Daily Archives: October 7, 2011

Herky Goes to Washington!

Earlier this week, the UI’s No. 1 advocate—Herky—visited our nation’s capitol.  While many might hope the visit was in conjunction with a presidential bid announcement, Herky’s appearance was actually part of the University of Iowa’s Hawkeye Caucus.  An advocacy initiative, Hawkeye Caucus is an effort to engage legislators in support of the UI at both the federal and state levels.

While…

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Two nights ago, I turned on my MacBook Pro to learn that Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and one of the greatest innovators of our time, had passed away. My Facebook newsfeed was inundated with inspirational quotes from Jobs, as well as a video from a 2005 commencement address he delivered at Stanford University. It seemed everyone wanted to…

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