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Oct 19, 2018

All Day

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Main Lounge

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Following the Homecoming Parade, enjoy the Family Fun Open House hosted at the Iowa Memorial Union! There will be live kids music, a balloon play area, coloring, snacks, and more! This event is free and open to the public. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

Oct 19, 2018

All Day

Old Capitol Museum, Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

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The UI Pentacrest Museums are buzzing with excitement to introduce our latest exhibit, The Fragile Bee. Artist Nancy Macko uses macro photography to create an exhibition featuring photographs, prints, and a mixed-media installation. The pieces teach the public about the plight of bees and raise awareness about humanity’s interdependent relationship with them. Exhibition organized through Katherine T. Carter & Associates

Oct 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

University Capitol Centre, 2520D

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Join us as we highlight pedagogical tools within our ICON ecosystem. Faculty and staff will present perspectives on recent changes to ICON, new mobile apps and third-party integrations, as well as designing for accessibility, affordable textbook content, and Elements of Success.

Oct 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Oct 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Reception on Friday 10/20 from 5 - 7

Oct 19, 2018

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Pomerantz Family Pavilion, Melrose Conference Rooms 1 & 2

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This workshop will help you deliver effective, interactive presentations. Objectives: • Describe components of effective presentations • Apply specific techniques for making presentations more interactive and memorable

Oct 19, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Lindquist Center, S204

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Please join the DeLTA Center for a Roundtable with Patti Bahr, Meredith Saletta, and Erica Kaldenberg.  "Reading Comprehension Supports for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities: A Synthesis of Three Research Projects" Abstract: Our research team is interested in the overarching question: how can we promote reading comprehension in adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD)? In partnership with the University of Iowa Realizing Educational and Career H...

Oct 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Stanley Visual Classroom, room 376 (Richey Ballroom)

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To mark the upcoming 50th anniversary (2019) of the Stanley Museum of Art, the fall exhibition at the Stanley Visual Classroom celebrates outstanding examples of our collection. We highlight selections from the Elliott and Stanley collections of European and African art respectively, as well as other works recently entrusted to us as gifts and those purchased with strategic forethought during the museum’s early years. The exhibition also shares the vision and plans for the new building with ...

Oct 19, 2018

11:00 AM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

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Vinnie Wilhelm and David Kajganich will give a talk and answer questions about adapting works from novel to film. Wilhelm is the author of the short story collection In the Absence of Predators, which “gets to the beating heart of what makes this country so insane” (The New York Post). His short fiction has appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, the Southern Review, and elsewhere. He works as writer and producer in television, including credits for Castle Rock, The Terror, and Manhatt...

Oct 19, 2018

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Becker Communication Studies Building, 101

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Join the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio and the UI Classics Department for a brown bag lunch talk with Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Richard Thomas.   

Oct 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, W256 GH

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"The important of integrating epidemiology, pathology and basic science: Current and future prospects for Molecular Cancer Epidemiology" Michael O'Rorke, PhD Professor of Medicine/Dermatology & Molecular and Medical Pharmacology Associate Chief, Division of Dermatology Director, Dermatology STAR Residency Program Director, Melanoma Clinic in Dermatology Member, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Oct 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A

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Join the community conversation over free pizza, with Ida IWP Fall Residents Aušra Kaziliunaite (Lithuania), Adriana Borja Enríquez (Ecuador), Umar Timol (Mauritius), Alisa Ganieva (Russia) discussing "Wo/Men in Flux":Following #metoo, panelists examine how gender roles, and even definitions, are in flux throughout the world. How are different parts of the world responding to these changes—cultural, political, sexual, literary—to the traditional “male” and “female” roles?

Oct 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center,

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Associate Professor Paul Hanley structures his Project Design and Management capstone course around community-based projects to emulate the experiences students will have as engineering graduates and to give back to the state of Iowa. Last year, 48 graduate students worked on 16 different projects in 16 rural Iowa communities through this course. Professor Paul Hanley has partnered with the Office of Outreach and Engagement on real-world projects for the last three years. This lecture will e...

