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Apr 25, 2024

Apr 25, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Bruce Tomblin, PhD Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Language is often viewed as one of the signal attributes of humans. It is a universal property of humans that is acquired easily during early childhood with no formal instruction. During this time some children are more adept at language learning than others. These individual differences in language development have the potential of affecting children’s well-being. This talk will provide an overview o...

Apr 28, 2024

Apr 28, 2024

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fo...

Apr 30, 2024

Apr 30, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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You are cordially invited to the end-of-semester presentation and reception for CPH:4755 International Perspectives: XIcotepec, Mexico on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the College of Public Health Building (CPHB) in room C217. This public student presentation is the culmination of a semester-long experience learning through service partnerships in the town of Xicotepec, Puebla, Mexico. Students will present on their service experience and time abroad, how they have developed as...

May 1, 2024

May 1, 2024

12:00 PM

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Students! Each week this semester we're setting out snacks and cushions in the Museum of Natural History for you to take a break and fit in some study time. Take the stairs or the elevator in Macbride Hall to the 3rd floor and join us on the north side in Bird Hall. The best way to stay ahead and meet your goals this semester is to be intentional about study time. Slowing down, spending time in creative, calm spaces, finding others who dedicate time to their work (remember: birds of a feath...

May 1, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Join co-curators Eric Ensley and Emily Martin for a special guided tour of the Making the Book, Past and Present exhibition in the Main Library Gallery! All are welcome to attend this free event.    About the exhibit:    Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ag...

May 2, 2024

May 2, 2024

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Join us for the inaugural Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholars Symposium on Thursday, May 2 in the Iowa Theater of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).  The Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award was created in 2022 to support and recognize outstanding UI faculty members across a broad array of academic disciplines who have established national or international reputations within their field and are exceptional teachers in and outside the classroom. During the symposium, each member of the 2022-2025 c...

May 3, 2024

May 3, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

May 3, 2024

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices. During the 2-hour workshop, participants will learn new ways to improve well-being, while benefiting from the positive effects of viewing and making art. No prior art making experience necessary. The workshop will be led by Dana Keeton, a local board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health coun...

May 3, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

May 4, 2024

May 4, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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How can dance enhance and reveal new bodies of knowledge with(in) natural history museums through the creation of performance scores and listening practices that challenge and reorient our relationship to animate/inanimate and living/nonliving materials in the museum? International choreographer and teaching artist Stephanie Miracle with collaborators investigate this question with an upcoming performance and lecture experience. A sharing of performance scores for vibrant body listening and...

May 4, 2024

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join us for the grand opening of the exhibition, To My Friends at Horn: Keith Haring and Iowa City. Opening on Keith Haring’s birthday, this exhibition celebrates the artist’s legacy and honors the many individuals who shaped his visits to Iowa City during the 1980s. The 1989 mural Haring painted for Ernest Horn Elementary School, which is on loan to the Stanley Museum of Art during the school’s renovation, anchors the exhibition and is accompanied by other works of art, photographs, and ar...

May 5, 2024

May 5, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

May 7, 2024

May 7, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

May 8, 2024

May 8, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

May 9, 2024

May 9, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

May 13, 2024

May 13, 2024

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The Department of Computer Science cordially invites alumni/ae, faculty, students and friends of department to join us for a reception celebrating Bill Decker [Math Ed BA '66; CS MS '68]—recipient of a 2024 Honorary Doctor of Science degree—on Monday, May 13, 2024 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber and Rotunda. Light refreshments to be served; remarks will begin at 4:30 p.m. RSVP by Monday, April 22! Bill’s honorary degree acknowledges his contributions to national technol...

May 17, 2024

May 17, 2024

11:00 AM

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As Hawkeyes, we give back throughout our lives. We're leaders in our professions. We're generous with our time and talent. We're passionate about things we love—especially anything black and gold. And some Hawkeyes continue to make an impact well beyond retirement. That's why we are honoring Iowa alumni, age 80 and over, who carry the Hawkeye spirit of achievement and continue to help others. Nominate a Hawkeye for this award here: https://www.foriowa.org/eight-over-80/

May 19, 2024

May 19, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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The Drawing Salon focuses on drawing artworks from the museum's collection. Each session will focus on a different artwork. The sessions will begin with an introduction and discussion of the selected work. Participants will be encouraged to pursue their own visions and to take inspiration from the artworks in the gallery. Pencils and sketchbooks/paper are the only artmaking materials allowed in the galleries. The museum has golf pencils with erasers and clipboards for participants to use. S...

May 26, 2024

May 26, 2024

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fo...

Jun 7, 2024

Jun 7, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Jun 16, 2024

Jun 16, 2024

8:43 PM - 8:43 PM

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Jul 5, 2024

Jul 5, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Aug 2, 2024

Aug 2, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Aug 12, 2024

Aug 12, 2024

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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We will explore strategies for developing welcoming and learner-centered syllabi, revisit syllabus materials to make them more transparent and inclusive, and personalize syllabus statements. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for participants to work on their syllabus drafts.  The Center for Teaching advocates for effective, evidence-based, reflective teaching and acts as a collaborative partner in sparking and shaping conversations about higher education. As expert...

Aug 15, 2024

Aug 15, 2024

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Learn how to design assignments leveraging the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework, which a growing body of evidence indicates improves students’ learning experiences and creates more equitable courses. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for participants to plan assignments. The Center for Teaching advocates for effective, evidence-based, reflective teaching and acts as a collaborative partner in sparking and shaping conversations about higher edu...

Sep 6, 2024

Sep 6, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Oct 4, 2024

Oct 4, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Nov 1, 2024

Nov 1, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Dec 6, 2024

Dec 6, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Feb 7, 2025

Feb 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Mar 7, 2025

Mar 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Apr 4, 2025

Apr 4, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

May 2, 2025

May 2, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Jun 6, 2025

Jun 6, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Jul 4, 2025

Jul 4, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Aug 1, 2025

Aug 1, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Sep 5, 2025

Sep 5, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Oct 3, 2025

Oct 3, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Nov 7, 2025

Nov 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Dec 5, 2025

Dec 5, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...