot Camp March 31-April 5. Story

UI Libraries hosts Edible Books Festival April 1

The University of Iowa Libraries invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to celebrate the annual International Edible Books Festival April 1 by crafting a delicious book to share and, of course, eat. Story

Spotlight: ITS Biennial Report highlights technology milestones, plans

Published
2014.02.28
ITS: Connecting & Collaborating

Through collaboration, Information Technology Services hit many milestones—bringing a new data center into production, launching a student information system, and more—learn about these and other projects in the 2012-13 ITS Biennial Report. Story from: Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services

When movies were new

Cairo

Long before movies were about glamour and allure, before red carpets and who are you wearing, when Hollywood was just a small town in California, the motion picture industry was a business in its infancy trying to figure out its future. Story

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