Monthly Archives: January 2012

Don't Forget Your Tickets!

Attention, UIAA members: If you’re a Hawk fan, you will love this. You can receive one free admission to certain UI athletic events, an exclusive member benefit! From swimming and diving to Iowa track and field, these are great family-friendly activities—perfect for a wintry day. Just be sure to bring your membership card!

Go, Hawks!

Jennifer Lynch
Assistant Director of Membership and Marketing

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Don’t Forget Your Tickets!

Attention, UIAA members: If you’re a Hawk fan, you will love this. You can receive one free admission to certain UI athletic events, an exclusive member benefit! From swimming and diving to Iowa track and field, these are great family-friendly activities—perfect for a wintry day. Just be sure to bring your membership card!

Go, Hawks!

Jennifer Lynch
Assistant Director of Membership and Marketing

Posted in Advancement News, Hawkeye Sports | 2 Responses

Hawkeye History: January 18, 1981

Plans for the grand opening of the Old Capitol Mall were announced. The three anchor stores were JC Penney, Osco Drug, and Younkers, and other businesses slated to open included a cheese shop, record shop, delicatessen, theater, and a sporting goods store. Today, the center is home to many UI offices and services, including the University Bookstore and a QuickCare…

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Tuesday Trivia: January 17, 2012

Which former Hawkeye from 1993-96 was notoriously known for shooting 30-foot jump shots?

Submit your answer here for a chance to win a prize: http://wordpress.iowalum.com/trivia.

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Hawkeye History: January 16, 1994

Record low temperatures swept across Eastern Iowa, but second semester classes resumed on schedule despite the weather. The low for the day was -19 degrees. Today’s forecasted low temperature in Iowa City is a comparatively balmy 23 degrees.

Did you know?

- Garth Brooks announced that he would play a show at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and tickets would cost $17.75 each.

- The UI…

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Hawkeye History: January 15, 1969

Led Zeppelin performed a concert in the IMU Main Lounge. The group was on its first American tour and had just recorded its first studio album. After receiving a standing ovation, the band performed an encore for the excited audience.

Did you know?

- A meatball sub sandwich could be purchased in downtown Iowa City for 95 cents.

- Students could take care…

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UIAA Week in Review: Jan. 09-13, 2012

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It Was Nice While It Lasted

It looks like a winter wonderland today on campus, and the 60-degree weather we enjoyed last Thursday stands in stark contrast. What’s the weather like where you are?

Related post: Surviving Winter

 

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Hawkeye History: January 11, 1975

The UI put the finishing touches on its new, no-fare campus bus system. Now known as Cambus, the student-operated system aimed to connect the east and west campuses and alleviate parking congestion.

Did you know?

- Mayflower Residence Hall was still a private apartment building, offering rent starting at $83 a month.

- The James Bond film “Diamonds are Forever” was playing at…

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Roast Guinea Pig on the Menu?

Traveling can often present some opportunities to sample cuisines of other cultures.  If you’re adventurous, you can try various local delicacies.  Iowa Voyagers on a recent cultural immersion trip to Cuenca, Ecuador tasted roast guinea pig, eaten there much as we eat chicken wings.  Daring eater or not, you can enjoy the Iowa Voyagers Cuenca cultural immersion program or any of…

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