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Dec 5, 2020

Dec 5, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Sonny (pp. 242–262) Marjorie (pp. 263–282) Marcus (pp. 283–299) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Stanley Reads puts the museum’s rec...

Dec 8, 2020

Dec 8, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Tsg101 Is Everywhere:  Targeting Its Ubiquity* For Antiviral Drug Design *Pun Intended Carol Carter, PhD ProfessorMolecular Genetics and Microbiology Stony Brook University  

Dec 8, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have impacted every person, every industry, every region, and every communal activity for nearly the whole of 2020. Even after the much-hoped-for vaccine is developed and distributed, some believe that life and work patterns have been forever altered. What comes next in the field of global education is the subject of the December WorldCanvass on the topic “Teaching and Learning Post-COVID.”  WorldCanvass will be held virtually through Zoom, ...

Dec 9, 2020

Dec 9, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

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Tom Countryman, the Board Chairman of the Arms Control Association, will be presenting virtually on "13,000 Ways to Die: the Risk of Nuclear War Today."

Dec 9, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Join Lew Montgomery (92BA), a former All-Big Ten running back at the University of Iowa and the director of community engagement and strategic programs for the Center for Equity in Learning at ACT. Montgomery leads ACT’s community outreach strategy focused on engaging students, families, educators, and communities to promote equity in learning and success. The Waterloo, Iowa, native develops strategic programs, links partnerships, and coordinates efforts that improve learning opportunities...

Dec 9, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies has launched a new series called Obermann Around the Table--in honor of much missed in-person conversations in our library. Our hope is that the series will provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental space in which colleagues, neighbors, and new friends can address difficult subjects that impact our communities and reflect on ways to move toward more just and generous communities. We hope you'll come to listen and learn and stay to share your thoughts and res...

Dec 10, 2020

Dec 10, 2020

12:00 PM

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For International Human Rights day on December, 10, the UI Center for Human Rights will host Marcella David, Senior Vice President and Provost of Columbia College, Chicago.  To join the event, visit: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/98407894589     All are welcome to attend. No need to register in advance.  Marcella David is senior vice president and provost and professor in the Business and Entrepreneurship Department at Columbia College Chicago. In her role as senior vice president and provost, D...

Dec 10, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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State of the Department by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

Dec 15, 2020

Dec 15, 2020

3:30 PM

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Even as many of us long for a return to an in-person, on-site work life, we’ve also been learning valuable new practices—for teaching, for meetings, for collaboration, and more. Over the next few months, the Obermann Center will be collecting Pandemic Practices to share, beginning with new practices developed for teaching and learning, practices we want to remember and refine in the months to come. To inspire you, we’re offering Prairie Lights gift certificates at the end of the year for the...

Dec 16, 2020

Dec 16, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Join Dr. Edwin Stone (89R, 90F, 92F) MD, PhD, the director of the University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research, as he discusses the institute’s latest projects and discoveries. Dr. Stone is well known for his work in defining the genetic basis of blinding eye diseases, ranging from two of the most common causes of blindness—macular degeneration and glaucoma—to much rarer conditions like retinitis pigmentosa and Usher syndrome. He has been very active in removing the technical, legal, a...

Dec 17, 2020

Dec 17, 2020

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 Presenters: S. Saif Hasan, PhD, University of Maryland and Dr. Amsa Rehman, Postdoc, Hasan Lab

Jan 30, 2021

Jan 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join medical and health sciences students and professionals from the University of Iowa for interactive and virtual medical simulations, experiments, and more that you can follow along at home to explore careers in STEM, STEM concepts, and your health! This free educational program is targeted to students in grades 6 through 8, but anyone is welcome to participate. Space is limited; advanced registration is required and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. This virtual event w...

Feb 10, 2021

Feb 10, 2021

12:45 PM

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UICHR in collaboration with the College of Public Health will explore the W.E.B. DuBois unit from Ibram X. Kendi’s book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.    Presentation by Dean Adrien Wing entitled “WEB DuBois: The Problem of the 21st century is the Colorline.”

Feb 24, 2021

Feb 24, 2021

12:00 PM

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This event will be held via Zoom. Event link and description will be provided here and at www.uichr.uiowa.edu soon. 

Mar 3, 2021

Mar 3, 2021

12:40 PM

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The UI Center for Human Rights hosts Dean S. James Anaya from University of Colorado Law School who will address international law on indigenous peoples. 

Mar 5, 2021

Mar 5, 2021

5:00 PM

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Mar 11, 2021

Mar 11, 2021

3:30 PM

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This event will be held via Zoom. Event link and description will be provided here and at www.uichr.uiowa.edu soon. 

Mar 24, 2021

Mar 24, 2021

12:00 PM

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This event will be held via Zoom. Event link and description will be provided here and at www.uichr.uiowa.edu soon. 

Apr 7, 2021

Apr 7, 2021

12:00 PM

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This event will be held via Zoom. Event link and description will be provided here and at www.uichr.uiowa.edu soon. 

Apr 28, 2021

Apr 28, 2021

12:00 PM

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This event will be held via Zoom. Event link and description will be provided here and at www.uichr.uiowa.edu soon.