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Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

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The University of Iowa is known nationally as "The Writing University," and our institution boasts a rich tradition of great writing and an early and enduring commitment to the creative arts. Iowa’s tradition of writing has been guided by the principle that, though writing is a solitary practice, it’s one significantly enriched by the presence of other writers. There has also been a growing focus in recent years on how writing and language are critical in so many other professions and pursui...

Jul 19, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 19, 2019

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Olson Graduate Assistant in Special Collections, Micaela Terronez, originally pursued librarianship because of her interest in the migration experiences of her ancestors from Mexico. She longed to learn more about her ancestral past and has fortunately done so with the assistance of photographs, oral histories, written documents, and artifacts. This interest inspired her to research other experiences across the Special Collections department and the Iowa Women's Archives. In doing so, Terron...

Jul 19, 2019

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You are invited to participate in the “Iowa Farm Safety Study.” If you choose to participate in this paid study, you will be asked to help experts from the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health understand what keeps injuries from occurring on your farm.  This study will include a 60-90 minute visit to your farm (between 8 am and 6 pm/7 days a week).   At the end of the study you will receive $50, results from assessments of farms across Iowa, a copy of our safety checklist, and far...

Jul 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Enjoy works by School of Art & Art History alumni all summer with Selections from the Thesis Rental Gallery in Art Building West (May 16 – July 12) and the Visual Arts Building (June 3 – August 1)! The Thesis Rental Gallery represents thousands of works by artists attending the graduate studio programs since 1939. Recently relocated from the Oakdale Campus to the Old Museum of Art, this collection is unique in the country and reflects the extraordinary reputation of the SAAH and its graduate...

Jul 19, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, Chief Diversity Office, an...

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jul 19, 2019

7:00 PM

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Iowa City author Caite Dolan-Leach will read from her new novel, We Went to the Woods.  “I adored so many things about We Went to the Woods--the brilliant premise, the narration, the writing, the suspense, the sly flashes of humor, the eco-Gothicism, the sexual longing, the way you're never quite sure if things are falling apart or turning into a love story. But most of all, it's incredibly compelling: The Secret History meets The Beach, with a generous dash of The Great Gatsby. Dark, gothic...

Jul 19, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Join the International Writing Program (IWP) for an open mic night at Iowa City Yacht Club. Teen IWP Between the Lines Writing Camp program participants from around the world will read their creative works in a supportive environment. Teens from the community are invited to come and read their work as well! Free and open to all.

Jul 19, 2019

7:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Jul 19, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $95 COLLEGE STUDENT: $95 YOUTH: $95   Diana Ross is one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. The 2019 year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marks a milestone in her history—the 75th birthday of this iconic superstar. Hancher is honored to be a part of the festivities! From her early days as the leader of The Supremes to her landmark solo career, Ross helped shape the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving the ...