Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Once a Hawkeye, always a Hawkeye first!”

The UIAA’s tagline, “Once a Hawkeye…” is open-ended to recognize that members, alumni, and friends have unique memories and stories about being a Hawkeye. Some associate our tagline with their continuing support of the UI and memories from their time on campus, others automatically think of their family and home.

We encourage all our alumni and friends to tell us what…

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Put Your Best Face Forward with Facebook

Businesses no longer hire solely based off of your resume, written recommendations, and interview skills. Today, your online profile can play a major role in a recruiter’s final decision. Social media has changed the way we communicate with our friends and family, and it has changed the way businesses look at potential employees.

On Wednesday, May 1, the UIAA will feature…

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Hawkeye Happy Hour: Let’s Get Technical

In an increasingly global market, the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields are vital to regional and national economic growth. On Friday, May 10, the University of Iowa Alumni Association and the Iowa City Area Development Group will host an industry-focused happy hour at the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel.

Join us for a two-hour open house and networking reception emphasizing…

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Hey, Hawkeye

“I ate apple pie and ice cream—it was getting better as I got deeper into Iowa, the pie bigger, the ice cream richer.” –Jack Kerouac

Both my parents are Iowans. My father grew up in Rockwell City; my mother grew up in Diagonal. I was born right here in Iowa City. I went to elementary school in the Quad Cities. There…

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Get Away With The UIAA

April showers bring May flowers (and flooded basements). May flowers bring sunshine (hopefully) and vacation plans. As the summer season approaches many of us can’t help but dream about that weekend in a lakeside cabin or that dream golf getaway. Here at the UIAA, we’re happy to offer our members travel benefits that help make their trips just a little…

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Why Won’t They Budge?

Negotiation skills are important in the office and at home. Whether it’s coming to terms on a complicated business deal or on an agreeable bedtime for your children, recognizing what the other party wants—and how you can come to an amicable agreement—is an essential asset to have.

In conjunction with the Iowa State and University of Northern Iowa alumni associations, the…

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Sending Seniors Off in Style

For every student who enrolls at the University of Iowa the time inevitably comes to move on. For some grad school may be in their immediate future, others will begin a career in their selected field. This is a time of great excitement and anticipation. The University of Iowa Alumni Association and RiverFest are proud to offer this…

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The Last Flight of Petr Ginz: Behind the Scenes

This month’s Iowa Alumni Magazine feature article discusses how University of Iowa alumnus Churchill Roberts came to tell the story of Petr Ginz, an inspiring young boy killed in the Holocaust. Read more about what went into the making of Roberts’ latest documentary, The Last Flight of Petr Ginz, in this Iowa Alumni Magazine exclusive:

Standing in a former concentration camp…

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Celebrating 10 Years on Campus


The University of Iowa Alumni Association would like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) last weekend. More than 250 UI students and alumni attended the weekend’s festivities, which included an official rededication and ribbon-cutting ceremony, a community celebration, greetings from Vince Nelson, University of Iowa Alumni Association…

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A Weekend of Revelries and Reflections

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and College of Nursing carry solid reputations and national rankings. While graduates of both programs surely hold their college’s accolades in high esteem, they likely will tell you that the best thing they picked up while studying at the University of Iowa was the camaraderie and support of peers who were just as committed…

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