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Apr 16, 2021

Apr 16, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Jennifer (Otis) Miller will share her research on artists, activism, and museums. First, she will ground her talk by sharing two examples from her own studio arts practice and art installations. These projects sought to elevate our collective environmental consciousness and to promote wetland preservation and restoration here in the Midwest. Second, Miller will discuss her latest visual arts and virtual writing projects, begun during her 2021 Obermann Fellowship with the African American Mus...

Apr 16, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Scoping reviews generally aim to examine research activity, often to identify research gaps in the existing literature. These reviews, which are becoming more popular, may benefit from contributions of a medical librarian. This session will provide detail about scoping reviews, including examples of topics/questions best served by this type of review. Standards and criteria to consider with planning a scoping review will be shared. Additional topics will include determining where to search, ...

Apr 16, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mahatma Gandhi was one of the most original, impactful, and complex figures of the 20th century.  Revered around the world for his activism, self-sacrifice, and nonviolent methods of confronting a repressive colonial power, Gandhi remains a much-admired figure today.  Gandhi may be best known in America for the influence his teachings on nonviolence had on leaders of the civil rights movement.  But the story of the man and his legacy is layered and not without its contradictions.  Our guests...

Apr 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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Good afternoon, Girl Scientists is an after school science outreach program, starting April 12h, 2021, with the purpose of exposing and engaging elementary age girls in STEM subjects, as well as introducing them to various guest speakers who work in STEM fields in the area. There will be two groups, a 1st-3rd grade group, from 3:45-4:15, and a 4th-5th grade group, from 4:30-5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 12th, and going until April 28th. I have attached a PDF of the progra...

Apr 19, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Join the Pride House (Pride Alliance Center), RVAP (Rape Victim Advocacy Program), and WRAC (Women's Resource & Action Center) for a presentation, workshop, and discussion about healthy relationships, with a focus on LGBTQ+ relationships. We will discuss signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships, attachment styles, questions to reflect on, and hold a workshop on establishing boundaries. We will hold an open discussion after. Our goal with this event is to help LGBTQ+ individuals think cri...

Apr 19, 2021

7:00 PM

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Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, founder of Urban Ocean Lab and Ocean Collectiv. This will be a moderated discussion. More details will be released soon. This event is sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee, the Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Public Policy Center, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder of Urba...

Apr 20, 2021

Apr 20, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Global transcriptional regulators and the Pseudomonas aeruginosa type III secretion system Emily McMackin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa  

Apr 20, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Iowa and Hollywood’s “Heartland” The Imagined Publics and Politics of “Flyover” Country This talk examines the myth of the Midwest as “Heartland” and the value of this myth to the media industries and broader U.S. culture, particularly as it is energized and privileged as “white space” during election cycles and moments of cultural crisis or upheaval. How have Iowa and Iowans been particularly iconic of this myth? Following up on Heartland TV: Prime Time Television and the Struggle for U.S...

Apr 20, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us online via Instagram Live as we #MuseumFromHomeHave you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum’s collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.This week, Lauren and Uri explore Odilon Redon's Esquisse de vitrail [Stained glass sketch]. They will go live on Ins...

Apr 21, 2021

Apr 21, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Travis Kraus from Urban and Regional Planning.  His talk will focus on the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities. Also, if you get on Zoom and the link doesn't seem to be working, please wait a few minutes.  As host, I need to be on before you can enter the meeting. ENVIRONMENTAL BRUNCH SEMINAR  Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30A   Join Zoom Meetinghttps://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09 (Links to an external site.)  ...

Apr 21, 2021

12:00 PM

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Join us for the third and final panel discussion in a series of virtual programs put on by The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center in continuation of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The focus of this panel session is to honor Iowa women elected to the Iowa Legislature and state and federal offices. Former State Legislator Jean Lloyd Jones will moderate a ...

Apr 21, 2021

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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Good afternoon, Girl Scientists is an after school science outreach program, starting April 12h, 2021, with the purpose of exposing and engaging elementary age girls in STEM subjects, as well as introducing them to various guest speakers who work in STEM fields in the area. There will be two groups, a 1st-3rd grade group, from 3:45-4:15, and a 4th-5th grade group, from 4:30-5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 12th, and going until April 28th. I have attached a PDF of the progra...

