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  • Week of Sunday, April 22

English Language Discussion Circles

4/23/2018 - 12:40 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126

The Frank Center's ELDC serves as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. We have a different topic each week and a different theme for each day—you can always count on something new and fun at the ELDC!

English Language Discussion Circles

4/24/2018 - 12:40 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126

The Frank Center's ELDC serves as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. We have a different topic each week and a different theme for each day—you can always count on something new and fun at the ELDC!

One Million Cups

4/25/2018 - 9:00 am
The Englert, 136 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City

Join us for community connections, inspiring startup pitches and free coffee. The event is FREE and all entrepreneurs, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend. The 1 Million Cups Iowa City/Cedar Rapids (1MC) program offers local upstart entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their companies to a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, advisers and community members. RSVP Here: https://www.iowajpec.org/1-million-cups-rsvp-425

English Language Discussion Circles

4/25/2018 - 12:40 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126

The Frank Center's ELDC serves as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. We have a different topic each week and a different theme for each day—you can always count on something new and fun at the ELDC!

English Language Discussion Circles

4/26/2018 - 12:40 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126

The Frank Center's ELDC serves as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. We have a different topic each week and a different theme for each day—you can always count on something new and fun at the ELDC!

SparkTalks - Hawkeye Innovation Expo

4/27/2018 - 11:00 am
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Second Floor Ballroom

This year's Hawkeye Innovation Expo will feature SparkTalks - short, provocative, action oriented, realistic and knowledgeable 10-minute presentations. Speakers from across the university campus and community will discuss their innovative projects and idea. Speakers:
  • David Gould, College of Education and Belin-Blank Center - Innovation and Education
  • Blake Rupe, UI Alum and Sustainable Water Development Program Coordinator, IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering - Sustainable Water Development Program
  • Josh Krakauer, UI Alum and CEO, Sculpt - Innovation and Social Media
  • Cameron Schorg, UI Student - Bitcoin
  • Brandon MacDougall, UI PhD Candidate - Biodiversity and Innovation

Entrepreneurial Insight - Hawkeye Innovation Expo

4/27/2018 - 12:30 pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Second Floor Ballroom

As part of the Hawkeye Innovation Expo, successful entrepreneur Ron Kaminsky (HBK Engineering) will interview Mark Kauffman (Athletico) about his entrepreneurial journey.  ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Mark Kaufman (BS ’86 – Physical Education) grew up in the small town of Olds, Iowa.  He loved sports and wanted to stay involved when he couldn’t compete at his beloved University of Iowa.  He got involved in physical therapy, received his certification and with funding from his parents and in-laws opened up his first Athletico Center in Chicago in 1991. He had one employee and provided services to two affiliations – Francis W. Parker High School and the Chicago Lions Rugby.  His dad, a carpenter, made all the office furniture and therapy beds by hand. Today, Athletico has almost 400 facilities throughout 10 states, employs over 4,000 clinical and administrative staff and offers over 50 specialty programs and services. Their services (physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, strength and conditioning specialists and massage therapists) are provided in treating worker’s compensation as well as high school, colleges and many professional sports teams (including all the professional teams in the Chicago area, the Big Ten Conference and US Soccer). Joining Mark will be Ron Kaminski (BS ’92 Civil Engineering), a successful entrepreneur in his own right. Ron owns HBK Engineering is an engineering design firm headquartered in Chicago providing civil, environmental and utility construction support services. HBK has 9 locations and over 400 employees. HBK prides itself on its diverse and inclusive culture as well as its community involvement – their employees worked with over 120 non-profit agencies and philanthropy is one of the company’s top priorities.

English Language Discussion Circles

4/27/2018 - 12:40 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126

The Frank Center's ELDC serves as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. We have a different topic each week and a different theme for each day—you can always count on something new and fun at the ELDC!

Hawkeye Innovation Expo

4/27/2018 - 2:00 pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Main Lounge

Come to the Hawkeye Innovation Expo and experience the best and brightest innovative students, organizations, businesses, and faulty from all over campus. The expo will include booths from all over campus, interactive activities, and the Founders Club Fair.