Running Bare Because They Care

Brisk weather didn’t slow the nearly 75 students who took part in the Future Alumni Network’s Nearly Naked Mile on April 1. The annual event marked its ninth year this spring.

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Bringing an Ancient Craft to the World

A group of University of Iowa alumni visited bag weavers in Laos in March. Standing, from left to right, are Bill Newbrough, Cherie Shreck, Cheryl Arvidson, and Bob Shreck. Photo courtesy of the Cheryl Arvidson.

The following article was submitted by Cheryl Arvidson, 69BA, a Des Moines native and former editor at the Daily Iowan who is…

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Hawkeye Legends Lend a Hand

Former Hawkeye football players Abdul Hodge, fourth from left, and Chuck Hartlieb, fifth from left, joined members of the Paradise IOWA Club during a recent fundraiser for the Brett Greenwood Foundation.

Hartlieb, Hodge, Long, and Gable team up with IOWA Clubs this spring.

Members of the Paradise IOWA Club cheer on their Hawkeyes from more than a thousand miles away in…

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Spring Webinars Will Help You Achieve Career Satisfaction

 

With this new season comes fresh opportunities to receive expert business advice that will help you grow in your career.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association invites all students and alumni to participate in our free career webinars every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. (CST and CDT). Join us live online for these upcoming sessions:

March 15, 2017: “Build Stronger Relationships…

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Holocaust Survivor and UI Alumnus Returns to Campus with New Book

Holocaust survivor Michael Bornstein, a 1966 doctoral graduate of the University of Iowa, will return to campus this month to read from his new book, Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz.

One of the youngest living survivors of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp, Bornstein will make a special stop at his alma mater while on…

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FAN-tastic Student Group

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Goodbye, S.T.A.T. Hello, FAN!

The UI Alumni Association’s student organization has a new name. With the start of this semester, Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) has become the Future Alumni Network (FAN).

A staple of the UIAA for 37 years, the student organization celebrated its transition from S.T.A.T. to FAN with a launch party in January at the Iowa Memorial Union.

While FAN…

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Dexter Edson Smith: Our First Alumnus

An engraving of the University of Iowa’s Old Capitol, as it appeared in the 1860s. Image courtesy of UI Special Collections.

The University of Iowa has conferred 378,186 degrees since its founding in 1847, according to the most recent count by the Office of the Registrar in June 2016. That includes 112,575 BAs, 13,377 MDs, 20,527 PhDs, and exactly one BS in…

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Hansen: ‘We’re close to the point of no return’

Iowa alumnus and climate activist James Hansen earns an international award.

After studying under renowned UI physicist James Van Allen in the 1960s, James Hansen went on to make his own indelible mark in the scientific world by being among the first researchers to raise a red flag about climate change.

Today, four years after retiring as the longtime director of the…

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New Year, New Career Outlook

Start the New Year right by receiving tips from business experts on how to reach your career resolutions. The University of Iowa Alumni Association invites all students and alumni to take advantage of these free live webinars every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. (CST). Join us online for these upcoming sessions:

Jan. 11, 2017: “Discover Yourself” about developing good habits…

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Huddle with us in Tampa!

Join us from 4 to 6 p.m. (EST) Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, for the Outback Bowl Hawkeye Huddle in Paradise!

This free event will be at Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602.

Hosted by the UI Alumni Association and Athletics Development, this event includes a live DJ, door prizes, Herky, the Iowa Spirit Squads, and special Hawkeye guests. Food…

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