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100-Word Microstory Contest

Tuesday, July 16 to Friday, July 26, 2024 (all day)
Mark your calendar for our 100-Word Microstory Contest — a free online writing competition for a variety of age groups. You don’t have to be an Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad — or even have participated in a flash writing contest before — to join in the fun. Just create a story in 100 words or less that uses one of two specific writing prompts. We will announce the writing prompts here on Monday, July 15, 2024, at 9 a.m. CDT.

REDCap Advanced Training

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the fourth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover advanced features such as: • Importing data from csv • Ways to customize your data entry experience with form display logic • Making your forms more dynamic and personalized with context aware smart variables • Sending automated, conditional email alerts • Ensuring data is high quality by executing data quality rules, creating data missingness codes, and opening data queries • And more This training is a demo and not hands-on. After this training, you will have an advanced understanding of REDCap. Register by clicking the virtual event link above or by going here: https://redcap.link/icts_training
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Charles Holdefer, "Your Family and Other Animals: Using Creatures in Your Writing"

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Charles Holdefer presents the talk "Your Family and Other Animals: Using Creatures in Your Writing" for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's Eleventh Hour Lecture Series. Free and open to the public; all are welcome.
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Discover Study Abroad-Summer 2024

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!

Live from Prairie Lights | Melissa Mogollon reading - 'Oye: A Novel'

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Iowa Writers' Workshop alum Melissa Mogollon will read from her coming of age comedy, Oye: A Novel. “Funny and smart, Oye grapples with the messy inheritance of intergenerational trauma and how it manifests in the everyday conversations with the people we love. Mogollon has written a beautiful book.”—Claire Jimenez  “Heartbreaking and humorous, mature and mischievous, Oye feels like home in delicious and furious ways. Melissa Mogollon did not come to play.”—Kiley Reid Melissa Mogollon holds an...
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100-Word Microstory Contest

Wednesday, July 17 to Friday, July 26, 2024 (all day)
Mark your calendar for our 100-Word Microstory Contest — a free online writing competition for a variety of age groups. You don’t have to be an Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad — or even have participated in a flash writing contest before — to join in the fun. Just create a story in 100 words or less that uses one of two specific writing prompts. We will announce the writing prompts here on Monday, July 15, 2024, at 9 a.m. CDT.

REDCap MyCap Training

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the fifth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss using the MyCap mobile app for data collection. We will cover features such as: • Creating participants • Creating tasks and schedules • Active tasks and their unique data output • Direct messages and announcements • And more This training is a demo and not hands-on. After this training, you will have a basic understanding of the MyCap mobile app for REDCap. Register by clicking the virtual event link...
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DK Nnuro, "Devoured by/with Time: On Relevance, Fleetingness, and the Writer's Writer"

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
DK Nnuro presents the talk "Devoured by/with Time: On Relevance, Fleetingness, and the Writer's Writer" for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's Eleventh Hour Lecture Series. Free and open to the public; all are welcome.
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Live from Prairie Lights | Santiago Jose Sanchez in conversation with Claire Lombardo

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Grinnell College assistant professor of English and Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad Santiago Jose Sanchez will read from their debut novel, Hombrecito. They will be joined in conversation by novelist Claire Lombardo. Hombrecito is a queer coming-of-age story about a young immigrant’s complex relationships with his mother and his motherland. “Hombrecito is a gorgeous novel of the in-between, the waiting lull, and the changing mind, that shows Santiago Jose Sanchez to be a brilliant poet of silence...
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100-Word Microstory Contest

Thursday, July 18 to Friday, July 26, 2024 (all day)
Mark your calendar for our 100-Word Microstory Contest — a free online writing competition for a variety of age groups. You don’t have to be an Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad — or even have participated in a flash writing contest before — to join in the fun. Just create a story in 100 words or less that uses one of two specific writing prompts. We will announce the writing prompts here on Monday, July 15, 2024, at 9 a.m. CDT.
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