Thursday, April 4

Humanize My Hoodie

@ Old Capitol Museum more dates

In conjunction with the University of Iowa Theme Semester: The American Dream, Humanize My Hoodie brings insight into the lives and experiences of black people and the societal biases they... Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields.... Continue reading

South Asian Studies Lecture

@ Becker Communication Stud...

The South Asian Studies Program will present a lecture by Dr. D. R. Continue reading

Kevin Young

@ Dey House

Please join us for a Q & A session with Kevin Young in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at 5 p. m. Continue reading

Travel is Home

@ University Capitol Centre

In April, the University of Iowa Japanese Program will host more than twenty scholars from around the world as part of an international conference, "Travel is Home," exploring travel and... Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Kevin Young in...

@ Prairie Lights Books

New Yorker poetry editor Kevin Young will read from and talk about his work, in conversation with Tameka Cage Conley. Continue reading

Symphony Band

@ Voxman Music Building

Presented by the UI School of Music. ***This concert will be live streamed here***



Festive Overture (1954) — Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975) / trans. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

EPX Studios: Designing a Future in Gaming

"Where game designers meet. " This slogan summarizes what the EPX Studio student organization is all about. When they're not building video games or working on other media projects, EPX Studio focuses on uplifting its members by connecting them with industry professionals and like-minded students.

Posted Apr 9

Active Minds on a Mission: Talking About Mental Health

The University of Iowa chapter of Active Minds is a student-run group on a mission to expand the conversation surrounding mental health on campus. Over the last four years they have partnered with numerous organizations to broaden their reach and make sure that every Hawkeye knows they are supported.

Posted Apr 3

Wellness (and the UI) Wins with Fresh Check Day

The University of Iowa’s Fresh Check Day — an event focused on campus mental health — won national recognition this year for being among the nation’s best. Rising to the top out of 145 other universities, the UI’s event won the 2018 Outstanding Fresh Check Day Campus award.

Posted Mar 28

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

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.

Posted Mar 26

How community involvement helped Adam Goedken change his perspective on SERVING

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.

Posted Mar 26

How Mikaela Mallin combines dance and science to EXCEL

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.

Posted Mar 26

How getting ENGAGED helped Katie Rasmussen find her purpose on campus

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.

Posted Mar 26

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

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. Make it something you and your university can be proud of.

Posted Mar 26

Meet Emma Welch: New Pride Alliance Center Coordinator

A fresh name isn’t the only new thing the Pride Alliance Center received this academic year. Meet Emma Welch, the Pride Alliance Center’s new coordinator.

Posted Mar 12

Kylene Spanbauer: Iowa Golden Girl

Iowa Golden Girl Kylene Spanbauer exemplifies the "choose" pillar of The Iowa Challenge. Her work with the Iowa Children's Hospital combined with her role as the Iowa Golden Girl has contributed to her success as a student in Therapeutic Recreation and her overall experience at Iowa.

Posted Mar 11