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Postponed: Bill Nye

2021-2022 Distinguished Lecturer


  • Date: September 27, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Hancher Auditorium
  • In partnership with: Hancher
  • Support provided by:

    Cassandra S. Foens M.D., F.A.C.R. and F. Wendell Miller Funds

Due to a scheduling conflict, Bill Nye has postponed his lecture at the University of Iowa.

A new date will be announced soon. UI students who already have tickets should keep them as they will be honored for the new date. Distribution of remaining tickets to the general public will be delayed until the lecture has been officially rescheduled.

Engineer, comedian, author, inventor—audiences revere this good-natured Renaissance Man's infectious blend of humor, intellectual curiosity, and devotion to solving some of the world's most complex challenges through science. Best known for his Emmy-winning run as Bill Nye the Science Guy, he brings his love of science and flair for comedy to every appearance—deftly translating complex issues to help inspire audiences of all ages to engage with and improve our world.

This lecture made possible by Cassandra S. Foens, M.D., F.A.C.R..

Poster for Postponed: Bill Nye, please continue reading for specific event information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at 319-335-1158.

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Notable Donor: Cassandra Foens, M.D., F.A.C.R

More Than 10 Years of Bringing the World's Greatest Thinkers to the University of Iowa

On August 27, 2008, at the Englert Theater in downtown Iowa City, author Chuck Klosterman was ushered to the stage marking the inaugural event of the Cassandra S. Foens, M.D., Lecture Series. Before a standing room only audience, the University of Iowa Lecture Committee students proudly introduced the new series and the remarkable individual who made it possible.

Continue reading about the Dr. Cassandra Foens, M.D., F.A.C.R. Lecture Series.

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