We Are Hawkeyes: 175 Years of Student Life at University of Iowa

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We Are Hawkeyes: 175 Years of Student Life at University of Iowa

February 2, 2022

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 3, 2022

Open January 18 – July 3, 2022

Plan your visit.

This exhibit celebrates students at the University of Iowa, recognizing student life as the very core of the university. It offers a sampling of historical documents and objects found in the University Archives and the Iowa Women’s Archives at the University of Iowa Libraries.

Popular aspects of the student experience are depicted:

Academics, athletics, activism. Protest, public service, parties.

On display are snippets of student life from throughout the university’s history: the Iowa Memorial Union as a center of activity, the performing arts as a source of vibrancy, and military service and Greek life as time-honored traditions. Decades of student publications and glimpses of social and political activism are seen throughout, demonstrating the diversity of student voices on campus.

While not every student’s experience is recounted in this exhibit, we hope visitors to the Main Library Gallery will find something that speaks to their own time on campus – whether during this past year, or generations ago.

Main Library Gallery
University of Iowa Libraries – Main Library
125 W. Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242

Open Hours (walk-in)

Monday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm


February 2, 2022
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Main Library Gallery, University of Iowa Libraries
125 W Washington St
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States
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