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Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community.The Conflict & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabling t...

Oct 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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FRESH CHECK DAY combines the elements of a festive, fun, and interactive fair-like atmosphere with the importance of campus mental health and wellness, suicide prevention, and connecting students with vital campus support resources. Together as a community, the University of Iowa is “Checkin’-In on College Students' Mental Health!”  The event is free and organized by the University Counseling Service along with 22 other campus and community organizations committed to campus mental health and...

Oct 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Oct 16, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Latinx Council is here to support you in helping you navigate working/learning at the University of Iowa. We invite you to become part of the council and hope that we become part of your extended family of professionals, who will gather to support each other in times of need and celebrate in times of triumph. Our aspirational goals are to continue to develop our people and support them in obtaining leadership positions to empower the ever-growing needs of our Latinx Hawkeye students, sta...

Oct 16, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Come watch a Portuguese film to broaden your horizons! (Please note on this day we do not have Bate-papo).

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Inside Out Reentry is hosting a two day reentry summit in Iowa City to raise awareness among the general public about the barriers returning citizens face, as well as how we can build a supportive community for those returning home. Event includes: Overview on reentry in the State of Iowa from the Director of the Department of Corrections, Beth Skinner Presentation from Sean Pica, Executive Director, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison A voting rights panel featuring legal experts...

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Inside Out Reentry is hosting a two day reentry summit in Iowa City to raise awareness among the general public about the barriers returning citizens face, as well as how we can build a supportive community for those returning home. Keynote Presentation: Mitchell S. Jackson Author of The Residue Years and Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family. Winner of the Whiting Award and The Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. A formerly incarcerated person, Jackson is also a socia...

Oct 18, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Oct 20, 2019

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Carlos GAMERRO (fiction, translation, nonfiction; Argentina) has authored six novels, most recently Cardenio (2016), a collection of short stories, and a body of literary criticism, as well as translations of seminal English-language literary works including Shakespeare, W. H. Auden, and Harold Blo...

Oct 20, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Guest artist recital PROGRAM Syrinx — Claude Debussy (1862–1918) Fantasia No. 2 in A Minor — G. P. Telemann (1681–1767)      Adagio      Allegro Tango Études — Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992)      Lento-Meditativo      Molto marcato e energico Stuff — James Grant (b. 1946) Three Furies — Grant      Fury II    

Oct 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Oct 21, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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MVSS is hosting FAFSA workshops in partnership with TRIO Student Support Services.  Get started on your FAFSA application for the 2020-2021 academic year before the early preference due date (Dec. 1). This workshop is open to all veteran, military affiliated, and TRIO SSS students.

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

All Day

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Poetry Workshop with José Olivarez Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:30-1:30pm UCC 2750 Lunch will be provided | Limited to first 20 registered UIowa students Sign-up by October 12 at tinyurl.com/JOlivarez ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Poetry Reading with José Olivarez Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6pm Latino Native American Cultural Center More information on acclaimed-poet and author of Citizen Illegal (2018) at: www.joseo...

Oct 22, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Oct 22, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environ...

Oct 22, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater) The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that...

Oct 22, 2019

6:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  * Special Cinematheque time & location * TUESDAY 10/22, 6PM FilmScene * Chauncey * IWP and Bijou Present: Breve historia del planeta verde [Brief Story from the Green Planet] (Argentina)   Presented by IWP writer-in-residence:  Sa...

Oct 22, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Martin Schuring, Oboe

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This course will discuss and engage with media representation of individuals and groups with a particular focus on identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, religion), stereotypes, and biases in media messages. We will present some basic theories/concepts to help us understand media representation and effects to provide a foundation that allows us to explore these issues with nuance. The course will take media representations seriously without suggesting that these imag...

Oct 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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MVSS is hosting FAFSA workshops in partnership with TRIO Student Support Services.  Get started on your FAFSA application for the 2020-2021 academic year before the early preference due date (Dec. 1). This workshop is open to all veteran, military affiliated, and TRIO SSS students.

Oct 23, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Oct 23, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Bate-papo is our weekly Portuguese conversation hours. Come join to practice your Portuguese speaking and listening skills, and for a great time!

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us in discussion surrounding various Latina/x womxn and their experiences!  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 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 Native American Council (NAC) will present on the importance of land acknowledgments. Land A...

Oct 24, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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David McCartney, UIowa Archivist, is joining us at the Pride Alliance Center to share historical context of the LGBTQ community in Iowa City. Light refreshments will be provided at this event.

