Four-Time Dancer, Two-Time Runner

Ananya Munjal is a senior at the University of Iowa and is in the midst of her fourth year being involved with Dance Marathon.  She decided to get involved with Dance Marathon at the President’s Block Party her freshman year because the outgoing nature of the leadership team drew her in. She was not quite sure … Continue reading Four-Time Dancer, Two-Time Runner

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UIDM funds new MRI machine at Stead Family Children’s Hospital

Dance Marathon students raise funds that go towards many different things, from restaurant gift cards to parking passes to medicine to even the 11th floor of the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. To kick off the year in what Dance Marathon allocates its funds to, over $650,000 has been donated to purchase a … Continue reading UIDM funds new MRI machine at Stead Family Children’s Hospital

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