Obermann Conversations

Obermann Conversations

Part of an informal speaker series held by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies that are held in various locations around Iowa City. Once per month during fall and spring semesters, the Conversations feature the work of UI faculty and research staff, often in conversation with a thought leader from our community. Learning from each other and delighting in the combined knowledge of academics and practitioners are the goals of this program.

Upcoming events

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 7:00pm


Schools play a crucial role in young people's mental health, something that became extremely clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the CDC, in 2021, 37% of high school students reported they experienced poor mental health, and 44%...

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