Events categorized as "Arts/Entertainment":

Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration

@ University of Iowa Main L... more dates

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... Continue reading

Lan Samantha Chang and Frances de Pontes...

@ Dey House

Please join us for a fiction reading with Lan Samantha Chang and Frances de Pontes Peebles in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at 7 p. m. Continue reading

Iowa Jazz Trombone Ensemble

@ Voxman Music Building

Ian Loechl, trombone
Teddy Van Winkle, trombone
Bjorn Swanson, trombone
Kiertsten Truax, trombone
Amy Kenneson, trombone
Brennan Plummer, piano
Abbie Williams-Yee, bass
Nick Wilkins, drums Continue reading

Ballet Club Class

@ Halsey Hall

Join Ballet Club for their weekly ballet classes! Everyone will meet in the Grey Studio of Halsey Hall. Continue reading

Voices of Soul Gospel Choir - Spring Con...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Come and see UIowa's only gospel choir perform a series of fun, engaging, and melodic gospel songs that will be sure to get you up on your feet and touch... Continue reading

Diane Guerrero - In the Country We Love:...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Join the University Lecture Committee at our last lecture of the school year!

Diane Guerrero will speak in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:30pm. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Chad Abushanab...

@ Prairie Lights Books

Iowa City poets Chad Abushanab and Kam Hilliard will read from their recent poetry collections. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Leslie Carol R...

@ Prairie Lights Books

Leslie Carol Roberts will read from her new essay collection, Here is Where I Walk: Episodes From a Life in the Forest. 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