Building Community
Jun
30
to Jan 6

Building Community

  • Iowa Memorial Union, Richey Ballroom (Room 376) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

To mark the upcoming 50th anniversary (2019) of the Stanley Museum of Art, the fall exhibition at the UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom celebrates outstanding examples of our collection.

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Stories Worth Telling: Marking 20 Years of "The Greatest Generation"
Sep
7
to Jan 4

Stories Worth Telling: Marking 20 Years of "The Greatest Generation"

  • University of Iowa Main Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stories Worth Telling: Marking 20 Years of “The Greatest Generation” celebrates those whose sacrifices and contributions during World War II inspired Tom Brokaw’s 1998 book The Greatest Generation. On the book’s 20th anniversary, this exhibit immerses visitors in stories of ordinary people who did extraordinary things. Original papers, artifacts, and photographs document the events leading to World War II, share the experiences of those who fought on foreign and domestic fronts, and reveal the research used to create the bestselling book.

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Hatching Herky Exhibit
Oct
19
11:00 AM11:00

Hatching Herky Exhibit

Catch the HATCHING HERKY celebration at the University of Iowa Libraries. See the original drawings of Dick Spencer, the artist who hatched Herky the Hawk in 1948, and those of Jim “Hutch” Hutchinson, who reimagined Herky a quarter-century later.

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Oct
19
3:00 PM15:00

Colloquium

Carrie Swanson, University of Iowa

 “Producing Wonder without Tears (or Fallacy) in Plato's Euthydemus

If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

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Oct
19
5:45 PM17:45

Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that unites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members across the Iowa City community.

It’s not too late to note you want to participate in the Homecoming parade – submit your application online by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28. Submit your entry at https://homecoming.uiowa.edu/assets/Uploads/2567-14-10.5x11-Homecoming-2018-Parade-application-packet-3.pdf

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Nov
9
to Nov 11

Family Weekend

The UI Family Weekend provides opportunities for students and their parents/families to spend time together enjoying campus-based activities and events. Events include Comedian show at the Englert Theatre Friday evening, Academic Open Houses, Family Night at the IMU on Saturday, and UI Dance Marathon Runway of Hope Brunch event on Sunday.

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Nov
11
4:00 PM16:00

Soweto Gospel Choir

The Soweto Gospel Choir brings beautiful, joyous music to audiences everywhere. Sporting colorful costumes from their South African home, the members of the choir blend their voices to create one unimaginably stirring sound.

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Nov
25
5:00 PM17:00

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meetgs Take 6, "Celebrating the Holidays"

Two iconic vocal groups—who have won a combined total of twenty Grammy Awards—come together to sing their greatest hits as well as holiday favorites. The Manhattan Transfer has set the highest of standards for better than four decades, crossing boundaries and blending styles to the delight of audiences everywhere.

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Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

Kids Day at the Iowa City Farmers Market

Do you know a child who has always wanted to sell their homemade or homegrown items at the Farmers Market? If so, this is their chance. The Iowa City Farmers Market staff welcome kids ages 8 to 18 to participate as a “Kid Vendor” during the ninth annual Kids Day at the Farmers Market on Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at Chauncey Swan Park.

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Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

FREE Hancher Outdoor Concert and Pre-Show Tailgate

5 – 7 p.m. Food trucks and fun; 7 p.m. Concert

The sensational bluegrass band that helped Steve Martin and Martin Short open the new Hancher Auditorium returns for a free outdoor concert. Honoring the music’s traditions but committed to its present and future as well, the Steep Canyon Rangers will have you up and dancing as they help us welcome students back to campus—and the community to our front yard.

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Sep
2
3:00 PM15:00

Tony and Friends

  • Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Presented by the UI School of Music, Anthony Arnone will present a recital with guests Katie Wolfe, Christine Rutledge (88MA), Suzanne Beia, Rebecca McFaul, Ann Marie Hudson Brink, Saeunn Thornsteinsdottir, and Liang-yu Wang.

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Fryfest
Aug
31
9:00 AM09:00

Fryfest

Celebrate the 10th year of FRYfest with an ode to Nile Kinnick’s 100th birthday and panel discussion with 1983 Coaching Staff, widely regarded as the top of the greatest coaching tree in the history of college football.

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