Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

FAN-tastic Student Group

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Goodbye, S.T.A.T. Hello, FAN!

The UI Alumni Association’s student organization has a new name. With the start of this semester, Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) has become the Future Alumni Network (FAN).

A staple of the UIAA for 37 years, the student organization celebrated its transition from S.T.A.T. to FAN with a launch party in January at the Iowa Memorial Union.

While FAN…

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Dexter Edson Smith: Our First Alumnus

An engraving of the University of Iowa’s Old Capitol, as it appeared in the 1860s. Image courtesy of UI Special Collections.

The University of Iowa has conferred 378,186 degrees since its founding in 1847, according to the most recent count by the Office of the Registrar in June 2016. That includes 112,575 BAs, 13,377 MDs, 20,527 PhDs, and exactly one BS in…

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Hansen: ‘We’re close to the point of no return’

Iowa alumnus and climate activist James Hansen earns an international award.

After studying under renowned UI physicist James Van Allen in the 1960s, James Hansen went on to make his own indelible mark in the scientific world by being among the first researchers to raise a red flag about climate change.

Today, four years after retiring as the longtime director of the…

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