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A. Speakers include the following: Karma Chávez is Associate Professor and Chair of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a rhetori...

Oct 25, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Oct 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Writers often create characters different from themselves. When such a character “belongs” to a distinct, recognizable group—perhaps a minority—challenges may arise. What is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort in understanding, empathy, research may be needed? Manuel BECERRA (poetry; Mexico) is the author of five books of poetry, including Instrucciones para matar un caballo [Instructions for Killing a Horse] (2013). A winner of six national p...

Oct 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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MVSS is hosting FAFSA workshops in partnership with TRIO Student Support Services.  Get started on your FAFSA application for the 2020-2021 academic year before the early preference due date (Dec. 1). This workshop is open to all veteran, military affiliated, and TRIO SSS students.

Oct 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Iowa City’s best multilingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Please join us for readings by two IWP Fall Residents. Samuel MENGHESTEAB (fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry; Eritrea) is the author of the Tigrigna story anthology Seb ziseanet seb, and a regular contributor to Tigrigna-language magazines. He teaches adult and youth theater and literary programs, and writers pop sing lyrics . His par...

Oct 25, 2019

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM

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Please join us for this LGBTQ inclusive glow-in-the-dark dance! Light refreshments will be provided.

Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Join us for a one-day event with three renowned communication experts who will help us explore how to listen for opportunities to create more egalitarian possibilities within interpersonal, mediated, and public spaces. Click here for the full conference schedule. This conference honors the life and work of Samuel L. Becker (1923–2012), noted communication scholar and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies. The department has assembled ...

Oct 26, 2019

2:00 PM

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José Guadalupe Posada used skulls, bones, and skeletons in his prints to critique the Mexican government and society. Although the imagery carried political message, it has become popular in decorations for Día de meurtos [Day of the Dead] in Mexico, celebrated from October 31 to November 2. Look at examples of Posada’s work and learn about his socially conscious art in anticipation of the Mexican holiday. Preparator Alexandra Janezic (MFA, UI Center for the Book) will lead a discussion abo...

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Brisa de Paula, bassoon

Oct 27, 2019

Oct 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Sundays this fall: The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! BUDDHISAGAR (fiction, poetry, drama; Nepal) authored the bestselling novel [Karnali Blues], which won the 2010 Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar award; an English translation is forthcoming. He has three other novels and one poetry collection; his radio scripts appear on Nepali broadc...

Oct 27, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Apprentice (dir. Boo Junfeng; Singapore; 2016; 96 min) Presented by Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) who is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story co...

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Oct 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us in discussion surrounding Afro-Latinidad that may include Afro-Latinidad experiences, identity, cultures, etc.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This event marks the end of the exhibition Anonymous Donor, guest-curated by Anaïs Duplan and shown at the Figge Art Museum as a part of the Stanley Museum of Art collections-sharing program, Legacies for Iowa, sponsored by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Join Duplan and curators Gia Hamilton, Eileen Isagon Skyers, and Gee Wesley in a moderated conversation about their practice working in multiple exhibit, artistic, and community contexts. Black Curators' Roundtable is organized by the Center...

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Using selected texts from seminal African American, Afro-Caribbean, and African intellectuals, this course will establish racism as pervasive throughout American society; then present several models of racism as a disease akin to autoimmune diseases, alcoholism, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including etiology, symptomatology, and treatment plans. Using a modified form of the 12-Step program, participants will: diagnose the ways that racism is operative in their experience, indi...

Oct 30, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Oct 30, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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As part of LGBTQ History Month, we are focusing on overall wellness, including sexual health and wellness. A representative from Johnson County Public Health will be coming to the APACC to conduct free HIV testing. There will be a sign-up sheet in addition to time for walk-ins. If you are interested in signing up for a time-slot, please email Emma Welch at emma-welch@uiowa.edu. During testing, there will also be educational and supportive resources available.

Oct 30, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Bate-papo is our weekly Portuguese conversation hours. Come join to practice your Portuguese speaking and listening skills, and for a great time!

Oct 31, 2019

Oct 31, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 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.Positive change can be accomplished when skilled, engaged bystanders have the ability to safely an...

