Events

dancers in company dress rehearsal

Dancers in Company helps UI students gain professional experience, engage with communities

33-year-old program brings dance performances to audiences across Iowa while students learn how to be part of a touring company
For 33 years, Dancers in Company has afforded University of Iowa dance students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be part of a professional touring company. In the process, the student-performers get to share their art with audiences in towns across the state through performances, workshops, and demonstrations.
man in front of organ

Historic marathon performance to inaugurate UI’s majestic Klais organ

Celebrated organist Kevin Bowyer will perform Sorabji’s Second Organ Symphony Feb. 10
Celebrated organist Kevin Bowyer will perform Sorabji’s monumental Second Organ Symphony for the inauguration of the University of Iowa’s new Klais organ beginning at noon on Feb 10. The performance will last about eight-and-a-half hours—but you can catch the finale if you arrive at 8 p.m.
dancing together at dance marathon 23

Dance Marathon keeps breaking records

Event raises more than $2.5 million ‘For the Kids’
It’s another year to remember for the University of Iowa Dance Marathon community. Dance Marathon 23 raised $2,572,130.23 to help fund pediatric cancer research at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
david ross holding world series trophy at chicago celebration

Chicago Cubs World Trophy Tour coming to the UI

What to know and expect
The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to the University of Iowa, giving fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy. The trophy will be at the Iowa Memorial Union’s Second Floor Ballroom from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30.
gregory carmichael standing before screen

An optimist’s guide to changing course on global air pollution

Carmichael to deliver UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 19
Gregory Carmichael, Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Iowa, will deliver the 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture “What Goes Around, Comes Around: The Global Reach of Air Pollution” on Sunday, Feb. 19. “Iowa Now” recently sat down with Carmichael to talk about his work.
MLK Week poster

Division of Student Life University to honor legacy of MLK

The university will celebrate the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service on Jan. 16 as well as a number of other events, including a lecture by writer and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, film screenings, symposiums, and more.

University of Iowa Engineering Commencement - December 18, 2016

Video: College of Engineering winter 2016 commencement ceremony

Sunday, Dec. 18, noon, Hancher Auditorium
A video recording of the winter 2016 UI College of Engineering commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held Dec. 18.

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