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UI receives $16M grant for Cambus system improvements

Thursday, July 11, 2024
A Federal Transit Administration grant will replace aging Cambus buses with battery-electric buses and expand and modernize the Cambus Maintenance Facility.

Events

Live from Prairie Lights | Charles Holdefer reading - 'Ivan the Terrible Goes on a Family Picnic'

Monday, July 15, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Charles Holdefer will read from his new collection of stories, Ivan the Terrible Goes on a Family Picnic. "Did the Russians invent baseball? Is there a connection between Babe Ruth’s cross-dressing and Gertrude Stein’s secret mission to New York? What does history tell us about what lies beyond heaven? From the American heartland to Hiroshima, to Paris, to shopping malls and caves with prehistoric art, Ivan the Terrible Goes on a Family Picnic is a wild ride across generations and frontiers of...

Live from Prairie Lights | Melissa Mogollon reading - 'Oye: A Novel'

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Iowa Writers' Workshop alum Melissa Mogollon will read from her coming of age comedy, Oye: A Novel. “Funny and smart, Oye grapples with the messy inheritance of intergenerational trauma and how it manifests in the everyday conversations with the people we love. Mogollon has written a beautiful book.”—Claire Jimenez  “Heartbreaking and humorous, mature and mischievous, Oye feels like home in delicious and furious ways. Melissa Mogollon did not come to play.”—Kiley Reid Melissa Mogollon holds an...

Live from Prairie Lights | Santiago Jose Sanchez in conversation with Claire Lombardo

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Grinnell College assistant professor of English and Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad Santiago Jose Sanchez will read from their debut novel, Hombrecito. They will be joined in conversation by novelist Claire Lombardo. Hombrecito is a queer coming-of-age story about a young immigrant’s complex relationships with his mother and his motherland. “Hombrecito is a gorgeous novel of the in-between, the waiting lull, and the changing mind, that shows Santiago Jose Sanchez to be a brilliant poet of silence...

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UI students named to president’s list for spring 2024 semester

More than 1,250 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the president’s list for the 2024 spring semester.

UI students named to dean’s list for spring 2024 semester

More than 7,650 students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean’s list for the 2024 spring semester.

UI students receive degrees after spring 2024 semester

The University of Iowa has welcomed a new cohort of alumni at the close of the spring 2024 semester, with more than 5,300 Hawkeyes receiving their degrees.

Cicada broods are singing—catch the buzz while you can

The University of Iowa’s Macbride Nature Recreation Area (MNRA) is well known for hosting researchers, scientists, and scholars, but a rare appearance from millions of special guests has turned the campus woodland into a noisy tourist attraction for outdoor enthusiasts.
4th of July fireworks over the Pentacrest

Local communities celebrate Independence Day with family-friendly activities

If you’re looking for family fun over the Independence Day holiday and weekend, events are planned in Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty to keep you busy from July 3 through July 7.

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