May 18, 2010
At A Glance
Robert D. Dockendorff Scholarship awardees announced
The University of Iowa Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Staff and
Lachanski, of Carol Stream, Illinois, is majoring in political science and
The Dockendorff Scholarship supports students who are active in the Gay,
Dockendorff graduated from the UI in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in sociology. A native
Simpson professor to give Weber Days annual history lecture May 19
Free UI Sports Medicine program discusses sports vs. exercise May 24
The experts at University of Iowa Sports Medicine will discuss how to balance specializing in sports with all-around fitness training at a "Health for Your Lifetime" program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 24, at UI Sports Medicine, 2701 Prairie Meadows Drive in Iowa City.
Admission is free.
To register, call 319-335-8886 or 877-MED-IOWA, or register online at http://www.uihealthcare.com/register.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation to participate in this program, call 319-384-1745.
Alumni Association holds social media networking event in Omaha June 3
Don Davidson, 2002 UI graduate who is the new media marketing, business development, and relationship manager at Manarin Investment Counsel, will discuss how to use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and other social media applications, and how to use social media to manage your brand and set yourself apart in an increasingly competitive environment. Specific case studies and a question and answer session will be included.
Cost is $5 for UI Alumni Association members and $7 for non-members. RVSP by May 27 to https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/IOW/events/IOW2299950.html. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-IOWALUM.
Science Station kids' camps begin in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City on June 14
The University of Iowa College of Engineering, in cooperation with education sponsor AEGON Transamerica Foundation, will partner with the Cedar Rapids Science Station to present two eight-week summer camp programs for children from June 14 through Aug. 6.
The programs, to be held at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids and at Van Allen Hall on the UI Campus in Iowa City, will offer a variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities for children of all ages.
"Vet Tech," "Math Detectives" and "State Fair Science" are just a few of the labs designed to help children learn while having fun. For more information or to register, visit http://www.sciencestation.org/ or call 319-363-4629.
Campus events are searchable on the UI Master Calendar: http://calendar.uiowa.edu.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in a program, please contact the sponsoring department in advance.