Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tuesday Trivia: June 12, 2012

Tuesday Trivia Question:

Which TV show, aired during the ‘90s, featured a character named to honor Iowa’s Hayden Fry?

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

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Covering the Win

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently awarded Iowa Alumni Magazine a Circle of Excellence silver medal for the August 2011 cover on human trafficking. Congratulations to Art Director LeaAnn Henry for her continued excellence—you can see more of her work in our June 2012 issue, which is open to all alumni and friends.

> Iowa…

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Tuesday Trivia Answer: June 05, 2012

The answer to this week’s trivia question (Which two dorms on the University of Iowa’s west campus are connected by an underground tunnel?) is:

Quadrangle and Rienow Residence Halls.

Quadrangle was finished in 1920, partly financed by the United States Department of War and intended for use as military barracks during World War I. Rienow was built in 1966, and its counterpart—Rienow II—was…

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The Free Issue Has Landed

The newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine is now available, free for everyone to read at this link!

This month’s issue takes a fascinating look at Iowa history through the UI yearbook collection, which was recently digitized and made available online. We also feature engineering alumni who are changing how wastewater is treated, as well as caregivers who look after loved…

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“Once a Hawkeye…” May Winner

Congratulations to UIAA member Mark Quinn, 82MBA, our “Once a Hawkeye…” drawing winner for May and recipient of a great selection of University of Iowa items.

He says, “Once a Hawkeye… is both the privilege of having had our Iowa experiences help form our characters and the obligation that privilege implies. We should support our school financially so that our Iowa experiences…

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Tuesday Trivia: June 05, 2012

Tuesday Trivia Question:

Which two dorms on the University of Iowa’s west campus are connected by an underground tunnel?

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

Congratulations to last week’s winners, Cal Long, 00BA, and UI student Jacob Roberts!

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Hawkeye History: June 04, 1983

The University of Iowa had just taken possession of the Mayflower Apartments on Dubuque Street. Originally constructed in 1966 as a private apartment building, Mayflower offered room for over 1,000 students and suite-style living, where a kitchen and bath were shared with an adjoining room.

After weathering floods in 1993 and 2008, Mayflower has been repaired, renovated, and reopened to continue…

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Question of the Week: June 1, 2012

With the official start of summer just around the corner, some lucky Hawkeyes are going on vacation, while others dust off the outdoor furniture and get started on projects around the house. This week, we’re wondering:

How are you starting off your summer?

We’re expanding our patio and adding a touch of Hawkeye flavor with Paverart. It will be interesting to see…

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