Apr 21, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Alexandria Smith is a mixed media visual artist based in London and New York. She earned her BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University; MA in Art Education from New York University; and MFA in Fine Arts from Parsons The New School for Design. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2018-2019 Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation Fellowship, a Pollock-Krasner Grant, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship, the Virginia A. Myers Fellowship at the University of Iowa...

Apr 21, 2021

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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The musical and spiritual journey of John Coltrane, expressed through his relentless pursuit in music, would inspire generations upon generations of artists to devote themselves completely to their craft. We explore the nature of his genius, and see what his music represented in a quest for enlightenment and truth. Part of the United We Swing: Jazz and American History series presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Apr 22, 2021

Apr 22, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  This meeting date will be used for the Structural Biology Advisory Committee spring meeting.

Apr 22, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This hands on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Apr 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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A Non-COVID19 Update in Pulmonary Medicine by Jess Mandel, MD

Apr 22, 2021

12:30 PM

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The European Studies Group will present two presentations by Amsterdam-based cultural theorist, critic, and video artist Mieke Bal. Bal's areas of interest range from biblical and classical antiquity to 17th century and contemporary art and modern literature, feminism, and migratory culture. Her many publications include A Mieke Bal Reader (2006), Traveling Concepts in the Humanities (2002), and Narratology (4th edition 2017). Bal will discuss her recent multidisciplinary work in two webin...

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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University of Iowa Environmental Coalitions is hosting its Earth Month Lecture "Performing Green: The Intersection Between Racial and Environmental Justice" on Earth Day, April 22nd at 7 pm via zoom. Lecturers include John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas and Brian Campbell.  Dr Brian Campbell serves as the executive director for the Iowa Environmental Council. He formerly served as Director of Sustainability - Education and Partnerships at Central College in Pella, Brian worked for more than six yea...

Apr 23, 2021

Apr 23, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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To end our Week of Dialogue: Environmental Justice series, we will be centering voices across Indigenous identity. The Office of the Vice President for Student Life in collaboration with the Native American Council (NAC), Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC), and Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE) are virtually hosting a panel of Indigenous people whose work centers environmental justice! Register via Zoom at this link: https://uiowa.zoom.us/mee...

Apr 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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Good afternoon, Girl Scientists is an after school science outreach program, starting April 12h, 2021, with the purpose of exposing and engaging elementary age girls in STEM subjects, as well as introducing them to various guest speakers who work in STEM fields in the area. There will be two groups, a 1st-3rd grade group, from 3:45-4:15, and a 4th-5th grade group, from 4:30-5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 12th, and going until April 28th. I have attached a PDF of the progra...

Apr 26, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Johnathan Payne: Chronicles of A Queer Abstractionist of Color in the 21st Century Working across drawing, painting, fibers, and installation, Payne’s work engages traditional and alternative modes of object and image production. His abstractions occupy a space of radical formalism where methodology, experimentation, and craft converge. Payne’s art practice oscillates between—and derives influence from—painting, sculpture, 2D design, and textile arts. Craft-affirming art movements such as P...

Apr 27, 2021

Apr 27, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us online via Instagram Live as we #MuseumFromHomeHave you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum’s collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.This week, Lauren and Uri explore Faith Ringgold's Tar Beach 2. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. April 30 ...

Apr 28, 2021

Apr 28, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Judy Joyce from Impact7G.  Her talk will focus on the Field of Dreams and the Bear Creek Restoration. Also, if you get on Zoom and the link doesn't seem to be working, please wait a few minutes.  As host, I need to be on before you can enter the meeting. ENVIRONMENTAL BRUNCH SEMINAR  Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30A   Join Zoom Meetinghttps://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09 (Links to an external site.)   Meeting ID: 999 ...