Oct 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican celebration when people gather to honor loved ones who are deceased. It is a welcome public event of bright colors and joyous celebration. Come learn a little about the culture! Activities Include: -Decorate Masks and Craft Paper Marigolds -Add a Loved Ones' Photo to the Altar (Offerenda) -Try Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead; a typical sweet bread)

Oct 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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To close out Latinx/a/o Heritage Month, we will be offering a space for community members to recognize and celebrate the life of those who have made an impact in their lives.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 31, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Nov 1, 2019

Nov 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Nov 1, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Nov 1, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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How does travel-induced anxiety, inspiration, or memories made on-the-go influence the writing process? What persona emerges as daily routines disappear? Are there forms and genres more suited to a writer on the move?    Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story collections. Named among Singapore’s Top 12 Writers to Watch, she won the 2018 Jan...

Nov 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene on the Ped Mall! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Our November First Friday features photographs by Cedar Rapids artist Jason Everett. The project “More Friends Than the Mountains” was developed to bring together community members, national art suppliers, international non-profit org...

Nov 1, 2019

8:00 PM

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Graduate student choreographers at the University of Iowa Department of Dance take the work of IWP writers beyond words. 

Nov 3, 2019

Nov 3, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Playwright YU Nick Rongjun (drama; People’s Republic of China), artistic director of the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, the Shanghai International Comedy Festival, and co-director of the Shanghai Performing Arts Group, has had over 60 plays produced in China and abroad. He also works in film, TV, a...

Nov 3, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Short films directed by women directors from Namibia and Greece, presented by Martha Mukaiwa and Amanda Michalopoulou. Martha MUKAIWA (nonfiction, fiction, journalism; Namibia) is an arts and travel journalist, and activist for black Namibians, women, and the LGBTQ...

Nov 4, 2019

Nov 4, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 4, 2019

5:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Nov 4, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stacey Abrams lost a tightly contested battle for Georgia Governor amid controversy over voters' access to the polls. She has since founded Fair Fight 2020 with the aim of assuring free and fair elections. Join us for Stacey's presentation, along with a campus and community dialogue about the state of voter rights going into the 2020 U.S. presidential election.  This event is part of the “Hard Won Not Done™” series, which reflects on and celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage ...

Nov 4, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Woodwind Quintet: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon

Nov 5, 2019

Nov 5, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Nov 5, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completin...

Nov 6, 2019

Nov 6, 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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Nov 6, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 6, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Bate-papo is our weekly Portuguese conversation hours. Come join to practice your Portuguese speaking and listening skills, and for a great time!

Nov 6, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. The film informs you about racial justice and how to commit to positive change. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity  features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim Wise.

Nov 7, 2019

Nov 7, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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We are excited to announce we are having Brown Bag Socials. Please Join Us! Thanks.

Nov 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and University Human Resources. Within the session, participants will begin making the shift from diversity to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We will review tools, resources, and strategies for integrating DEI into unit plans. For units that do not have current DEI-related strategies to report, a FY19 action may include having a team of 2-3 individuals attend one of th...

Nov 8, 2019

Nov 8, 2019

All Day

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For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x ...

Nov 8, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Nov 8, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Visiting Artist Amos Paul Kennedy will be outside the Main Library Gallery on Friday, November 8 hand-printing posters from wood type. Participants and passersby will be invited to design and print background patterns or letters, which they will then have the opportunity to print. Text composted by Amos will be printed on top, after which participants will be able to take the posters home. More about Amos Kennedy: Amos is a descendant of the enslaved peoples of "theunitedstatesofamerica." ...

Nov 10, 2019

Nov 10, 2019

All Day

University of Iowa Pentacrest

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The University of Iowa Veterans Association will organize the sixth annual Veterans Day flag display on the West lawn of the Pentacrest with the assistance from volunteers from across campus and the community. Each flag is individually dedicated by people like you via our flag registration site below. Each tag will show the veteran's name, rank, years of service, and tours if they were activated for any. Sign up Here! - Veteran Flag Day Volunteer Form After viewing the display, stop into ...

Nov 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Soukaina HABIBALLAH (poetry, fiction, screenwriting; Morocco) has four poetry collections and one novel [The Barracks] (2016), with a second novel forthcoming in 2019. Habiballah has received many awards including, in 2015, the Buland Al Haidari Prize for Arabic poetry, and the 2019 Nadine Shames P...

Nov 10, 2019

5:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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UI Bassoon students

Nov 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores (dir. Suzuki Yoi, Japan, 2019) Produced and presented by ARAI Takako (poetry; Japan) who has published three poetry collections, including Tamashii dansu [Soul Dance] which won the 2008 Oguma Hideo Prize. Since 1998,...

