Executive Vice President and Provost
View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth Science planetarium. Two free shows at 7 and 8 p.m.; shows last approximately 30 minutes. All ages are welcome.
Join five Women’s and Gender Studies students as they share stories of their experiences at the Suffrage Centennial Celebration in Washington, D.C. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Richard Barajas, director of admissions at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will present "Pharmacy: Careers and Navigating the Admissions Process."
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about studying abroad, including fees, deadlines, the application process and answer participant's questions.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities for short-term and Capstone programs.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Decorah High School, Grinnell High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Hampton-Dumont High School, Humboldt High School and Johnston High School. This event is free but requires registration.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a performance featuring members of the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival. The concert will be titled "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" and will feature works by Frank Proto and Henry Cowell. This event is part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series and is free and open to the public.
As Walt Whitman, re-enactor Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in the Department of Languages and Literatures, performs his multi-media one-man show that explains Whitman's life and times, reciting his poetry. Especially relevant as the country marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War are Whitman's reflections and poetry on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. Open to the public free of charge.
This feature film, starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, celebrates the activism of the suffrage movement to win women’s right to vote. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Dr. Christine Sleeter will share with the College of Education on teaching in increasingly diverse classrooms. Dr. Sleeter is professor emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University Monterey Bay and the immediate past president of the National Association of Multicultural Education.