Apr 28, 2021

12:00 PM

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Join the event at: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/94839769875  All are welcome to attend. No need to register in advance.  Description: Join us for the final webinar in UICHR’s spring series, Renewing a Human Rights Agenda. This webinar will focus on the opportunities and challenges related to the human rights of Native Americans. Panelists will address the important topics of mental health, mascots, and land acknowledgments. Panelists Ann Laquer Estin is the Aliber Family Chair in Law at the ...

Apr 28, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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You have a great project in mind, but you need funding to implement it. Maybe you’ve even identified an opportunity for grant funding, but how do you write a grant that will get funded? What do the grant reviewers look for in a proposal? How do you give yourself an edge in the application process? Mary Blackwood, Senior Sponsored Research Specialist at the UI Division of Sponsored Programs, will share her advice and take questions on the topic of grant writing. All are welcome at this free,...

Apr 28, 2021

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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Good afternoon, Girl Scientists is an after school science outreach program, starting April 12h, 2021, with the purpose of exposing and engaging elementary age girls in STEM subjects, as well as introducing them to various guest speakers who work in STEM fields in the area. There will be two groups, a 1st-3rd grade group, from 3:45-4:15, and a 4th-5th grade group, from 4:30-5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 12th, and going until April 28th. I have attached a PDF of the progra...

Apr 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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The Veteran Innovation Series spotlights UI graduate and professional student Veterans' innovative thinking and the ways their work will impact our communities. Join us for a dual public lecture featuring Robert Wiederien (PhD candidate, Graduate College) and Dr. Karl (Ryan) Rosell (D.D.S., College of Dentistry) as they discuss the ways their paths to higher education and the passion behind their research and practice. Each speaker will offer a 30-minute presentation with a public Q & A sess...

Apr 28, 2021

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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We close with a special guest lecturer, as we return to Wynton Marsalis' The Democracy! Suite. As we weave together the strands of the previous five sessions, we will look at what Marsalis' writing shows us in terms of the legacy of the music, his role in preserving it, and what the continuum of jazz shows us about healthy communication, leadership, and democratic ideals. Part of the United We Swing: Jazz and American History series presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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DiBona Award - Viruses are Elegant: From influencing immunity to evolving coronavirus variants by Jack T. Stapleton, MD

Apr 29, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Roxane Gay is a bestselling, award-winning author, professor, editor, and social commentator. Local Libraries LIT is thrilled to present Roxane Gay during a unique hour-long online program featuring a reading of her work and opportunity to interact.  Roxane Gay won the Paul Engle Prize presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature in 2016. She is the author of several bestsellers, including Bad Feminist, Difficult Women, and Hunger. She is also the first Black woman to become a lead ...

Apr 29, 2021

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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Layale Chaker was a winner of the Silkroad Seeds inaugural 2020 award—the latest in an impressive series of honors. She and her husband, Kinan Azmeh, are familiar to Hancher audiences from their participation in the Embracing Complexity programing. In this performance created for Hancher, Chaker and her ensemble will perform music from her critically acclaimed Inner Rhyme album as well as new music from the forthcoming Bards project—a celebration of musicianship and musicians beyond the bord...

May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  The Persistent Inflammation Immunosuppresion Catabolism Syndrome Philip A. Efron, MD Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology University of Florida  

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Title TBD

May 6, 2021

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Showcasing the work of a diverse range of acclaimed African American and Black filmmakers, artists, and scholars, the Black Lives on Screen online screening series and discussions will promote and celebrate the rich history, present, and future of Black cinematic expression in the context of an inclusive, educational, and inspiring experience for the entire UI community. Event Information: Black Spring (in 5 parts) “poetic conversation in film” pre-recorded performance by Professor Tracie M...

May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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With responses by Mary-Jane Rubenstein (Wesleyan University) John Durham Peters (Yale University) Lisa Gitelman (New York University)

May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Discovering the CMV Promoter and the Major Immediate Early Genes of Human Cytomegalovirus Mark Stinski, PhD Professor Emeritus of Microbiology University of Iowa  

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Title TBD

Jun 10, 2021

Jun 10, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cancer Therapy and Cognitive Deficits by Sneha Phadke, MD