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Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 18, 2019

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Olson Graduate Assistant in Special Collections, Micaela Terronez, originally pursued librarianship because of her interest in the migration experiences of her ancestors from Mexico. She longed to learn more about her ancestral past and has fortunately done so with the assistance of photographs, oral histories, written documents, and artifacts. This interest inspired her to research other experiences across the Special Collections department and the Iowa Women's Archives. In doing so, Terron...

Jul 18, 2019

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You are invited to participate in the “Iowa Farm Safety Study.” If you choose to participate in this paid study, you will be asked to help experts from the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health understand what keeps injuries from occurring on your farm.  This study will include a 60-90 minute visit to your farm (between 8 am and 6 pm/7 days a week).   At the end of the study you will receive $50, results from assessments of farms across Iowa, a copy of our safety checklist, and far...

Jul 18, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Enjoy works by School of Art & Art History alumni all summer with Selections from the Thesis Rental Gallery in Art Building West (May 16 – July 12) and the Visual Arts Building (June 3 – August 1)! The Thesis Rental Gallery represents thousands of works by artists attending the graduate studio programs since 1939. Recently relocated from the Oakdale Campus to the Old Museum of Art, this collection is unique in the country and reflects the extraordinary reputation of the SAAH and its graduate...

Jul 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Come donate at the Corridor Corporate Games Blood Drive happening Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fountain Lobby of the General Hospital (Elevator C, Level 1).  Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Sign up for an appointment at uihc.org/degowin or call the DeGowin Blood Center at 319-356-2058.  With prior authorization from your supervisor, employees are allowed up to one hour for whole blood and two hours for platelet donations without reduction in pay or benefits. ...

Jul 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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The UI DeGowin Blood Center Crew will be in the Fountain Lobby of the General Hospital (Elevator C, Level 1) and collecting blood for a University of Iowa Corridor Corporate Games Blood Drive!  Every donor that registers to donate will be counted as a point for the University of Iowa in the Blood Donation Challenge.  They will be collecting blood and saving lives right there in the Fountain Lobby on Thursday, July 18 from 10AM to 3PM.  Successful donors will receive a clear tote, great for t...

Jul 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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  This course discusses what communication and professionalism is and nine behavioral skills for interpersonal effectiveness. The course also discusses how professionalism is judged and tools to support being a professional. In addition, you will learn techniques for in-person, telephone, and e-mail interactions.

Jul 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Jul 18, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and treats. Each party will have its own theme this year. Party in the Park is a no-fee event and is open to the public. 6/6 Mercer Park 6/13 Ryerson's Woods Park 6/20 Peninsula Park/Thornberry Dog Park 6/27 Wetherby Park Follow our Facebook page or visit our website to stay up-to-date on each party. Sponsored by the I...

Jul 18, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join UI Health Care Sports Medicine experts for a conversation about what parents and student athletes need to know about concussion and safe return to play. Experts will share information regarding diagnosing and treating concussion and getting athletes back into the game safely. Schedule: 5:30-6:30pm Check-in and light refreshments 6:30-8:00pm Educational programming Program Presenters:  Andrew Peterson, Sports Medicine Specialist Lisa Jacobson, Occupational Therapist ...

Jul 18, 2019

7:00 PM

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IWP Youth Program presents visiting instructors Asli Perker, Armen of Armenia, and Yuriy Serebryansky, who will read from their work.   Asli Perker is one of the most prominent writers of Turkey. She's written six novels, some of which have been translated into as many as 24 languages. Perker contributes to art magazines and has a weekly book review column. She is one of four members of the peace committee of PEN and currently lives in Istanbul. Armen of Armenia (Armen Ohanyan) is the ...

Jul 18, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The International Writing Program (IWP) presents prize-winning authors Armen of Armenia, Dora Malech, Asli Perker, and Yuriy Serebriansky, current instructors for the IWP Between the Lines youth writing and cultural exchange session. Join us at Prairie Lights for a reading of their work!