Articles from December 2022

New Book Matters series fetes campus authors across disciplines

Friday, December 30, 2022
The first event is a reading and reception co-sponsored by Prairie Lights in celebration of Victor Ray’s new book, On Critical Race Theory.

2022: Another banner year for UI writers

Friday, December 23, 2022
Another year, another bounty of books from University of Iowa writers. Enjoy this cross section of titles published in 2022, all written by artists with ties to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Ready for the Boom: Go inside HMB before the Bowl Game

Friday, December 23, 2022
From preseason camp to game time, go behind the scenes with Iowa’s Golden Girl, drum major, and 250-plus marching musicians.

Recapping fall 2022 commencement

Thursday, December 22, 2022
About 1,800 University of Iowa students received their degrees at the fall 2022 commencement ceremonies Dec.15-18.
Portrait of Giovanni Zimotti

UI Spanish professor wins award for advocating for open resources for students

Thursday, December 22, 2022
Giovanni Zimotti is one of the five educators to be recognized by the Open Education Award.

Iowa jazz faculty go on tour to recruit new students

Thursday, December 22, 2022
Associate professor Damani Phillips, who leads Jazz Studies in the UI School of Music and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, traveled south with several faculty members to recruit new students.
Picture of puppetry workshop

Guest Artist Augustine leads puppetry workshops with Theatre students

Monday, December 19, 2022
Master puppeteer Kevin Augustine of the critically-acclaimed, New York City-based company, Lone Wolf Tribe, led four workshops with undergraduate and graduate acting and design students in the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts this fall.
Picture of Media Clown project

"Media Clown" blends arts and sciences

Monday, December 19, 2022
The performance is an evolving, multi-year, multimedia production and research project that utilizes augmented reality and virtual greenscreen for live broadcast to break the fourth wall between the physical and digital worlds.
Sara Sanders, Liz Mendez-Shannon, and Liz Tovar sit around a table talking

Creating space at the table

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Sara Sanders, Liz Mendez-Shannon, and Liz Tovar gathered to discuss unity and belonging—and how these spaces can help the college make progress on DEI issues.
Screenshot of Instagram comments praising professors

CLAS teaching receives high marks on Instagram

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Students praised CLAS faculty and instructors for passion, humor, kindness.