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Iowa Memorial Union Englert Theatre Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) Currier Hall Old Brick Boat House Recreation Building Latino Native American Culture Center (LNACC) Ped Mall Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) Macbride Hall Iowa Avenue, Downtown Iowa City Field House Wesley Center FilmScene Terry Trueblood Recreation Area

Iowa Memorial Union

Thousands of students, faculty, and staff visit the IMU every day, making it a central and vital part of campus life. It is often the place where the University makes its first impression on potential students, faculty, and staff. It is also the place where current students meet, eat, get involved in student organizations, or go to concerts and lectures. Get involved with any of the hundreds of student activities overseen by the Office of Student Life. Get concert and show tickets from the University's Box Office, catch a film at the Bijou Theater, grab a cup of coffee in the South Lobby, have lunch or dinner in the River Room cafeteria, or visit the Union Market for groceries and conveniences. Take advantage of all the IMU has to offer!

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Fair Day

@ Iowa Memorial Union

The Student Organization Fair, Volunteer Fair, and the Student Job Fair are held as one giant event! The fairs that compose FAIR DAY! provide students with awareness and access to... Continue reading

Weekly Movie Series

to @ Iowa Theater & Illinois Room Iowa Memorial Union

Come see movies at the Iowa Theater (1st Floor) and the Illinois Room (3rd Floor) of the IMU! Showings are every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night, and we also have... Continue reading

Comedian Retta

@ Main Lounge Iowa Memorial Union

Tickets: $5 for students, $7 for the public at the Hub located in the IMU. Continue reading


Englert Theatre

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Mission IMPROVable

@ Englert Theatre more dates

The agents of MISSION IMPROVable Comedy Team are just a few audience suggestions away from creating a brand new and original production that’s all about whatever you tell them!This fast-paced... Continue reading


Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC)

The CRWC has 20,000 square feet of fitness space over three levels; a 52 ½ foot climbing wall, a competitive swimming pool, a diving well, a leisure swimming pool, a jogging track, two basketball/volleyball courts, a multi-activity gym, a café, locker rooms, and wellness services.

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Group Exercise Instructor Training

to @ CRWC Activity Room 1 Campus Recreation and Wel...

Do you enjoy being a leader? Are you able to instruct a group of individuals in a group exercise setting? If yes, then you should look into becoming a Group... Continue reading


Currier Hall

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The Norman Magic Experience

@ MPR Currier Hall

The Norman Magic Experience stars national touring magician, Norman Ng. Named, “America’s Best” by Campus Activities Magazine, Norman will blow your mind with his incredible magic, comedy, and audience participation!... Continue reading

Open Mic Night

@ MPR Currier Hall

Do you have an amazing singing voice? Can you play an instrument? Want to kick off your comedy career? This is the perfect event to showcase your entertainment abilities, and... Continue reading


Old Brick

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Speed Friending Around the World

@ Main Hall Old Brick

Are you looking to meet new people? Want to learn about the various cultures on campus? Need an ice breaker? This is the way to do it! Continue reading

Local Comedian Night

@ Old Brick

Get a dose of laughter just in time for midterms as local comedians perform their talents! Maybe one of them might go on to star on a TV show or... Continue reading

Iowa City Improv

@ Old Brick

Improv is a form of entertainment in which actors or improvisers perform scenes together without previously prepared material. Continue reading


Boat House

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Adult Summer Rowing

to @ Beckwith Boathouse Boat House

The summer rowing season allows us to enjoy maximum water time! This coached session is for experienced rowers, both competitive and recreational. Continue reading


Recreation Building

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Kettlebells

to @ CRWC Recreation Building

Kettlebell training is a fun and challenging fitness program that involves the entire body and focuses on muscle endurance, power, and dynamic movements. Continue reading

Fitness Barre

to @ CRWC Activity Room 3 Recreation Building

Fitness Barre: Where ballet meets yoga and Pilates.  Achieving a balanced body requires a balanced approach, and the Fitness Barre allows you to accomplish just that! Continue reading


Latino Native American Culture Center (LNACC)

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Cultural Resource Centers' Open House

@ Afro-American Cultural Ce... Asian Pacific American Cu... Latino Native American Cu... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, &...

