Monthly Archives: June 2013

See the Wide World of Sports with the UIAA

The UI Alumni Association proudly offers our members the chance to attend some of the most sought-after sporting events in the country. Whether you fancy bowl games, basketball tournaments, or “bucket list” professional competitions, you can rest assured that our programs department and Hawkeye Sports Travel, our athletic tour provider, will deliver an outstanding travel experience. Take a look at…

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Welcoming a New Batch of Hawkeyes

Orientation 2013 is under way! Twice each week, incoming students arrive on campus to learn what being a UI student is all about. As always, the UI Alumni Association and our student group, S.T.A.T. (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow), will host a booth at each event to greet new Hawkeyes and encourage them to join our ranks.

S.T.A.T. provides students multiple ways…

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Problems in Prisons

Editor’s Note: The following appears in the UI Alumni Association’s June edition of Iowa Alumni Magazine.

Though the Iowa Department of Corrections has one of the country’s lowest recidivism rates, 30.8 percent of inmates return to prison within three years of discharge. Recidivism rates are even greater among the many prisoners with mental illness, who often lack sufficient treatment services in…

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Enjoy the Chicago Skyline with Fellow Hawkeyes

On Thursday, June 27, the UI Alumni Association will host an exciting young alumni event at the Metropolitan Club in Chicago. Located on the 66th and 67th floors of Willis Tower, this exclusive venue offers some of the best views of downtown Chicago. Come enjoy an evening of complimentary cocktails and appetizers as you network with other young professionals.

Whether you…

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Flooded with Memories

On Friday, June 13, 2008, the Iowa River bursts its banks, washing across the University of Iowa campus. After record winter snowfalls and abundant spring rains, water flowed over Coralville Lake’s emergency spillway and crested at a whopping 717 feet. Downstream, things proved just as bleak. In Iowa City, the river crested at 31.5 feet—about two feet lower than predicted,…

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Celebrate the Red, White, and Blue with Iowa Brew

Last year, the University of Iowa Alumni Association hosted a Flag Day celebration at Backpocket Brewing in Coralville. Where young UI alumni could meet new friends and catch up with their peers. The event was so successful, we just had to do it again.

On Friday, June 14, we invite UI alumni to join us for our second annual Flag Day…

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One Weekend, One Spirit, Countless Hawkeyes

Each fall, the University of Iowa and UI Alumni Association proudly host a special weekend for alumni. Homecoming is about celebrating your time on campus and reflecting back on some of the best years of your lives. Many of you met your best friends here in Iowa City. Maybe you even met your spouse in the shadow of the Old…

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