Oct 19, 2018

1:00 PM

University Capitol Centre, 1124

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics,...

Oct 19, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Medical Education Research Facility

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The University of Iowa will be hosting a Hawkeye Visit Day for high school students interested in attending the University of Iowa. This event will be led by UI staff, faculty, and students and will provide experiences including Q&A sessions, academic sessions, tour of a residence hall, exploring majors fair, and more. As a part of the Hawkeye Visit Day, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will provide a tour of its facilities and share information about admissions into its' progra...

Oct 19, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Afro American Cultural Center

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The Afro House is celebrating its 50th anniversary and we invite everyone to come out to the house to celebrate. This house has been a pillar for the Black community and has been influential in the development of programming that is centered around Black student success. A hopeful beacon for the community, we wish to celebrate this momentous occasion with friends, community partners, allies, staff, students, faculty and especially alumni! There will be a poster reveal, a swag item, great foo...

Oct 19, 2018

3:00 PM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

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  Nan Cohen will be at Dey House on October 19 to talk and answer questions about teaching opportunities for artists at private high schools. Cohen is the author of two collections of poetry, Rope Bridge (2005) and Unfinished City (2017). Of Unfinished City Major Jackson writes: “Rarely does one encounter a book whose moral symmetry finds such eloquence and form in lines spare enough to encompass our deepest questions, yet taut enough to sustain us through grief, through the terrors of...

Oct 19, 2018

3:30 PM

Schaeffer Hall, 140

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You are invited to a literary coffee break with acclaimed film and TV writers David Kajanich and Vinnie Wilhelm! On Friday, October 19th, join University of Iowa alumni David and Vinnie for coffee, cookies, and lively conversation about writing for TV and film in Hollywood. You’ll have time to ask questions about their career paths from Iowa to Hollywood and learn more about how the industry works. This event will take place in 140 Schaeffer Hall and is hosted by the Magid Center for U...

Oct 19, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Shambaugh House,

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Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ. IWP Fall Residents Reading Oct. 19: Bayasgalan BATSUURI  (poet, translator; Mongolia) has published 12 books of translation from English to Mongolian. Her English-language poetry collection Rain of the 13th Month came out in 2009; her poetry is widely anthologized. The founder of the publishing house Tagtaa, which aims to broaden gender representation in literatu...

Oct 19, 2018

5:45 PM

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The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that unites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members across the Iowa City community. Each year we welcome Hawkeye Alumni back home to Iowa City and celebrate more than 15,000 spectators that come from around the world to watch the parade. The Homecoming Parade is a time to celebrate being a Hawkeye! With fancy floats, and guests of honor riding in corvettes, to student & community organizations & University of Iowa Departments flaun...

Oct 19, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Please join us for a family-friendly event following the 2018 Homecoming Parade as we celebrate alumni, and recognize the classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013. Relax and enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar while kids enjoy fun activities. $10/adult $5/child over 5 More information and registration can be found here.

Oct 19, 2018

8:00 PM

Theatre Building, Theatre B

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Love Bird By K.T. Peterson Directed by Erica Vannon October 18, 19, 20 at 8:00 p.m. October 21 at 2:00 p.m. Theatre B, UI Theatre Building Love Bird explores the disposable nature of modern relationships, shared isolation, and the meaning of devotion to our daily lives. This production will use strobe effects. Tickets: Tickets for Gallery Productions are available in the Theatre lobby one hour before showtime. Tickets are free for University of Iowa students (with a val...

Oct 19, 2018

9:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest

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After the Homecoming Parade enjoy a free concert on the Pentacrest, presented by SCOPE Productions!  (Rain Location: Main Lounge, IMU)

Oct 19, 2018

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Graduate Hotel-Ballroom D

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It's A Black Tie Event! Come join BSU as a dance the night away as we celebrate Homecoming!