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Pen before shovel: Adele Vanarsdale helps UI design its future

Friday, September 22, 2023
As the university navigates its 10-year facilities master plan, Adele Vanarsdale, director of campus project planning, talks about her experience at Iowa, the holistic and purposeful vision for campus, and the pleasure of working for the university whose sports teams she grew up rooting for.


IOWA on Display

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Mayflower Hall
Come enjoy the Homecoming Spirit and see UI’s Mayflower Hall along the Iowa River, along the Dubuque Street side of the building to see residents have their room lights spell out I-O-W-A.
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Truman Capote Award Ceremony: R.A. Judy

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 4:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The Truman Capote Award Ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber. The event will feature remarks by the winner and a reception in the Old Capitol Museum. Both events are open to the public. R.A. Judy, professor of critical and cultural studies at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected by the University of Iowa as the 2023 recipient of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin. To subscribe to a weekly...
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Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture-Jane Smiley

Thursday, October 5, 2023 7:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
The Department of English welcomes Ida Cordelia Beam Speaker, Jane Smiley, to speak on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. Jane is a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and alumni of the University of Iowa's Department of English. A reception will follow. Her visit is made possible with the support of the Provost's office and the Department of English.

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6 projects that may affect your campus commute

As the fall semester gets underway, here are six ongoing projects that may affect travel around campus. Please remember to use caution when driving or walking near construction areas and allow extra time to reach your destination.

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