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Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration

Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Moving Stories: Experiences and Remnants of Migration

Moving Stories: Experiences and Remnants of Migration

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Olson Graduate Assistant in Special Collections, Micaela Terronez, originally pursued librarianship because of her interest in the migration experiences of her ancestors from Mexico. She longed to learn more about her ancestral past and has fortunately done so with the assistance of photographs, oral histories, written documents, and artifacts. This interest inspired her to research other experiences across the Special Collections department and the Iowa Women's Archives. In doing so,...

Iowa Farm Safety Study

Iowa Farm Safety Study

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

You are invited to participate in the “Iowa Farm Safety Study.” If you choose to participate in this paid study, you will be asked to help experts from the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health understand what keeps injuries from occurring on your farm.  ...

School of Art and Art History - Thesis Gallery Exhibition

School of Art and Art History - Thesis Gallery Exhibition

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 8:00am to Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 8:00pm

Enjoy works by School of Art & Art History alumni all summer with Selections from the Thesis Rental Gallery in Art Building West (May 16 – July 12) and the Visual Arts Building (June 3 – August 1)! The Thesis Rental Gallery represents thousands of works by artists attending the graduate studio programs since 1939. Recently relocated from the Oakdale Campus to the Old Museum of Art, this collection is unique in the country and reflects the extraordinary reputation of the SAAH and its...

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