How to Avoid Awkward Thanksgiving Conversations – Dance Marathon Style

With Thanksgiving break just around the corner, we are anticipating a break from midterms, homework, and our busy lives.  Returning home for a week will allow us all to catch up on sleep and family time, two things we are all thankful for.  However, it’s also that time of year for the awkward family conversations … Continue reading How to Avoid Awkward Thanksgiving Conversations – Dance Marathon Style

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Dance Marathon Kiddos remembered at DIH Walk

On Friday, September 22nd, University of Iowa Dance Marathon families, dancers, and leadership members gathered at Lower City Park to participate in one of the most vital parts of the organization: honoring the memories of those who have lost their battles with pediatric cancer. These kiddos are referred to, in UIDM jargon, as Dancing in … Continue reading Dance Marathon Kiddos remembered at DIH Walk

What You Can Learn from Dancer Meetings

Once a month, Dance Marathon members come together to get updated on all things DM and get pumped for the month to come. Some people might hear the word meeting and think, “Ugh, not another thing where I’ll be talked at for an hour,” but dancer meetings are fun and lime-filled. Meetings are full of … Continue reading What You Can Learn from Dancer Meetings