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100-Word Microstory Contest

Tuesday, July 23 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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Sarah Saffian, "The Crucial Distinction Between Writing for Other Readers and Writing for Yourself"

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Sarah Saffian presents the talk "The Crucial Distinction Between Writing for Other Readers and Writing for Yourself" 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 23, 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!
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100-Word Microstory Contest

Wednesday, July 24 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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Mieke Eerkens, "(Re)writing Memory: Navigating the Fickle Past in Nonfiction Writing"

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Mieke Eerkens presents the talk "(Re)writing Memory: Navigating the Fickle Past in Nonfiction 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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100-Word Microstory Contest

Thursday, July 25 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.

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, July 25, 2024 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual
This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Register by clicking the virtual event link...
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Suzanne Scanlon, "Beyond Plot: Using Place, Space, and Architecture in Narrative Design"

Thursday, July 25, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Suzanne Scanlon presents the talk "Beyond Plot: Using Place, Space, and Architecture in Narrative Design" for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's Eleventh Hour Lecture Series. Free and open to the public; all are welcome.
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Tree Tour: Summer 2024

Thursday, July 25, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Field House
Tree Tours are back! Join us for a nature walk & talk this summer.
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100-Word Microstory Contest

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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Discover Study Abroad-Summer 2024

Tuesday, July 30, 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!

Graduate Program Application Information

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
Virtual Information Day Learn more about our Speech Language Pathology and Audiology graduate programs and how to apply during our virtual information days, offered over the summer and in the fall.  July 31, 2024, 2 p.m. CST Register here
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Art & Write Night

Friday, August 2, 2024 6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each session...

Iowa City BA in Social Work Information Session

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please join us via Zoom for an info session to learn more about earning your BA in Social Work degree on our main University of Iowa campus in Iowa City.

Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient

Thursday, August 8 to Friday, August 9, 2024 (all day)
Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
Now in its 31st year, the Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient is offered in live and remote modalities. Professor Rich Tyler, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, directs the conference. 
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Dance Party with My Friends

Thursday, August 8, 2024 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Embrace the vibrancy and energy of Keith Haring's color and line at this 80s-theme dance party! Join us in Gibson Square Park to start your weekend early with music and a food truck. Please note that this event is weather permitting only, and it will be canceled in the event of rain or high winds.

Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs Information Event

Friday, August 9, 2024 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their personal experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss firsthand the application process, job growth and ask...

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the first step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will build a new REDCap project from scratch and cover basic features such as: • Building forms with proper field types and validation • Assigning user permissions • Project backup and overview with data dictionary, codebook, pdf, and xml • Ensuring your project works properly by testing with real world application • Making mid-study modifications safely after having started data collection in production • Creating...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Register by clicking the virtual event link...

Iowa City MSW Information Session

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please join us via Zoom for an info session to learn more about earning your MSW degree on our main University of Iowa campus in Iowa City.
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