University of Iowa

Events for the week of February 10th

  • Week of Sunday, February 10
WorldCanvass: Artificial Intelligence

WorldCanvass: Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MERGE
It’s news to very few of us that artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer only in the realm of science fiction—it’s all around us.  But what is it?  From disembodied communication partners like Siri and Alexa to targeted marketing, intelligent vehicles, advanced medical diagnostics, and deepening layers of social media analytics, AI is changing the way we live, work, and play.  On the next WorldCanvass, an exceptional group of UI faculty and industry leaders in the fields of engineering,...
My Daughters are My Writings

My Daughters are My Writings

Friday, February 15, 2019, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chambers
Last spring, two University of Iowa graduate students in the Department of History interviewed seven Iowa City residents from Sudan to document their personal stories and perspectives. UI alumna Margot Connolly then turned those oral histories, along with content from the book Modern Muslims: a Sudan Memoir by Steve Howard, into a play. Now four University of Iowa acting students are performing the work, directed by UI theatre graduate student and actor in the play, Britny Horton. Join us for...