Nov 11, 2019

Nov 11, 2019

All Day

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Monday, November 11 Veterans Day Ceremony 11am at Pentacrest Tuesday, November 12 Film Screening: The Monuments Men 5pm at IMU 348 Big 10 Theater Wednesday, November 13 Reading of "The Way of Nile C. Kinnick Jr." 4pm at IMU 347 Old Capitol Room Thursday, November 14 Hawkeyes Distinguished Veterans Award Presentation 5pm at imu Saturday, November 16 Tailgate in Memory of Clinton Tebbs & Veterans Appreciation Game vs. Minnesota

Nov 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Cristiane Sobral was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1974. Primarily known as a playwright, she is the author of three books of poetry, including Nao Vou Mais Lavar os Pratos (Editora Thesaurus, 2010). A member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, she received the 2017 FAC Prize for Afro-Brazilian Culture. She lives in Brasília, Brazil.  This lecture will be in Portuguese with English translation.

Nov 11, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Piotr Sutt, solo percussion

Nov 11, 2019

11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, West Overlook

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Join us in honoring the Veteran and Military Community at IOWA with a reveille ceremony, playing of the national anthem, and speeches by members of the community.

Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Nov 12, 2019

5:00 PM

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Join us for a free viewing of the 2014 feature film "The Monuments Men". Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as t...

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Building Effective Relationships Across Group Lines session is a four-hour workshop that encourages participants to explore how our i...

Nov 13, 2019

4:00 PM

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Join us for a reading of "The Way of Nile C. Kinnick Jr." A combination of simplicity and courage, honor and compassion, coordination and generosity. 2018 marked the hundredth anniversary of one of Iowa's most notable native sons. Inspirational in so many ways, this collection on Nile Kinnick is a reminder that playing hard and thinking deep never go out of style. In our lifetimes, many of us had or still have an individual we look up to; someone who inspires us, challenges us, helps us fa...

Nov 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Bate-papo is our weekly Portuguese conversation hours. Come join to practice your Portuguese speaking and listening skills, and for a great time!

Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and how are workers addressing such issues today? This Obermann Conversation includes a historian, a feminist podcaster, and a labor expert. Catherine Stewart, a history professor from Cornell College and an Obermann Fellow-in-Residence, is working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Dome...

Nov 14, 2019

5:00 PM

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Please join us in recognizing the 2019 Hawkeyes Distinguished Veterans Award recipients.  2019 award recipients: Dr. Kathleen “Kitty” Buckwalter, U.S. Navy Nurse Corps Larry Hershberger, U.S. Marine Corps Harold “Hal” Jackson, U.S. Air Force Dr. Julie A. Stanik-Hutt, U.S. Navy Nurse Corps George L. Stout, U.S. Army Dr. Maurice Wright Van Allen, U.S. Army Medical Corps

Nov 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Nov 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series is an opportunity to hear the Residents' belief, but often poignant, observations, in an 'open mic' format, on their experiences in the United States. 

Nov 16, 2019

Nov 16, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Looking for a new way to challenge yourself? Join us for an afternoon of climbing and camaraderie! Climbing improves mental and physical fitness, builds confidence, is a ton of fun, and is a great way to meet new people. This is for women who have no previous climbing experience.   Our next offering: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Saturday, November 16   The registration is $15. If you are not a member, you must also pay the CRWC walk-in fee ($10). Spots are limited for each clinic, so we reco...

Nov 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 18, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater) The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that...

Nov 18, 2019

4:40 PM - 8:30 PM

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Kapustnik is our student talent show to celebrate Russian culture. Come join the fun and support our students!

Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Nov 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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ACT for Social Justice incorporates principles from current evidence-based approaches (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) to behavior change in the service of becoming a more effective social justice agent. This workshop will engage the audience in a reflective and experiential process of noticing how we carry implicit prejudice and how skillful management of our responses to these biases is essential to showing up as an ally for social justice. Participants will be tasked with engaging in cri...

Nov 20, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Latinx Council is here to support you in helping you navigate working/learning at the University of Iowa. We invite you to become part of the council and hope that we become part of your extended family of professionals, who will gather to support each other in times of need and celebrate in times of triumph. Our aspirational goals are to continue to develop our people and support them in obtaining leadership positions to empower the ever-growing needs of our Latinx Hawkeye students, sta...