Come check out the Cultural Centers on the West Side of campus for a progressive dinner! The open houses include the Afro-American Cultural Center, Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, Latino... Continue reading


Ped Mall

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The FunkDaddies

@ Ped Mall

FunkDaddies is a funk band playing horn-driven soul and R & B, and is based in Iowa City, Iowa. Continue reading


Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC)

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Cultural Resource Centers' Open House

@ Afro-American Cultural Ce... Asian Pacific American Cu... Latino Native American Cu... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, &...

Come check out the Cultural Centers on the West Side of campus for a progressive dinner! The open houses include the Afro-American Cultural Center, Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, Latino... Continue reading



Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC)

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Cultural Resource Centers' Open House

@ Afro-American Cultural Ce... Asian Pacific American Cu... Latino Native American Cu... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, &...

Come check out the Cultural Centers on the West Side of campus for a progressive dinner! The open houses include the Afro-American Cultural Center, Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, Latino... Continue reading


Macbride Hall

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Fast & Furious 6

@ Macbride Hall

Since Dom and Brian's Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. Continue reading

Seven Years in Tibet

@ Macbride Hall

Typically impressive natural vistas from director Jean-Jacques Annaud (some secretly filmed on location in Tibet) highlight this adaptation of the memoir by Heinrich Harrer. Continue reading

Super 8

@ Macbride Hall

In 1979, after the Air Force closes a section of Area 51, all materials are transported to a secure facility. Continue reading


Iowa Avenue, Downtown Iowa City

On Iowa Avenue between Dubuque & Linn St.

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Taste of Iowa City

@ Iowa Avenue, Downtown Iow...

The ultimate Iowa City eating experience is here once again. Why limit yourself to one place when you can try them all? Cruise the streets of Iowa City and test... Continue reading


Field House

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Game Day Tailgate

@ Field House

Enjoy a typical Hawkeye gameday atmosphere by filling your stomachs with a variety of foods and get pumped up by playing your favorite traditional tailgating games! Continue reading


Wesley Center

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Comedian Pete Lee

@ Public Space One Wesley Center

Pete Lee might be the nicest person in New York City, but that’s because it’s impossible to sound aggressive with a Wisconsin accent. Continue reading


FilmScene

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Obvious Child

@ Scene 1 Cinema FilmScene

Donna Stern is a 27-year-old Brooklyn comedian whose unapologetically lewd, warmhearted wit is pretty irresistible with audiences. Continue reading

The Great Muppet Caper

@ Scene 1 Cinema FilmScene

When a London jewel heist of the “baseball diamond” happens under their watch and Miss Piggy is framed as the thief, hapless reporters Kermit and Fozzie, along with the Great... Continue reading


Terry Trueblood Recreation Area

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180 for Haiti 5k Run/Walk

@ Terry Trueblood Recreatio...

Start your 2014-2015 school year in the healthy direction by participating in the 180 for Haiti 5k run/walk! Everyone knows about the earthquake that tore through Haiti in 2010. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

What can I do with all of my stuff?!

May 5, 2014

As flocks of students move out of dorms, apartments and houses, a common question is what can I do with all of my unwanted things? We are all sad to be leaving our friends behind and want to spend as much time with them as possible, which may incline you... Continue Reading

11 reasons why we are SO excited for finals week

May 5, 2014

It’s actually normal to say you are looking forward to Finals Week with this semester’s lineup! Instead of this: There will be this: With everything from free coffee to yoga classes, Finals@IMU will help you glide through the week! For those of you who are unaware, final exams are Monday,... Continue Reading

Students and staff reflect on this year’s living learning community program

April 4, 2014

This year, the University of Iowa Housing and Dining team decided to take on a new program when it came to housing students. In previous years, the Living Learning Communities’ choices were minimal as well as optional to students. Continue Reading

Class of 2014 is so great, there’s a whole week dedicated to us!

April 4, 2014

Celebration is in store! We are graduating! Let the fun begin! Thanks to the Campus Activities Board, S.T.A.T., the UI Alumni Association, and the UI Lecture Committee, an entire week is dedicated to us. Seniors, enjoy one of your last weeks on the UI campus with these exciting events to... Continue Reading

Walk it Out: Multicultural Fashion Show

April 4, 2014

In 2009, the Black Student Union, Asian-American collision, and Indian-Student alliance came together to represent underrepresented minorities and created the event that helped embrace diversity at the University of Iowa. The Walk it Out: Multicultural Fashion Show represents over 20 multicultural student organizations at UI including the African Student Association,... Continue Reading