March 2014 News

March 2014 News

In honor of Cesar Chavez week, the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead welcomes award-winning artist Joaquin Zihuatanejo to the UI campus for a celebration of diversity and the power of words. Zihuatanejo will perform Wednesday, April 2, at Shambaugh Auditorium in the Main Library from 7 to 8:30 p....
“It’s Time…To Talk About It!: Your voice. Our future. Prevent sexual violence,” is the theme of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an initiative organized locally by the Rape Victim Advocacy Program in collaboration with other campus and community organizations.
UI junior Elise Prendergast, who is studying abroad at Peking University, had the opportunity to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday in China.
Amy Hanson, a UI undergraduate human physiology major with minors in chemistry and Spanish from Cedar Rapids, reflects on her study abroad experience in India. She received a short-term program merit scholarship from the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization.
The UI College of Education will host a day-long symposium Tuesday, March 25 that is free and open to the public. Scholars from Chile, Brazil, Germany, and the United States will lead discussions and presentations examining how educators in different social and cultural contexts respond to changes...
The University of Iowa showcased the second vehicle to its popular Nite Ride service Friday, March 21. The event, held on the Pentacrest, underscores the UI’s commitment to keep campus safe and to combat sexual assault.
The University of Iowa Women in Science and Engineering program has been recognized by the Iowa State Legislature as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
It’s not too late to sign up for the Third Annual Warrior Challenge Urban Obstacle Course race. The event is Sunday, March 30, beginning at 10 a.m. and is organized by the University of Iowa Veterans Association.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is one of the world’s great dance companies. In collaboration with Paramount Presents, the University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Wednesday, March 19, at 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids.
UI psychiatry professor Stephan Arndt published a paper last year that found blacks are an average of 10 percentage points less likely to graduate drug treatment than whites with similar addiction profiles.