Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Obermann Conversations: Domestic Stories

How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies Obermman Conversations

The Berlin Wall: Then and Now

A panel discussion on the Berlin Wall and its legacy thirty years after its fall on November 9, 1989.

Cosponsored by the UI Dept of German and the Iowa City Public Library

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

All Bodies Belong: Positive Acceptance of Our Physical Selves | Witching Hour 2019

Many of us live in a primarily mental world where we dissociate from or leave our bodies regularly. Research shows that we have complicated, often negative relationships with our physical selves...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies Witching Hour

Creative Tools for the Apocalypse | Witching Hour 2019

It’s hard to predict where we are going in this world. Moral bankruptcy is celebrated and our lives, relationships, and jobs are being impacted. The winds of change are blowing and some would say...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies Witching Hour

DNA Interest Group Event: Transposable Elements- The "Ghosts" in Our DNA

Traditionally, the human genome has been thought of as being static. Today we now know that that is not the case. Transposable elements are pieces of DNA that are actively replicating and moving...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: When to see a Genetic Counselor?

Presented by Mary-Kayt Jones, a certified genetic counselor at the Univ. of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

26 million and counting consumers have completed direct-to-consumer testing (DTC)....

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

DNA Interest Group | Integrating Deep & Shallow Genealogical DNA Tests

The most commonly used DNA tests for genealogical purposes (AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, etc.) work most effectively matching 3rd cousin and closer relatives. This program will focus on a...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Journey to the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy | Dr. Cornelia Lang Lecture at ICPL

The Center of our own Milky Way Galaxy is vastly different than the place where the Sun resides (the "Solar Neighborhood"). The physical conditions are significantly more extreme in the...

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DNA Interest Group | DNA Segments - Triangulate or Exasperate

This program will build on the content of the June 2019 DNA Interest Group program on clustering. Several DNA testing platforms include in the DNA Relatives report the ability to view the regions...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Iowa Meteorites | Summer Reading Program 2019

What do the Iowa communities of Lone Tree, Amana, Marion, Forest City, Mapleton, Alvord, and Estherville have in common? Meteorites! Dr. Ray Anderson, Adjunct Professor in the UI Earth and...

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