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Running Bare Because They Care

Brisk weather didn’t slow the nearly 75 students who took part in the Future Alumni Network’s Nearly Naked Mile on April 1. The annual event marked its ninth year this spring.

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Hawkeye Legends Lend a Hand

Former Hawkeye football players Abdul Hodge, fourth from left, and Chuck Hartlieb, fifth from left, joined members of the Paradise IOWA Club during a recent fundraiser for the Brett Greenwood Foundation.

Hartlieb, Hodge, Long, and Gable team up with IOWA Clubs this spring.

Members of the Paradise IOWA Club cheer on their Hawkeyes from more than a thousand miles away in…

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Holocaust Survivor and UI Alumnus Returns to Campus with New Book

Holocaust survivor Michael Bornstein, a 1966 doctoral graduate of the University of Iowa, will return to campus this month to read from his new book, Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz.

One of the youngest living survivors of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp, Bornstein will make a special stop at his alma mater while on…

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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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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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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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Lifelong Learning: The Personal Genome

Advances in human genetics over the past 30 years have enabled the emergence and growth of a “recreational genetics” marketplace.

Maybe you have considered purchasing a DNA test yourself from one of the varied companies in this market. Join us to hear from Bryant McAllister, UI associate biology professor and associate chair for undergraduate education, who will illustrate the science underlying these…

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Hawkeye Huddle is Saturday at Purdue

Huddle with us in West Lafayette!

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 from 9–11 a.m., EDT, for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette, IN 47906.

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…

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