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What I'm Reading: ‘Hieroglyph’

Monday, October 19, 2015
Science fiction lately has been dominated by postapocalyptic, dystopian futures: environmental desolation, runaway nanotechnology, AI overlords, genetic discrimination, and the death of privacy. When did our utopian dreams stagger into an alleyway, drunk on hubris, only to be mugged by our diminished expectations?

Creative Matters lecture series presents Etgar Keret Thursday

Monday, October 19, 2015
The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development will host a lecture by Israeli author Etgar Keret at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 in Room 240 of Art Building West as part of the Creative Matters lecture series in collaboration with the UI Arts Advancement Committee.

State of Research Address by Vice President Dan Reed, November 2

Friday, October 16, 2015
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Daniel Reed, Vice President for Research & Economic Development, at the second annual State of Research address.

Innovation EXPO 2015 will celebrate Iowa entrepreneurs

Friday, October 16, 2015
The Innovation EXPO 2015 will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Coralville Marriott Hotel. The event, sponsored in part by University of Iowa Ventures and the UI Tippie College of Business's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, connects entrepreneurs, creatives, financial resources, and business leaders in Iowa to help grow more new business, create jobs, and stay vibrant and globally...