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Sep 21, 2018

All Day

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

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

Sep 21, 2018

All Day

College of Public Health Building, Atrium

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This year, the Global Public Health Week food drive will benefit the Mobile Crisis Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped in the bins available in the CPHB Atrium and the Interdisciplinary Studies office in the Communications Center any time during the week. All donations are accepted, but we are especially looking for the following culturally-relevant food items: Rice Beans (dried, not canned) Cassava Flour Corn Flour (Masa Harina) White Sweet Potatoes Cassava Leaves Hon...

Sep 21, 2018

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Pomerantz Family Pavilion, Melrose Conference Rooms 1 & 2

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This workshop will help you to develop strategies for effective questioning, group management, and deeper learning with small groups of learners. Objectives: • Describe strategies for creating a small group environment that is conducive to learning and participation • Apply effective questioning strategies to encourage deeper learning • Discuss possible solutions to problematic group situations

Sep 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Sep 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members from the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) will participate in a Fall Prevention Awareness, Health and Resource Fair by offering osteoporosis screenings. More info here.

Sep 21, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)

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Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen undergraduates who receive the Federal Pell Grant and are pursuing academic, credit bearing, study abroad programs. Th...

Sep 21, 2018

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1502 JCP, Ziffren Conference Rooom

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"The Never-Ending Battle to Understand Impact" Lynne Davidson, PhD, MPH Executive Director 2020 MicroClinic Initiative How the social impact of community health initiatives in underserved areas prevents/addresses chronic illness/epidemics. Dr. Davidson spent two decades in academia, where measuring costs and benefits of social impact projects was entirely theoretical. Six years ago, she started applying theory to the real world of rural Kenya. She will talk about the challenges ...

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Visit the UI Mobile Museum and its 2018 exhibits at the Sac City Public Library! Discover, Develop, Deploy Translational science is a never-ending cycle of innovation and discovery that seeks solutions to improve the world’s health concerns. The University of Iowa’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Science supports researchers across a wide range of research questions. This exhibit highlights their work on nutrition, hearing loss, and supporting healthy families. ProtoStudios i...

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A

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Join the community conversation over free pizza, with Ida Cordelia Beam Visiting Guest Chris Abani and IWP Fall Residents Huang Chong-Kai (Taiwan), Amara Okolo (Nigeria), Takiguchi Yusho (Japan), Yamila Begné (Argentina) discussing "WORKING-IN-PROGRESS": How does one know where to start and stop? What if no progress is being made? What is the best/worst advice you’ve ever been given about writing? Panelists may present work in an open, “in-progress” format.

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

302 SH

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BOSE SPEAKER SERIES: Professor Frederick Boehmke! Please join us on Sept. 21 at noon in 302 SH to hear a talk titled," The Influence of Ideological Compatibility and Clarity on Policy Innovation and Innovators." The talk is part of a larger project that is funded by the National Science Foundation.  Frederick Boehmke is a professor in the Department of Political Science. His research areas include American Politics, Political Methodology, and Formal Theory. Professor Fred Boehmke earned h...

Sep 21, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

University of Iowa Main Library, North Library Plaza

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Join UI Bike Friends, UI Parking and Transportation, UI Police and UI Student Health for a free bike checkup free from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 13 on the North Library Plaza. Staff from local bike shops will provide services including brake and gear adjustments, and general advice on how to keep your bike in shape. World of Bikes will have a pedal-powered blender to make free smoothies. Student Health and Wellness will have bike helmet safety information and a drawing for a free helmet. Bik...

Sep 21, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

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*Location Change* - due to high interest, this event has been moved to the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Writers’ Workshop Dey House, 507 N. Clinton St., Iowa City. The culmination of Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Chris Abani’s four-day campus visit. Abani, an award-winning Nigerian and American novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriter, and playwright, is an international voice on humanitarianism, art, ethics, and our shared political responsibility.

Sep 21, 2018

7:00 PM

Prairie Lights Books, Second floor

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Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Kim Brooks will talk about her new book, Small Animals: Parenthood in an Age of Fear, in conversation with Kevin Clouther. This thought provoking examination of the current culture of competitive, anxious, and judgmental parenting is a mixture of essay, memoir, and social commentary. "A disturbing, ultimately affirming look at why parenting in the contemporary United States is defined by fear." ?Publishers Weekly Kim Brooks is the author of the novel The Ho...

Sep 21, 2018

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Sponsored by King Sejong Institute and International Program at the University of Iowa Yu Jung Bae, Soprano Yoo-Jung Chang, Cello  Minji Kwon, Piano   PROGRAM Lied der Suleika       Robert Schumann (1810–1856) Der Nussbaum Widmung      Yu Jung Bae, soprano      Minji Kwon, piano   Vocalise       Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)      Yu Jung Bae      Yoo-Jung Chang      Minji Kwon   Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19       Sergei Rach...

Sep 21, 2018

8:00 PM

Theatre Building, Theatre B

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A Cat Found God By Benjamin Sulzberger Directed by Nicole Gabrione September 21, 22 at 8:00 p.m. Theatre B, UI Theatre Building An old house is floating through space carrying with it four unwitting passengers. As they delve deeper into the void together, the unlikely quartet are driven to confront their relationships, spirituality, and place in the universe. This workshop contains some adult language. Tickets: Tickets for Workshops are free of charge; however, you must o...