Attend a free screening of ‘Hidden Figures’

Published on February 22, 2017

Hidden Figures (2016, 127 min.)poster for Hidden Figures film

The Fox film, tells the true story of three African American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — who played a major role in helping launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

A guest panel will follow the screening.  Additionally, there will STEM activities and refreshments served in the galleria of Buchanan Auditorium (PBB W10).

Film Screening and Guest Panel
Monday, March 6, 2017
6:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building W10 Buchanan Auditorium
21 East Market Street, Iowa City

Second Screening
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
6:00 pm
Pomerantz Center C20 HNI Auditorium
213 North Clinton Street, Iowa City


College of Engineering – Outreach, Admissions, Scholarships and Inclusion Services (OASIS), Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE), TRIO Upward Bound, Tippie College of Business, Carver College of Medicine – Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives, Iowa City Community School District, Multi-Ethnic Engineering and Sciences Association (MESA), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), Center for Diversity and Enrichment, African American Council, University Housing and Dining

If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Peterson, 319-335-5776 or