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Research funding to UI increases, topping $680M

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
External funding to support research, scholarship, and creative activities at the University of Iowa totaled $683.8 million in fiscal year 2024, which ended on June 30, 2024. This is a 22% increase over the previous year’s $561 million.

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Live from Prairie Lights | Anthony Varallo & Jared Joseph

Monday, July 22, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Anthony Varallo and Jared Joseph will read from their new fiction, What Did You Do Today? and Danny the Ambulance. Anthony Varallo will read from What Did You Do Today?, winner of the 2023 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. “There are few authors working in the flash form today who write with as much grace and mastery as Tony Varallo. Filled with humor and warmth, these beautiful and elegantly crafted stories give us powerful glimpses into the complex inner worlds of parents and...
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Art & Write Night

Friday, August 2, 2024 6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each session...
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Read on the Rug

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 10:30am to 11:00am
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
A program designed with our youngest museum lovers in mind. Read on the Rug builds community for families and inspires a sense of wonder, curiosity, and respect for our natural and cultural worlds with stories, sing-alongs, and more.

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