University of Iowa

April Events

Travel is Home

Travel is Home

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
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 landscape in Japanese literature, art, and culture....
First Friday: April 2019

First Friday: April 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
FilmScene
Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts....

Sonia Kovalevsky High School Mathematics Day

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:00am to 4:45pm
Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa Mathematics Department organizes an annual Sonia Kovalevsky High School Mathematics Day. High-school-aged women, along with their teachers and parents or guardians are invited to a day-long program featuring workshops, interactive talks, panels of professionals with math-related jobs and fun math games. The goal of SK Day is to stimulate young women's interest in mathematics, and encourage them to pursue a career in math and science. We hope to inspire young women by...

CRUSH

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 166
Discussion on the opioid crisis in Iowa
Provost's Global Forum - "Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation"

Provost's Global Forum - "Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation"

Thursday, April 11, 2019
MERGE
In April, the University of Iowa will host scholars, experts, and researchers from around the world as part of the 2019 Provost’s Global Forum, "Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation.” The goal of the Provost's Global Forum is to inspire discussions of global affairs and build relationships between the university and the state of Iowa....

Living Beyond the Bars

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Van Allen Hall, Lecture Room 2
WorldCanvass: Why School?

WorldCanvass: Why School?

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MERGE
The 2019 Provost’s Global Forum, “Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation” (April 11-13), will examine education in a global context, both as a reflection of social norms and as a powerful force for change. We kick off the symposium on April 11 with WorldCanvass, when host Joan Kjaer and an expert panel discuss the societal roles played by educational institutions here and abroad. WorldCanvass is a free, public event at MERGE, 136 South Dubuque Street....

Carla Dawson (CURE)

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Carla Dawson speaking on Reconciliation in Rwanda
Unlazy With Language: The Poetics of Hip-Hop

Unlazy With Language: The Poetics of Hip-Hop

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West, 116
Mother-loving genius and cunning linguist Brandon Alexander Williams will do a lyrical analysis on the art of rapping and performance poetry. His lyrics will make your brain smile....

"Revolutionary Road" Book Discussion

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Coralville Public Library, Board Room
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
HMH: Community Screen Printing

HMH: Community Screen Printing

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
Learn how to use your voice, your art, your activism through DIY expression. Humanize My Hoodie co-creator André Wright will teach guests how to screen print on their very own tee. **The first 50 to arrive will get a FREE tee to print the Humanize My Hoodie design on, or you can bring your own item to print on....
Kim and Trump: North Korea and the United States in an Era of Change

Kim and Trump: North Korea and the United States in an Era of Change

Monday, April 22, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
The Korea Foundation, International Programs, and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies will present a lecture by Gi-Wook Shin and Andray Abrahamian entitled "Kim and Trump: North Korea and the United States in an Era of Change" on Monday, April 22, from 4:30-6 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.  This event is free and open to the public....

McGranahan Lecture: Does Journalism Endanger the American Dream?

Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Becker Communication Studies Building, Becker Auditorium
Professor Michael Schudson of Columbia University will be presenting on April 22, 7pm in 101 BCSB (Becker Auditorium). After offering a definition of ‘the American dream’ (or American ‘dreams’ in the plural) and who is seen as eligible to pursue it, this presentation explores criticism of the contemporary media and asks if the media endanger the fulfillment of those dreams by encouraging political polarization, by questioning traditional authority, and by preoccupation with the eccentric and...
Outreach and Engagement 2018-2019 Year-End Celebration

Outreach and Engagement 2018-2019 Year-End Celebration

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall
Join us to celebrate the outreach and engagement accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and community partners for the 2018-2019 academic year! Featuring a program with awards presentation and refreshments. Event begins at 5 pm. Program to begin at 5:45. All students, staff, faculty and community partners welcome!