Monthly Archives: October 2012

Membership Has Its Privileges

Iowa House Hotes

We’re pleased to announce a new UIAA member benefit—special rates at the Iowa House Hotel!

Only two blocks from downtown, the Iowa House is one of Iowa City’s premiere hotels, featuring complimentary breakfast, fitness facilities, and more. The hotel is conveniently located in the center of campus and within walking distance of many UI attractions and events.

UIAA members can now stay…

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Dog-Gone Happy!

Is there anything cuter than a fuzzy critter showing school spirit? We think not. Earlier this year, Las Vegas IOWA Club leader Kristy Hingtgen, 96BS, was unpacking a box of pom-poms—sent to her by the UIAA to use at Hawkeye gatherings—when she heard a rustling. She turned around to see little Owen getting into mischief.

Throughout the year, the UIAA helps…

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Where Are They Now? Aaron Kampman

Aaron Kampman, 02BA
Iowa linebacker and defensive end, 1998-2001

A four-year letterman at Iowa, Aaron Kampman started in 37 of his 44 games with the Hawkeyes. As a senior in 2001, Kampman led the Hawkeyes to their first winning record and bowl bid in four years. He finished his college career as a two-time academic All-American, a three-time all-Big Ten…

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Royal Lily

Here at the UIAA, we’re super proud of a remarkable student we came to know two years ago through our Iowa Voyagers program. This year’s UI Homecoming Queen, Lily Allen-Duenas, traveled in 2010 on our “Operation Romania” service trip, which offers scholarships to deserving young people who wish to make a difference in the world. While there, she nurtured and…

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A Floating Enterprise

Several weeks ago, when Homecoming 2012 plans began to formulate, the UIAA’s S.T.A.T. Ambassadors decided to create a parade float on behalf of the UIAA. The idea was to give a visual representation of how the alumni association connects graduates back to campus, no matter where they live. We located a model of the Old Capitol created several years ago…

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Homecoming Memories

What a beautiful weekend we experienced in Iowa City for the 100th anniversary of Homecoming! The weather proved perfect for the parade and concert, spirits ran high, and the Hawkeyes capped it off with a 31-13 victory against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, once again capturing Floyd of Rosedale!!

On Friday, the UI Alumni Association hosted two welcome tents—one on Washington Street…

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