Friday, August 31 to Friday, August 31

International Writing Program (IWP) Pane...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Join the community conversation over free pizza, with IWP Fall Residents Gina COLE, Chandramohan SATHYANATHAN, Kateryna BABKINA, and Eman ALYOUSUF discussing "Writing the Not-Self":
What, if any, is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort in understanding,... Continue reading

International Writing Program (IWP) Sham...

@ Shambaugh House

Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ.IWP Fall Residents Reading Aug.31:
Adriana BORJA ENRÍQUEZ (fiction writer, poet; Ecuador) works as a psychologist, with a focus on human rights, gender-based violence, and refugee rights. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

How Adriana Petersen learned to STRETCH herself in leadership roles on campus

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "stretch" as follows: "At Iowa, you will find a diversity of people, ideas, opportunities, and experiences. That diversity is one of the benefits of being an Iowa student. Step away from the familiar, try new ideas, experience new cultures, and learn from people different from yourself."Adriana... Continue Reading

How community involvement helped Adam Goedken change his perspective on SERVING

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "serve" as follows: "As an Iowa student, you are a member of many communities, on and off the campus. You have the opportunity and the responsibility to be a good neighbor and citizen, and to serve the community. Continue Reading

How Mikaela Mallin combines dance and science to EXCEL

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "excel" as follows: “Academic excellence means setting and meeting high standards for yourself as a student. Faculty, staff, and other students will ask you to work hard and push yourself intellectually. We expect a lot from you; you should expect only the best from yourself and... Continue Reading

How getting ENGAGED helped Katie Rasmussen find her purpose on campus

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "engage" as follows: "You will be a more successful student and enjoy yourself more if you spend your time and energy on activities that matter. The University of Iowa offers almost limitless opportunities and the resources to help you become a leader in and out of... Continue Reading

How Maggie Baker CHOOSES a healthy lifestyle that benefits those around her

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "choose" as follows: "Every day you make decisions that affect your education and your future. Take your choices seriously and use your freedom wisely. Your Iowa education is what you make it. Continue Reading