Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hawkeye History: December 22, 1910

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company cleared the area above the Coralville Dam, leaving four miles of thick and smooth ice downstream on the Iowa River.  The Daily Iowan declared “the skating to be excellent.”

Did you know?

-       In intramural basketball action, the Liberal Arts team beat the Medics 13-8, playing on the Armory floor.

-       Local drugstores offered Ponds…

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"Once a Hawkeye…" December Winner

Congratulations to UIAA member Melvyn Drucker, our “Once a Hawkeye…” winner of two men’s basketball tickets and lunch at the Vine! You can enter our monthly drawings simply by telling us what “Once A Hawkeye…” means to you.

Need some ideas? You can read other entries, including Melvyn’s, at wordpress.iowalum.com/onceahawkeye.

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“Once a Hawkeye…” December Winner

Congratulations to UIAA member Melvyn Drucker, our “Once a Hawkeye…” winner of two men’s basketball tickets and lunch at the Vine! You can enter our monthly drawings simply by telling us what “Once A Hawkeye…” means to you.

Need some ideas? You can read other entries, including Melvyn’s, at wordpress.iowalum.com/onceahawkeye.

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Holiday Greetings Worldwide

Holiday Greetings Worldwide

With holiday greetings being sent and received this time of year in many parts of the world, I was pleased to see the following list that gives greetings in many different languages. This seems perfect to share with our alumni, friends, and travelers around the world.  Peace to all of you from the Iowa Voyagers!

French: Joyeuses Fêtes

Spanish: Felices Fiestas

Swedish:…

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Hawkeye History: December 20, 1996

The Iowa football team geared up to play Texas Tech in the 1996 Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. On Dec. 29, the Iowa squad pulled out a dominating 27-0 win over Texas Tech.

Did you know?

-       The 1996 Sun Bowl marked Iowa’s 15th bowl appearance – the 13th under head coach Hayden Fry.

-       The Macarena was the current dance craze.

-       Friends,…

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Need Short-Term Health Insurance?

Is a Band-Aid your current form of health insurance? What if a Band-Aid isn’t enough—are you prepared? You might be active and healthy now, but an expensive accident or unexpected illness can happen at any time, leading to financial burden. Also, going without coverage now may lead to difficulty securing immediate coverage in the future.

The UI Alumni Association partners with…

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Hawkeye Holiday Contest

Ask a group of people to describe what they enjoy about the holidays, and many will talk about spending time with their families.  As of this month, I am pleased to join the family here at the UI Alumni Association as the new web editor.  In the coming weeks, I look forward to engaging with our extended family – the…

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See You at the Insight Bowl Hawkeye Huddle!

Join us on December 29 for a Hawkeye Huddle prior to the Insight Bowl. The Hawkeye Huddle, brought to you by the UI Alumni Association and the National I-Club, includes cash refreshments and concessions and features special guest speakers, Herky, the Hawkeye Marching Band, and the Iowa Spirit Squad.

Time:
December 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. MST

Location:
Phoenix Convention…

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A White Christmas in New England

This past weekend, my family gathered to celebrate one of its oldest traditions. From the time my parents first entrusted me to hang their most delicate ornaments on the tree, we have gathered each year by the light of a roaring fire to enjoy Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Although we have seen the film countless times, my mother’s…

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Win Men’s Basketball Tickets

It’s the last week to be entered in our drawing to win two men’s basketball tickets for the Iowa vs. Ohio State game on Saturday, January 7, 2012, and lunch at The Vine restaurant in Coralville.

To enter, share what the phrase “Once a Hawkeye…” means to you. Many people respond to the UIAA’s tagline with “always a Hawkeye,” but we’ve…

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