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Equity in the academic experience is an essential component for campus efforts toward improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Student experience literature has illustrated how issues of discrimination, oppression, and/or prejudice continue to permeate classroom environments, and the effects are pronounced for undergraduate students in the beginning stage of pursuing a college degree when they are taking foundational, or gateway, courses. This BUILD session seeks to work with session atte...

Nov 22, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Nov 27, 2019

Nov 27, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Bate-papo is our weekly Portuguese conversation hours. Come join to practice your Portuguese speaking and listening skills, and for a great time!

Dec 2, 2019

Dec 2, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 3, 2019

Dec 3, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Dec 3, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Dec 3, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Minji Kwon, piano Mark Rheaume, trombone Bjorn Swanson, trombone Wade Carter, bass trombone

Dec 4, 2019

Dec 4, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 4, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Honoring the rich tradition of activism at the University of Iowa and in the surrounding community, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion presents Cup o’ Justice, a year-long series of discussions designed to bring change leaders together in shared learning. The goal of this series is to promote intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue about social justice, civil rights, and civic engagement.  At each hosted discussion, invited Change Leaders will share their stories of ac...

Dec 4, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Celebrating all the hard work of the Portuguese students and faulty for the semester.

Dec 5, 2019

Dec 5, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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We are excited to announce we are having Brown Bag Socials. Please Join Us! Thanks.

Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Dec 6, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Dec 6, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly s...

Dec 6, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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       The Mirage kicks off with the Condom Casino and Infostravaganza -- a chance to win great prizes and learn about sexual health from many valuable campus and community organizations. Throughout the night, free rapid HIV testing will be available in conjunction with World AIDS Day.       The drag show is the headline of the evening featuring an amateur competition with UI students and the Kings and Queens of Iowa City. The purpose of the drag show is to highlight and celebrate self-exp...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 9, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will help the University of Iowa faulty and staff learn more about our Veteran students and how to connect with them. We will cover information about of Veteran students, their service background, the challenges they face transitioning to college, and what are the special needs some of our Veteran students may have. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribu...

Dec 9, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater) The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that...

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Conflict & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Dec 10, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Dec 15, 2019

Dec 15, 2019

1:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Sabrina Gafrick, percussion Tom Corbridge, marimba Logan Newhouse, marimba Ben Stone, marimba

Dec 15, 2019

3:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Benjamin Coelho, Bassoon Courney Miller, Oboe Jorge Montilla, Clarinet

Dec 16, 2019

Dec 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 17, 2019

Dec 17, 2019

12:30 PM

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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, a...

Dec 18, 2019

Dec 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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UIVA Vice President and MVSS’ very own Matt Whittle has teamed up with the Pomerantz Career Center to help you with various professional development topics including creating resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing cover letters, and finding internships and jobs.  Matt is a finance major and has 4 internships and extensive Army experience under his belt, along with already having a career lined up after graduation!   Utilize his expertise on Mondays 11am-2pm, Wednesday 11am-3pm in the MVSS l...

Dec 18, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Latinx Council is here to support you in helping you navigate working/learning at the University of Iowa. We invite you to become part of the council and hope that we become part of your extended family of professionals, who will gather to support each other in times of need and celebrate in times of triumph. Our aspirational goals are to continue to develop our people and support them in obtaining leadership positions to empower the ever-growing needs of our Latinx Hawkeye students, sta...

Dec 20, 2019

Dec 20, 2019

11:00 AM

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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, a...

Jan 9, 2020

Jan 9, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Jan 10, 2020

Jan 10, 2020

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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We are excited to announce we are having Brown Bag Socials. Please Join Us! Thanks.

Jan 13, 2020

Jan 13, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Participants will learn about best practices in supporting DACA and undocumented students in higher education as well as brainstorm what steps they can take in their own personal and professional spheres of influence to push for equity for these groups. 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...

Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Using selected texts from seminal African American, Afro-Caribbean, and African intellectuals, this course will establish racism as pervasive throughout American society; then present several models of racism as a disease akin to autoimmune diseases, alcoholism, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including etiology, symptomatology, and treatment plans. Using a modified form of the 12-Step program, participants will: diagnose the ways that racism is operative in their experience, indi...

Jan 28, 2020

Jan 28, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater) The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that...

Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environ...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Jan 31, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Leadership for Equity & Inclusion session is a full-day workshop that invites participants to reflect on how identity has shaped thei...

Feb 4, 2020

Feb 4, 2020

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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Feb 5, 2020

Feb 5, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completin...

