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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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New Year, New Career Outlook

Start the New Year right by receiving tips from business experts on how to reach your career resolutions. The University of Iowa Alumni Association invites all students and alumni to take advantage of these free live webinars every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. (CST). Join us online for these upcoming sessions:

Jan. 11, 2017: “Discover Yourself” about developing good habits…

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Huddle with us in Tampa!

Join us from 4 to 6 p.m. (EST) Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, for the Outback Bowl Hawkeye Huddle in Paradise!

This free event will be at Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602.

Hosted by the UI Alumni Association and Athletics Development, this event includes a live DJ, door prizes, Herky, the Iowa Spirit Squads, and special Hawkeye guests. Food…

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Then and Now: The UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

A look back at the early days of pediatric care at UI, in pictures.

Last month, university and community members received their first glimpse inside the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital at a dedication ceremony and two open houses.

The completion of the $360-million, 12-story tower—which will begin serving patients later this winter—marks a new chapter in a nearly century-long…

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Tom Brokaw’s Papers Find a Home at UI

Tom Brokaw is introduced before the Iowa football game against Michigan on Nov. 12 at Kinnick Stadium. Photo: Brian Ray/hawkeyesports.com.

Tom Brokaw spent his career reporting on what was new in the world. Now, Brokaw has turned his attention to history—and he’s partnering with the University of Iowa to help preserve it.

The legendary NBC newsman and one-time University of Iowa…

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Back to the Beach

For most Hawkeye football fans, traveling to a bowl game means purchasing flight tickets, making hotel reservations, and packing suitcases. For Diane Lane and her fellow members of the Tampa Bay IOWA Club, bowl trips often mean tossing on a Hawkeye T-shirt and driving across town.

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Pregame Hawkeye Huddle is Saturday in Illinois

Huddle with us in Champaign!

Join us from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (CST) Saturday, Nov. 15, 2016, for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), 201 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and UI Alumni Association,…

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Climb the Professional Ladder With Our Career Webinars

The University of Iowa Alumni Association offers all students and alumni free access to live webinars that provide valuable career advice. Join distinguished career experts online every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. (CST), including these upcoming events:

Nov. 16, 2016: “21 Steps to Better Relationships: Find More Balance With Others.”
Dec. 7, 2016: “The Realities of Career Search and Candidate Experience.”
Dec….

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