The University of Iowa American Indian Student Association is celebrating its 20th year of hosting a pow wow April 13 and 14 by continuing the tradition and honoring its founders and those who supported its early start.
Story from: Indian Country Today Media Network
2013.04.12 | By Tim Schoon and Christopher Clair | 07:21 AM
Dancers in Company, the University of Iowa Department of Dance's resident touring company, is traveling throughout Iowa and the Midwest this spring, performing live concerts and lecture demonstrations for audiences of all ages. 'Iowa Now' traveled with the troupe to Indian Hills Community College to document the dancers' well-rounded experience. Story
University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors—including Hancher-Finkbine Medallions recognizing leadership, learning, and loyalty—at the 96th annual Finkbine Dinner. Story
UI student organization Walk It Out presents the fourth annual Walk It Out Multicultural Fashion Show, Saturday, April 13, in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge. Proceeds benefit AIDS education. Story
Thirty veterans gathered in Iowa City April 5-7 for a workshop entitled "Writing My Way Back Home," which is the brainchild of Emma Rainey, a 2009 graduate of the UI's Master in Fine Arts writing program.
Story from: Huffington Post
2013.04.09 | By University Communication and Marketing | 11:40 AM
The University of Iowa will offer several opportunities for people to develop a deeper understanding of the diverse experiences of those in the transgender and gender variant communities thanks to the upcoming Trans Oral History Project installation and workshop April 19 and 20. Story
Liz Christiansen, UI Office of Sustainability director, says that there are filling stations installed at 14 academic buildings and residence halls on the UI campus in a story on how a war against water bottles has prompted a sales ban at Drake University.
Story from: Des Moines Register