Monthly Archives: May 2013

Put the Work in Network

In today’s job market, you can never spend too much time building up your professional network. Whether it’s someone you had a chance conversation with in line for coffee or a new contact you made on LinkedIn, every professional connection can turn into a future job interview or recommendation.

On Wednesday, June 5, the UI Alumni Association will host “Make Your…

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Hawkeyes Around the World

On Saturday, May 18, 107 people gathered at the Bangi Golf Resort in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They came to catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and reminisce about the one thing they all have in common—the University of Iowa. Currently, 430 UI alumni call Malaysia home, making it the fourth largest population of alumni outside the…

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Remembering a Hawkeye Legend

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Jim Zabel, whose voice kept Hawkeye radio listeners entertained and on the edge of their seats for more than half a century, passed away yesterday in his Scottsdale, Ariz., home at the age of 91. For many, Zabel’s voice is the voice of the Hawkeyes.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association had the privilege of working with…

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Are You a Hometown Hawkeye?

“Neola has a doctor now. And Romano is his name. We welcome him with bright good cheer! Tra-la, tra-la, tra-la, la, la, la, la!

Some 50 years later, Susan Sweeney, 84MA, still remembers singing that ditty along with her school friends, part of a special choir organized to welcome a new doctor to Neola, Iowa. To the residents of this community…

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Take Your Career to the Next Level with the UIAA

On Wednesday, June 5, the University of Iowa Alumni Association and Pomerantz Career Center will host a career workshop at the Coralville Public Library for alumni and friends that are looking to change career paths, get a promotion, or simply enhance their résumé and networking skills. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, this two-part workshop is…

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Where In The World Is Herky?

Have you always wanted to see the world? Is there one country or continent that you just have to visit in your lifetime? The University of Iowa Alumni Association’s Iowa Voyagers are proud to bring dozens of exciting travel packages to our members and friends of the university. From exhilarating excursions to calming cruises, Iowa Voyagers work to make travel…

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Congratulations, Class of 2013!

Dear May Graduates,

Congratulations on completing your final semester! The days of late-night study sessions in the library, finishing papers after the sunrise, and walking to class in the rain and snow are a thing of the past—it’s time to celebrate! While your days of cramming for a test may be behind you, your relationship with the university continues on. Stay…

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Experience the Magic Behind the Ardore Quartet Yourself

The UIAA’s Lifelong Learning program is honored to present two behind-the-scenes opportunities with the Ardore String Quartet in western Iowa. On Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with Elizabeth Oakes, University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program Coordinator, and the Ardore String Quartet as they perform some of their favorite compositions, answer…

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Dodging for Dreams and Glory

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On Sunday, April 28, a collection of UI students sauntered down Kinnick Stadium’s south bleachers and onto Iowa’s most illustrious playing surface. Unlike the football team that held its annual Spring Game a day earlier, these competitors weren’t here to catch balls—they were here to dodge them.

This past Sunday, the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s student organization, Students Today, Alumni…

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