Monthly Archives: October 2013

Get Your Brand Together

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon

Facebook and Twitter aren’t just for sharing jokes and photos with your friends anymore. Take one look at your newsfeed and you’ll see that companies big and small have turned to social media to help them connect with consumers…

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Thank You, Tailgate Style

We love our members! Without you, our Lifelong Learning events, career networking workshops, Iowa Voyagers travel opportunities, and award-winning Iowa Alumni Magazine would not be possible. To show our appreciation, we’re honored to host the annual UIAA Members’ Tailgate this Saturday, Nov. 2, before the Iowa vs. Wisconsin football game at Kinnick Stadium.

From 8 to 10 a.m. at the UI…

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Coming Back for the Future

In 2003, the Latino and Native American Alumni Alliance (LANA3) was created to help Latino and Native American alumni stay connected with the University of Iowa. As part of our initiative to keep UI alumni engaged with the university, the UIAA continually looks for new ways to help LANA3 provide a supportive voice for Latino and Native American students and…

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The Right to Bear Arms

Few issues in this country remain as polarizing as the debate on gun control. Just one sentence in length, the Second Amendment is open to countless interpretations and disagreements regarding whether situations exist when an individual should be denied this constitutional right. In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court began to address this contentious issue.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the UIAA invites…

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Show Your Black-And-Gold Pride for Halloween

Ghouls, goblins, princesses, and pirates will soon darken America’s porches when trick-or-treating commences in just a few short weeks!

Many of you are probably busy spookifying your homes for the fall tradition, and we have a fun way you can show Halloween Hawkeye pride. Try our Hawkeye-themed pumpkin carving template. When you’re finished, we’d love to see your carving skills. Send…

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Hawkeye Huddle at Ohio State

Join us for the next Hawkeye Huddle on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. ET at the Fawcett Center on the Ohio State University campus. Come enjoy pregame festivities in the company of fellow Hawkeyes!

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2013 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away football games. These free gatherings, hosted by the UI Alumni…

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Documenting Conscience

Freedom Summer (also known to as the Mississippi Summer Project) was a campaign launched in June 1964 to register previously unregistered African-American voters in Mississippi. In what would become a significant turning point in the U.S. civil rights movement, hundreds of volunteers from across the country traveled to Mississippi to join this ambitious movement.

The campaign met with strong opposition from…

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Eat and Meet in Des Moines

Leave the intrastate rivalry at the door! In cooperation with the Iowa State and University of Northern Iowa alumni associations, the UIAA proudly invites alumni to attend the first networking lunch of the season at Dos Rios Cantina and Tequila Lounge in Des Moines on Thursday, Oct. 17. Graduates from each of these universities are encouraged to come enjoy a…

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Win the Ultimate Big Ten Football Experience

BMW wants to give you the Ultimate Big Ten Football Experience! As the official luxury automobile of the Big Ten, BMW is offering fans the chance to win tickets to select 2013 football games as well as VIP access to the 2013 Big Ten Football Championship in Indianapolis on Dec. 7, 2013. One grand prize winner will receive two tickets…

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Coming Home

It’s a busy week here at the UI Alumni Association. Our board of directors is in town for its biannual meeting, IOWA Club leaders have arrived for their yearly workshop, and, of course, we’re in the midst of Homecoming festivities.

Homecoming is a time for you to reflect fondly on your college days, to share memories and anecdotes, to…

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