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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

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

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

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


Composers Workshop concert to spotlight students' work

The University of Iowa Center for New Music will present Composers Workshop, a free concert featuring the work of composition students in the UI School of Music, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. Story

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

All-University String Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra to perform April 27

The University of Iowa School of Music will present a free performance by the All-University String Orchestra and the UI Chamber Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus. Story

Hancher, Working Group Theatre declare bullying 'Out of Bounds'

Out of Bounds

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the world premiere of "Out of Bounds," a new play written by UI alumna Jennifer Fawcett and Working Group Theatre, Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3, at Riverside Theatre. Story

UI student sexual assault advisory committee meets for first time


The UI President's Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct, made up of nine undergraduate and five graduate students, met for the first time Monday with UI President Sally Mason and other campus officials to select officers and set goals for future meetings. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

What do 'heat waves' and 'big freezes' have in common?

State of Iowa climate illustration

Learn how climate change is affecting Iowa, as well as activities for children, at the Iowa Climate Festival Saturday, April 26, at the Museum of Natural History in Iowa City. The festival is part of a slew of activities on the University of Iowa campus to commemorate Earth Month. Story


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