Feb 6, 2020

Feb 6, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Feb 10, 2020

Feb 10, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This workshop is part of the Advocating for Safer Communities (ASC) certification program for people wanting to learn more and/or serve as allies and ambassadors for RVAP. The Culture Behind Sexual Assault interrogates the way that our society is set up to both subtly and overtly support sexual violence and offers participants a framework to challenge rape culture in their own lives. The session discusses the repercussions of not challenging rape culture, gives participants tools for critica...

Feb 12, 2020

Feb 12, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Native Americans make up less than 0.5% of students in higher education, often times only referred to with an asterisk in the reporting of demographic information. This course will examine historical reasons for low enrollment by Native Americans in higher education. The unique complexities of Native American identity will be examined. Participants will identify barriers to inclusion for Native American students on college campuses, as well as learn strategies for ensuring the retention of N...

Feb 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Feb 18, 2020

Feb 18, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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This is a casual networking event to connect students with employers who promote diversity in the workplace. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5-7 p.m., Currier Residence Hall - Multipurpose Room During this event, there will be networking and free food! Networking is open to all students interested in internships, jobs, or learning more about employers Opportunity to socialize, connect and learn more about career paths from professionals Student organization leaders can also connect with em...

Feb 20, 2020

Feb 20, 2020

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Conflict & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enab...

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly s...

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This course will discuss and engage with media representation of individuals and groups with a particular focus on identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, religion), stereotypes, and biases in media messages. We will present some basic theories/concepts to help us understand media representation and effects to provide a foundation that allows us to explore these issues with nuance. The course will take media representations seriously without suggesting that these imag...

Mar 2, 2020

Mar 2, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environ...

Mar 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environ...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Mar 9, 2020

Mar 9, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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ACT for Social Justice incorporates principles from current evidence-based approaches (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) to behavior change in the service of becoming a more effective social justice agent. This workshop will engage the audience in a reflective and experiential process of noticing how we carry implicit prejudice and how skillful management of our responses to these biases is essential to showing up as an ally for social justice. Participants will be tasked with engaging in cri...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The session focuses on increasing awareness around where we succeed and where we need to improve supporting individuals with disability. Participants will learn about the history of the Disability Rights Movement, and relevant law and policy. Additionally, we’ll discuss what our responsibilities are for accommodation, why it matters, and strategies we can immediately implement in our departments, organizations, and communities. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity init...

Mar 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Eri Nakagawa, Piano

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Building Effective Relationships Across Group Lines session is a four-hour workshop that encourages participants to explore how our i...

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

Mar 27, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completin...

Apr 1, 2020

Apr 1, 2020

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Please join us at The University of Iowa Diversity Catalyst Awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in the Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union. The event begins with a public reception at 2:00 pm, with remarks and awards program beginning at 2:30 pm. In addition to this year's Diversity Catalyst Award recipients and nominees, join us to celebrate this year’s winners of the Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award, the Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant, and recipients of...

Apr 2, 2020

Apr 2, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 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.Positive change can be accomplished when skilled, engaged bystanders have the ability to safely an...

Apr 6, 2020

Apr 6, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly s...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This course will help the University of Iowa faulty and staff learn more about our Veteran students and how to connect with them. We will cover information about of Veteran students, their service background, the challenges they face transitioning to college, and what are the special needs some of our Veteran students may have. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribu...

Apr 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Clara Lyon, violin Maeve Feinberg, violin Doyle Ambrust, viola Russell Rolen, cello

Apr 9, 2020

Apr 9, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 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. This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity...

Apr 9, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person. The meeting will be held in 2390 UCC-Executive Board Room. That’s the 2nd floor of the Old Capitol Mall above Cookies n’ More. There are stairs and an escalator, but there is an elevator on the CVS end. Please let us know if any accommodations are needed. Email shamika-harris@uiowa.edu ...

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 14, 2020

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community.The Conflict & Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabling t...

Apr 16, 2020

Apr 16, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Equity in the academic experience is an essential component for campus efforts toward improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Student experience literature has illustrated how issues of discrimination, oppression, and/or prejudice continue to permeate classroom environments, and the effects are pronounced for undergraduate students in the beginning stage of pursuing a college degree when they are taking foundational, or gateway, courses. This BUILD session seeks to work with session atte...

Apr 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 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.In this advance session*, the presenter will explore the concept of intersectionality. Our social ...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Zach Stanton World Premiere Alyssa Morris World Premiere