• Thursday, September 26th, 2013

    Have you ever spruced up your blog post with somebody’s Flickr image? Maybe you’re thinking about posting your acoustic cover of Robin Thicke to YouTube. If so, The Studio has the perfect panel discussion for you!

  • Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

    While a growing body of studies has investigated the role of framing in shaping social movement outcomes –as well as the moderation of frames’ resonance by discursive opportunities– relatively little research has examined how local community-level activism combines synergistically with national-level media activism in shaping the political outcomes of social movements. Moreover, research has yet to examine which factors influence both public and media discursive opportunity structures.

  • Monday, September 16th, 2013

    The Obermann Center, as part of their yearlong series, Designing the Future, will host "Imagining and Being Imagined by Technologies— A Conversation with Two Futurists—Bruce Sterling and Dan Reed." Sterling and Reed will converse on stage at the Englert Theatre about the future of technology.
  • Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

    Data from the Iowa Household Health Survey indicate that Iowa has fewer uninsured children than the national rate. However, the majority of those who are uninsured live in households under 200% of the federal poverty level, and may be eligible for public health insurance programs, such as Medicaid and hawk-i. While Iowa has made significant progress in insuring its children, more work must be done to ensure that insurance resources reach everyone who is eligible.

  • Monday, June 17th, 2013

    The IHHS report has been released. Learn more about the data related to weight, eating habits and physical activity.
  • Friday, May 31st, 2013

    Local leaders, policy makers, residents, and scholars will begin to bridge the gap between rural and urban approaches to water management and explore ways to mitigate the impact of future disasters.
  • Thursday, May 30th, 2013

    In conjunction with the fifth anniversary of Eastern Iowa's historic flooding, Legion Arts presents "Trouble the Water," a groundbreaking exhibit in which contemporary artists explore issues related to water.
  • Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

    Dr. Ilina Sen, professor at the Tata Institue for Social Studies, will discuss the articulation of women’s voices within resistance movements.
  • Friday, May 10th, 2013

    Christopher J. Drucker from the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, will be visiting the University of Iowa campus on Friday, May 3 at 11:45 a.m. in 200 South Quad, to discuss if there is a threat to driver safety when emergency vehicles are approaching in traffic. All are welcome to attend!
  • Thursday, April 25th, 2013

    Join a broad group of community stakeholders for an informational session that brings national experts in to examine developing an Iowa Community Care Coordination solution on Thursday, April 25 in Des Moines.