April Events

Earth Month Symposium Kickoff: Campus Updates

Thursday, April, 1 - 10:00 am

Join students, faculty, and staff from colleges and universities across Iowa to kick off the One Sustainable Iowa Earth Month Symposium.  Schools will highlight new, innovative, or prominent...

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No Fear Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn for the Job Search

Thursday, April, 1 - 12:00 pm

The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to...

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ME:6191 Graduate Seminar - Mary Frecker, PhD

Thursday, April, 1 - 3:30 pm

Optimal Design Approaches for Adaptive Structures Abstract: Smart materials and structures are enabling complex shape change in applications from self-folding origami to metamaterials to medical...

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Neurodiversity Seminar

Monday, April, 5 - 12:30 pm

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are invited to join the Inclusion Agents for a neurodiversity seminar. We are excited to announce that Katie Schabilion, PhD, NCSP from...

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GPSG Virtual Yoga Class

Monday, April, 5 - 6:00 pm

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week Join us via Zoom on Monday, April 5th at 6:00 PM CT for a virtual yoga class!  All University of Iowa graduate and professional students are...

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Coffee and Bagel Grab-n-Go

Tuesday, April, 6 - 8:00 am

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week Coffee and Bagel Grab-n-Go Stop by one of our two pick-up locations to grab a free cup of coffee and bagel! Locations: Iowa Memorial Union...

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BME Discover Day

Tuesday, April, 6 - 9:00 am

Interested in expanding your network? Looking to meet BME professionals and gain an insight into the industry? BME Discovery Day takes place Tuesday, April 6th, from 9 AM to 4 PM! There are multiple...

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Rooting for a Sustainable Future: Native Plants and Prairie Restoration

Tuesday, April, 6 - 2:00 pm

Did you know the tallgrass prairie roots were once so dense that pioneers’ plows couldn’t cut through the Iowa soil? Did you know Iowa has a native tortoise, the Ornate Box Turtle? Come to this...

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Environmental Brunch Seminar: Dr. Michelle Scherer - Lead and Iowa City Drinking Water

Wednesday, April, 7 - 9:30 am

This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Dr. Michelle Scherer from UI's College of Engineering.  Her talk will focus on the Lead and Iowa City Drinking Water. Also, if you get on Zoom and the...

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Graduate and Professional Veteran and Military-Connected Student Appreciation

Wednesday, April, 7 - 11:00 am

IVETS Graduate and Professional Student Celebration Event When: April 7, 2021, 11am–3pm CST Location: 207 & 214 Calvin Hall RSVP at https://bit.ly/3sc4y8u  IVETS (Iowa Veteran Education,...

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Cafe CIMBA: Drop in Hours

Wednesday, April, 7 - 3:00 pm

Curious about what study abroad in Italy looks like in the next year? Please join CIMBA staff and ambassadors for drop-in hours each Wednesday from 3-5pm. We'll have a staff member on hand for all of...

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Neurodiversity Seminar

Wednesday, April, 7 - 3:00 pm

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are invited to join the Inclusion Agents for a neurodiversity seminar. We are excited to announce that Katie Schabilion, PhD, NCSP from...

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Learn & Create Workshop - Build Your Own : Shake Flashlight

Wednesday, April, 7 - 3:30 pm

How can electricity be generated without batteries? With magnets of course! Isaac Johnson, of the IEEE Student Group, will demonstrate how a magnet and some electrical components can make a simple...

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Supporting Underrepresented Students in Sustainability

Wednesday, April, 7 - 7:00 pm

Join us to learn how you can support underrepresented students in sustainability! Students Hallie Lartius and Julia Krist created the UI Office of Sustainability's Underrepresented Students in...

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GPSA Paint & Chill Night

Wednesday, April, 7 - 7:00 pm

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week All UIowa graduate and professional students are invited to pick up free painting supplies and join a Brush and Barrel art instructor for a...

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Digitize Your Search: Using Job Agents to Streamline your Search

Thursday, April, 8 - 12:00 pm

The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to...

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ME:6191 Graduate Seminar - Andy Sarles, PhD

Thursday, April, 8 - 3:30 pm

Biomolecular soft matter for tunable, brain-inspired smart materials Abstract: Stimuli-responsiveness and selective transport mediated by biomolecules at the nanometer length-scale form the basis of...

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Pets + Panera

Thursday, April, 8 - 6:00 pm

It's Graduate Student Appreciate Week in the College of Engineering! To celebrate and reward your accomplishments, join us to show off your fluff ball of a pet! During the (virtual) event of Pets +...

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Resume & Interview Guidance Webinar

Tuesday, April, 13 - 3:30 pm

This webinar will help students and recent graduates who are entering the workforce prepare for resumes and interviews. You will find out what recruiters from two Iowa-based environmental engineering...

