College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Holiday Tubas Rehearsal

Who doesn't love Holiday Tubas?

Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
The notes might be low, but people's spirits are high whenever Collegium Tubum takes to the steps of Old Capitol come semester's end. For some four decades, the light-hearted Holiday Tubas concert has attracted a crowd of adoring fans.
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A new leader for the UI Department of Biology

Diane Slusarski is first woman to head the department
On July 1, 2016, Diane Slusarski became departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Department of Biology. Slusarski is the first woman to lead the department, and she aims to set a new course while being an example of female leadership in a STEM field.

Honors Psychology alumna receives early-career publication award

Efthymia Kapnoula, who received master's and doctorate degrees in psychology from the University of Iowa, has received the 2016 European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) Early Career Publication Award.
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42 years of collaboration

Directors of Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet discuss the history between the two organizations
The Joffrey Ballet debuts its new rendition of “The Nutcracker” this weekend on the Hancher stage, Chuck Swanson, executive director of Hancher, and Ashley Wheater, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet, sat down with “Iowa Now” to talk about “The Nutcracker” and the history between Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet.
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UI readies for Cassini finale

Radio and plasma instrument designed and built at UI may provide clues about Saturn’s auroras, thunderstorms
University of Iowa space scientists are readying for the final phases of NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn. They hope to learn more about Saturn’s auroras, thunderstorms, and rings from a radio- and plasma-wave instrument designed and built at the UI.

Live stream: UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, Dec. 1, 2016

The University of Iowa School of Music will live stream the Dec. 1 performance by the UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, beginning at 7:25 p.m. CST. The ensemble will perform in the Voxman Music Building Concert Hall.

Live stream: Symphony Band, Nov. 17, 2016

The University of Iowa School of Music will live stream the Nov. 17 performance by the UI Symphony Band, beginning at 7:25 p.m. CST. The ensemble will perform in the Voxman Music Building Concert Hall.
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Mom and Dad of the Year recognized during Family Weekend

Helping others, personal sacrifice noted in student nominations
A retired firefighter and a CEO were honored as the University of Iowa’s 2016 Mom and Dad of the Year during halftime at the Iowa–Michigan football game on Nov. 12.

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