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12:00am Intramural Billiards Registration

For more information on Intramural Billiards and how to register, please visit https://recserv.uiowa.edu/billiards-information.

Location: Brother's Bar and Grill Brother's Bar and Grill

12:00am Intramural Inner Tube Water Polo Registration

For more information on Inner Tube Water Polo and how to register, please visit https://recserv.uiowa.edu/inner-tube-water-polo-information.

Location: Pool Field House

8:00am EMS Refresher

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Christopher Metsgar in advance at emslrc@uiowa.edu or 319-356-2597.

Location: Kirkwood Community College Kirkwood Community College

8:00am Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

The University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons will host Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a digital exhibition featuring compelling visualizations of research data. The exhibition’s maps and images transform big data into viewable narratives that illuminate scientific endeavors, discoveries, and possibilities for the future.

On display February 6 through March 6 in University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons Group Area B, the Places & Spaces exhibition is co-sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the UI Libraries.

Organized by the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University, Places & Spaces showcases outstanding examples of science maps from around the globe and from diverse disciplines. Innovative and inspiring, these visualizations use data to tell science stories and to point the way to promising new areas of research.

Drawing from across cultures and across scholarly disciplines, the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition demonstrates the power of maps to address vital questions about the contours and content of human knowledge. Created by leading experts in the natural, physical, and social sciences; visual arts; and the humanities, the maps in Places & Spaces allow us to better grasp the abstract contexts, relationships, and dynamism of science and technology. Individually and as a whole, the maps of Places & Spaces allow data to tell stories that both the scientist and the layperson can understand and appreciate.

Spaces & Places curator Katy Börner is professor of Library and Information Science and founding director of the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Börner will deliver the closing lecture for the exhibition based on her interdisciplinary work that includes statistics, cognitive science, biocomplexity, and visualization.

The closing lecture will be held March 6, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Shambaugh Auditorium at the UI Main Library.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Katie Hassman in advance at katie-hassman@uiowa.edu.

Location: Learning Commons, Group Area B (next to Food For Thought Cafe) University of Iowa Main Library

11:00am DOCUMENTING DADA / DISSEMINATING DADA

DOCUMENTING DADA / DISSEMINATING DADA
An exhibition at the Main Library Gallery
January 18 – April 28, 2017

Curated by Timothy Shipe, curator of the International Dada Archive, University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections.

This exhibition is free and open to the public. For details and Gallery hours, visit lib.uiowa.edu/gallery.

DOCUMENTING DADA / DISSEMINATING DADA is an exhibition featuring items from the University of Iowa Libraries' International Dada Archive, the world's most comprehensive collection of material related to the Dada movement.

A brief and potent burst of activity from 1916 through 1923, Dada was more than a mere art movement claiming a broader role as an agent of cultural, social, and political change. Its proponents wanted to affect all aspects of Western civilization, to take part in the revolutionary changes unfolding as inevitable results of the chaos of World War I. 

The Dada movement was perhaps the single most decisive influence on the development of twentieth-century art, and its innovations are so pervasive as to be virtually taken for granted today. 

This exhibition highlights Dada’s printed output, which documents the ephemeral aspects of the movement and shows how the dadaists used their publications to spread the movement beyond its origins in Zurich. 

Visitors to the exhibition are immersed in rare items that transmit the indelible spirit of Dada and its pointed relevance today. From publications to posters and pamphlets, these exquisite traces of cultural/social/political history can edify, provoke, and urge our thoughts and actions today.

Location: Gallery University of Iowa Main Library

12:00pm "Bodies in Motion"

Bodies in Motion compares the dance photography of Barbara Morgan to work produced by artists from the Renaissance to the present. Imagined as a complement to Dance Marathon, which takes place in the IMU February 3 – 4, 2017, the exhibition highlights Morgan’s ability to capture motion, the innovative choreography of Martha Graham, and the similar expressions of movement in pieces by artists such as Jackson Pollock, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Gyorgy Kepes, and Nathan Lerner.

Location: UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom, third floor Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

12:00pm Come Together: Collaborative Lithographs from the Tamarind Institute

This exhibition explores the collaborative nature of lithography at the Tamarind Institute. Thirty lithographs by contemporary artists are accompanied by historic prints. Students and scholars from across the University of Iowa community wrote interpretive levels for the exhibition, mirroring the collaborative spirit of that Tamarind Institute.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Elizabeth Wallace in advance at elizabeth-m-wallace@uiowa.edu.

