Friday, March 2

Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, & S...

We often picture archives as rare documents and artifacts—precious and too often unseen collections that preserve our history. Continue reading

Teaching with Archives Panel

How can we inspire current and future generations to seek evidence in archives? Librarians, archivists, curators, and instructors share successes, failures, and opportunities for collaboration in this roundtable discussion. Continue reading

Faces of Iowa Through the Early Lens

@ Old Capitol Museum

In the mid 1800s Iowa City, along with the rest of the state and nation, saw a boom in commercial studio photography. Continue reading

National Geographic Photo Ark

@ Old Capitol Museum

The interaction between animals and their environments is the engine that keeps the planet healthy for all of us.But for many species, time is running out. Continue reading

Living Archives: Constitution Hill in Jo...

The subject of this presentation, Constitution Hill, is a unique “living archive” in the center of Johannesburg. Continue reading

"Documenting the History of Women's Repr...

@ Iowa City Public Library

This presentation will explore the challenges of researching and documenting the history of eugenic sterilization programs and abortion around the country. Continue reading

Freebie Fridays: Root Beer Floats

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Come down to the Hawkeye Room in the IMU ground floor for some free root beer floats fridays from 2:30PM-4PM and get to know different student orgs on campus!. Continue reading

"Direct Descendant in the Archives—A Sch...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Sheri Parks will discuss and read from her autobiography in-progress, which explores her roots through North Carolina back to Africa. Continue reading

"Immigration, the Arts, and the Archive"...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Jazz musician John Rapson and playwright Lisa Schlesinger have each worked with fellow artists and performers to capture the pain, possibility, and complex movements and emotions of immigrants' experience through... Continue reading

Free Coral Ridge Bus Ride

University of Iowa Student Government (UISG) supports free rides on Thursday and Friday nights for UI students to and from the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville. Continue reading

Motown: The Musical

@ Hancher Auditorium

The performance on Sunday, March 4, at 1:00 pm will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. Continue reading

“A Darker Presence: Interpretive Goals a...

@ University of Iowa Main L...

Since its opening, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has drawn record crowds.Simply getting an entry ticket is an accomplishment. Continue reading

CAB Movies: Jumanji

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. Continue reading

CAB Movies: The Commuter

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. Continue reading

Casino Night

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Are you skilled at blackjack? Or maybe you want to try your hand at roulette? Come to Casino Night to test your luck!. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

AJ Smith developed a diverse set of experiences through five different student organizations

April 4, 2018

AJ Smith is a freshman studying Economics with minors in Criminology, Psychology, and a Certificate in International Business. Smith also serves as a UISG senator, as well as four other student organizations on campus. The Iowa Challenge asks students to engage: get involved and be a leader.How do you Engage... Continue Reading

Nathen Spitz volunteers for the kids of Dance Marathon as Hospital Chair

February 2, 2018

Nathen Spitz is a junior studying psychology on the pre-medicine track, and serves as Hospital Co-Chair for Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon is a UI student organization dedicated to raising money for and supporting pediatric cancer patients and their families. Continue Reading

Working with college students perfect fit for social justice advocate

February 2, 2018

Hunter Gillaspie found academic and social support through the queer-inclusive fraternity Delta Lambda Phi

January 1, 2018

Hunter Gillaspie is a senior studying Arts and Ethics & Public Policy, and a member of Delta Lambda Phi. The Iowa Challenge asks students to stretch: learn from diverse people, ideas, and experiences.How do you Stretch at Iowa? I Stretch at Iowa by getting as involved as I can with... Continue Reading

Reese Vedder networks socially and academically through Hawkeye Marching Band

January 1, 2018

Reese Vedder is a junior studying Marketing and Mass Communications, and a trombone player with the Hawkeye Marching Band. The Iowa Challenge asks students to engage: get involved and be a leader.How do you Engage at Iowa?I play trombone and I am a squad leader for the Hawkeye Marching Band. Continue Reading