The University of Iowa
Bill Nye

Bill Nye

Presented by
UI Lecture Committee
FREE; ticket required
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:30 pm

A collaboration between Hancher and the UI Lecture Committee

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.

Free tickets for this event will be available on March 30. UI students will be able to get tickets (limit 2) between 10 am and 1 pm. Tickets will be available to the general public (limit 2) beginning at 2 pm.

Support provided by the Cassandra S. Foens M.D. Fund and the F. Wendell Miller Fund.


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Bill Nye signs event posters for an after-show VIP meeting before “Extreme Weather: A Conversation with Bill Nye” at the U.S. Cellular Center on April 1, 2019. (Angeli Wright/
Daily Iowan - Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Bill Nye the Science Guy will give a lecture at Hancher Auditorium on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. The event, originally planned for Sept. 27, 2021, was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.

Bill Nye is coming to the University of Iowa
The Daily Iowan - Thursday, January 23, 2020

The University Lecture Committee will bring Bill Nye the Science Guy to the University of Iowa on April 14 as part of the 2019-20 academic year’s lecture series. The Emmy winner will visit the UI this spring to give a lecture to students.

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.