Drawing Salon with Robert Caputo promotional image

Drawing Salon with Robert Caputo

Sunday, May 19, 2024 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Stanley Museum of Art
The Drawing Salon focuses on drawing artworks from the museum's collection. Each session will focus on a different artwork. The sessions will begin with an introduction and discussion of the selected work. Participants will be encouraged to pursue their own visions and to take inspiration from the artworks in the gallery. Pencils and sketchbooks/paper are the only artmaking materials allowed in the galleries. The museum has golf pencils with erasers and clipboards for participants to use...
Discover Your University promotional image

Discover Your University

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 (all day)
Discover Your University returns this spring with three days full of opportunity to explore campus: April 18, May 21, and June 19. All faculty and staff are encouraged to participate individually or as a team from their department or unit. Registration is now open for spring events through My Training.
Filmscene | Common Ground promotional image

Filmscene | Common Ground

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Come to Filmscene for a screening of the Common Ground documentary on Wednesday, May 22. Common Ground details the money, power, and politics behind our broken food system. After the film, a panel discussion will be held with Iowa Valley RC&D Executive Director Jason Grimm, IIHR's own Kate Giannini, Natasha Wilson from West Fork Farmstead, and Tommy Hexter from the Iowa Farmer's Union. The event is a pay-what-you-can admission with a suggested price of $10 per person, with proceeds directly supporting the Grow program.

News you can use

Eye safety: Viewing the April 8 solar eclipse

A solar eclipse is set to grace the skies of the United States on Monday, April 8. Watching a solar eclipse can be an extraordinary experience, but looking directly at the sun can seriously damage your eyes. Dr. Ian Han, ophthalmologist and retina specialist at the University of Iowa, shares these safety tips.

Westbound I-80 on-ramp at 242 to close for reconstruction

The on-ramp to westbound Interstate 80 will be closed from Tuesday, April 2, until mid-June.

Need activities for your kids this summer? Check out this list of local summer camps

We know finding enough activities to keep your kids busy during the summer can be challenging. We hope this list of local summer camps and other resources can help.

City to begin Dubuque Street Reconstruction Project on March 11

If you work, drive, or park in downtown Iowa City, be aware of a major street closure that is expected to last until at least late summer.
Herky statue

Herky parades across campus

Graduation Herky—which was part of the 2014 iteration of the community’s Herky on Parade public art project—has become one of the most iconic figures on the University of Iowa campus. This year, 23 new Herky statues have been placed across campus as part of the 2024 rendition of Herky on Parade. 

Read more

Share Your News

Do you have news to share from your college, department, or unit? Click the button and let us know.