Location: Black Box Theater Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

1:00pm CONNECTED: The Internet of Everyday Things

Smart houses, smart watches, smart cookware, smart streetlights—more and more objects and aspects of our daily lives are connected to or conducted on the Internet. What does it mean to people and businesses to have these everyday devices connected to ourselves and also to each other? Find out more about the beneifts and challenges of the “Internet of Things” in this brand-new exhibit at the Old Capitol Museum.

This exhibit is part of Our Lives Online, the spring 2017 theme semester.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Liz Crooks in advance at liz-crooks@uiowa.edu or 319-335-3591.

Location: Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Old Capitol Museum

1:00pm Hawkeyes in Space: UI Physics, Past and Present

Have you ever wondered about the universe beyond our planet? For decades, scientists in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have worked to solve the mysteries of space. Join them on this journey for answers as we explore space science research at Iowa. Marvel at the rich history of the department, from the Van Allen era to the present, understand the physics behind space phenomena like aurorae, and discover what’s on the horizon for today’s Hawkeyes in Space.

Location: Hanson Humanities Gallery Old Capitol Museum

2:00pm Doing Well Together

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series

Written and Directed by Alosha Robinson

Doing Well Together is a surreal, goofy little tragicomedy about feeling happy, being a good frined, and treating yourself well.

The story follows Dwave, a very worried doofus who is taking care of his dying best friend Renny. Dwave gets that Renny is dying, but wishes his buddy would try to be a little less pessimistic. After meeting Baper, a spit-shined model of positivity and selfless altruism, Dwave realizes that nothing in his world seems to be very good the way it is. Baper builds a very nice, huge church, Dwave trains for "The Best Smile Contest," and Renny looks for more days to keep wasting. No one is doing anything right, and everyone is trying their hardest.

This production contains strong language and violence.

Tickets:
Tickets for Gallery Productions are available in the Theatre lobby one hour before showtime. Tickets are $5 for non-students and free for University of Iowa students with a valid ID.

Location: Theatre B Theatre Building

2:00pm Hawkeye Honors Music Festival Finale Concert

Location: Hadley Stage Hancher Auditorium

3:30pm The 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture: "What Goes Around, Comes Around" by Gregory Carmichael

Gregory Carmichael, Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Iowa, will deliver the 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture “What Goes Around, Comes Around: The Global Reach of Air Pollution.”

Carmichael has a BS, MS, and PhD in chemical engineering and has done extensive research related to air quality and its environmental impacts. He is currently the Karl Kammermeyer professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa and director of the University of Iowa Informatics Initiative, a cross-campus activity focused on big data, for which 25 new faculty positions have been created and more than 200 affiliate faculty and staff are engaged. Professor Carmichael is also co-director of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (a large interdisciplinary center with 100+ faculty). He served as associate dean for graduate studies and research for the College of Engineering from 2002 to 2014.

Professor Carmichael’s research is focused on air pollution and climate change, for which he uses comprehensive computer models and big data to simulate the interactions of air pollutants with weather and climate, to estimate resulting environmental impacts, and to evaluate effectiveness of various air pollution and climate change mitigation strategies. He has authored or co-authored over 340 scientific publications as well as six books and monographs. His studies have led to a greater appreciation and understanding of the importance of long-range transport of pollutants within Asia and across the Pacific Ocean. His work has also explored the importance of dust on atmospheric chemistry, and this work has helped to stimulate laboratory as well as large-scale field experiments. Most recently, his work has focused on the role of black carbon (BC) in the atmosphere and its dual role as an air pollutant and climate warming agent.

Professor Carmichael is an active instructor and advisor, having supervised 35 MS and 40 PhD students. He has received numerous awards, including the American Institute of Chemical Engineer’s Lawrence K. Cecil Award for outstanding chemical engineering contributions and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment; Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Hall of Distinction; University of Kentucky College of Engineering Alumni Award; Iowa Board of Regents Faculty Excellence Award; International Atmospheric Science and Application to Air Quality Research Recognition Award; Iowa State University Professional Progress Award; and Iowa State University Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Professor Carmichael serves on numerous international advisory boards related to climate and atmospheric science, including NASA’s Earth Science Subcommittee and the scientific steering committee, which he chairs, for the environmental programs at the UN World Meteorological Organization.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please call the Office of the President at 319-335-3549. The program will be interpreted in American Sign Language.

Location: 4th Floor Assembly Hall Levitt Center for University Advancement

6:00pm Fourth Annual Penndennis Oratorical Contest

This event is to showcase the oractorical skills of those in our community and award the winner and second place contestants. The topic of this event is: "What is the role of men in upholding the respect of womanhood?"

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Timothy Shields in advance at timothy-shields@uiowa.edu or 281-760-7203.

Location: C125 Pappajohn Business Building