Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wintering in Europe

Iowa Voyagers is offering a unique opportunity to spend some time in Europe this holiday season! From November 29-December 6, cozy Christmas markets, quaint shops and restaurants, and festive charms await the adventurous traveler in Bavaria and Austria. Sightseeing highlights include Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, Benedictine Abbey in Melk, the Fine Arts Museum and St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, and the…

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Adventures in Art & Space

What do the University of Iowa, NASA, and contemporary art have in common? On September 19, all three will be combined for a special event you don’t want to miss!

On August 24, NASA launched twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) in a mission established to investigate the dynamic environment of the Earth’s Van Allen radiation belts—a key discovery by UI…

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Adventures in Art & Space

What do the University of Iowa, NASA, and contemporary art have in common? On September 19, all three will be combined for a special event you don’t want to miss!

On August 24, NASA launched twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) in a mission established to investigate the dynamic environment of the Earth’s Van Allen radiation belts—a key discovery by UI…

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Social Media and Politics

Since Americans discovered political blogging during the Howard Dean Iowa campaign of 2003, online social interactive media—like blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms—have grown to power, prominence, and popularity in campaigns and elections. We will examine how we arrived at a place where anyone can pose as a journalist, and candidates are more wary of cell phones than news…

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Hawkeye Huddle in the Windy City

The Hawkeyes kick off the football season in Chicago on Saturday September 1 at 2:30 p.m. when they take on Northern Illinois at Soldier Field. Join us for the Hawkeye Huddle on Friday, August 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the Navy Pier Ballroom, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago.

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2012 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away football…

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Return to Iowa City for Homecoming

Help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Homecoming at the University of Iowa September 28-29. Join us in Iowa City for a weekend of college events and university-wide festivities including reunions, tailgates, and the big game against Minnesota. Visit the UIAA welcome tent along the parade route on Clinton Street Friday night for family-friendly games and a chance to win Hawkeye souvenirs.

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“Once a Hawkeye…” July Winner

Congratulations to Bethany Tetzlaff, our “Once a Hawkeye…” drawing winner for July and recipient of a great selection of University of Iowa items.

She says, “Once a Hawkeye… always a Hawkeye. I’ve lived across the country near other colleges in enemy territory, but I always stay true to my team, even when they don’t do as well. The Iowa spirit is…

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Tuesday Trivia Answer: August 7, 2012

The answer to this week’s trivia (“Which world-renowned architect designed the Iowa Advanced Technology Lab building on campus?”) is Frank Gehry.

Designed in 1987 and completed in 1992, the building represents one of Gehry’s earlier designs with metal panels cladding the exterior structure. Other notable buildings to use the technique include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim…

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Movin' On Up

Whether you just graduated this year or you’ve been out of school for decades, the experience of moving never seems to get any easier for many. After completing three moves in the past five years, I can definitely understand why there are perfectly good and usable items hanging out in dumpsters on moving day. UIAA members can take advantage of…

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Movin’ On Up

Whether you just graduated this year or you’ve been out of school for decades, the experience of moving never seems to get any easier for many. After completing three moves in the past five years, I can definitely understand why there are perfectly good and usable items hanging out in dumpsters on moving day. UIAA members can take advantage of…

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