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  • Week of Sunday, February 12

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/13/2017 - 12:30 pm

These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.

Career Series for International Students: Competitive Resumes & Cover Letters

2/13/2017 - 4:30 pm

Learn what employers look for in a high-quality U.S. style resume and cover letter. Understand the difference between a resume and CV in the U.S.

Oscar Salazar Summerwill Lecture

2/13/2017 - 7:30 pm

Oscar Salazar Gaitan is a seasoned entrepreneur, senior executive, and investor in numerous successful technology firms. Mr. Salazar was one of the early architects and the founding CTO of Uber. Through Uber he was instrumental in helping to redesign the architecture of on-demand transportation worldwide. Mr. Salazar provides his telecommunications and engineering expertise in the design and architecture of innovative products and systems to make positive impact in people’s lives. The Ben S. Summerwill Lecture Series, formerly known as the MidWestOne Lecture Series, is an annual lecture presented by MidWestOne Bank and Iowa JPEC. This program is named for the late Ben S. Summerwill, founder of Iowa State Bank & Trust Company, now known as MidWestOne Bank, in 1934. This lecture is made possible by a collaboration between Iowa JPEC, UI Lecture Committee, Tippie College of Business, and the University of Iowa Office of Outreach and Engagement.

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/14/2017 - 12:30 pm

These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.

Maximize Your Internship

2/14/2017 - 3:30 pm

Your first internship is an exciting opportunity, but you’re probably a little anxious.  Join us to learn about professional behavior, skill development, and the appropriate ways to network.

1 Million Cups (1MC)

2/15/2017 - 9:00 am

Join us for community connections, inspiring startup pitches, and free coffee. 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. The event is FREE and all are encouraged to attend. For more information about the program, visit 1millioncups.com.

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/15/2017 - 12:30 pm

These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/16/2017 - 12:30 pm

These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.

MBA Marketing Academy

2/16/2017 - 1:30 pm

Lynn Manternach, Brand Arsonist and Co-Founder, MindFire Communications will discuss the important role primary research plays in building brands, not only for companies, but also for your own personal brand.

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/17/2017 - 12:30 pm

These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.