Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

A Midwestern Tradition

It’s Homecoming week at Iowa!  After celebrating the University of Iowa’s annual tradition for more years than I care to admit, I got to wondering where/when “Homecoming” first came into being.

According to Wikipedia, “The tradition of Homecoming has its origins in alumni football games held at colleges and universities since the mid-19th century. Many schools lay claim to having the…

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Alec Scranton named interim dean of UI College of Engineering

University of Iowa Provost Wallace Loh has appointed Alec Scranton, professor and associate dean of academic programs in the UI College of Engineering, as interim dean of the College of Engineering, effective Oct. 1. (more >>)

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