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Cafe CIMBA: Drop in Hours

Wednesday, April, 14 - 3:00 pm

Curious about what study abroad in Italy looks like in the next year? Please join CIMBA staff and ambassadors for drop-in hours each Wednesday from 3-5pm. We'll have a staff member on hand for all of...

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Student Sustainability Forum

Thursday, April, 15 - 10:00 am

This discussion forum is intended for students from different universities to discuss what exactly sustainability looks like at their respective school. Topics for discussion will include working...

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Revamp your Resume: 4 Strategies to Get Your Materials to the Top of the Stack

Thursday, April, 15 - 12:00 pm

The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to...

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ME:6191 Graduate Seminar - Andres F. Arrieta, PhD

Thursday, April, 15 - 3:30 pm

Hierarchically Multistable Metastructures: from Shape Adaptation to Mechanologic Abstract: Shape adaptation in materials and structures enables multifunctionality by leveraging the ability to adopt...

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HACKUIOWA

Saturday, April, 17 - 8:00 am

HACKUIOWA is a 2 day non-stop hackathon, and it will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is open to all university students that have a passion for creating things with...

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Environmental Brunch Seminar: Travis Kraus - Iowa's Initiative for Sustainable Communities

Wednesday, April, 21 - 9:30 am

This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Travis Kraus from Urban and Regional Planning.  His talk will focus on the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities. Also, if you get on Zoom and the...

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Cafe CIMBA: Drop in Hours

Wednesday, April, 21 - 3:00 pm

Curious about what study abroad in Italy looks like in the next year? Please join CIMBA staff and ambassadors for drop-in hours each Wednesday from 3-5pm. We'll have a staff member on hand for all of...

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Research Scholars Workshop - Creating Citations Quickly & Easily with EndNote

Wednesday, April, 21 - 3:30 pm

An introduction to the desktop version of EndNote will be covered in this workshop. The software is freely available to Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff. EndNote is a citation management tool...

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Moderated Conversation with Cathy Park Hong

Wednesday, April, 21 - 5:30 pm

Poet, writer, professor, and Iowa Writer’s Workshop alumna Cathy Park Hong will engage in a moderated conversation with members of the University of Iowa focused on her book, Minor Feelings: An...

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Round Table Discussion on Underrepresentation in Sustainability

Wednesday, April, 21 - 7:00 pm

Join the student-interns behind UI's Underrepresented Students in Sustainability program for this round table discussion on underrepresentation in sustainability. All students are welcomed to attend...

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Iowa, Kirkwood and You: Finding a Pathway to the University of Iowa

Wednesday, April, 21 - 7:00 pm

Are you an international student, immigrant, or English language learner (ELL) considering the University of Iowa?* Attend a special virtual recruitment event “Iowa, Kirkwood and You: Finding a...

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Climate Change Teach In

Thursday, April, 22 - 10:00 am

Teach-In 10am-4 pm: A series of short, 30 minute presentations from UI faculty and staff explaining climate change and other environmental challenges.  Featuring speakers from Anthropology,...

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Careers in Translation: Communicating your Experiences Outside the Academy

Thursday, April, 22 - 12:00 pm

The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to...

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ME:6191 Graduate Seminar - Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD

Thursday, April, 22 - 3:30 pm

Leveraging the natural cellular and biomolecular interactions in blood for design of targeted,  anti-inflammatory particle therapeutics. Abstract: Localized delivery of therapeutics offers the...

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Environmental Brunch Seminar: Judy Joyce - Field of Dreams and the Bear Creek Restoration

Wednesday, April, 28 - 9:30 am

This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Judy Joyce from Impact7G.  Her talk will focus on the Field of Dreams and the Bear Creek Restoration. Also, if you get on Zoom and the link doesn't seem...

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Learn & Create Workshop - Build Your Own : Hawkeye Desk Light/Night Light

Wednesday, April, 28 - 3:30 pm

Want to make a Hawkeye table night light using only 5 items? Using sticker LEDs, copper tape, a watch battery, card stock paper, and an acrylic frame learn how in this step-by-step workshop....

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Engineering Student Leadership Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April, 28 - 6:00 pm

College of Engineering Student Leadership Awards Ceremony Save the Date - Wednesday, April 28 6:00pm - 7:00pm Nominations for the 2021 awards will open in March. Keep an eye on your email for the...

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Ace the Interview: 5 Steps to Prep for Interviewing Success

Thursday, April, 29 - 12:00 pm

The Grad Success Center’s CareerCore Professional Development Series will focus on helping graduate students hone their professional skills from improving their cover letters and resumes to...

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