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Welcome Home, Hawkeyes!

For more than 100 years, we’ve been welcoming alumni back to Iowa City for Homecoming.

From the annual parade that winds through downtown, to the corn monument constructed by engineering students on the Pentacrest, to the big game itself at Kinnick Stadium, Homecoming has been a fall tradition at the University of Iowa since 1912.

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Record Number Run in Kickoff to Kinnick

When the Hawkeye football team traveled to Rutgers on Sept. 24, another group of athletes swarmed the field at Kinnick Stadium.

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Huddle up before the Rutgers game

Huddle with us in New York!

Join us from 6-8 p.m., EDT, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016  for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Sheraton New York, 811 7th Ave. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019.

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, Hawkeye Huddles include snacks,…

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Postcards from alumni give record freshman class a warm welcome

University of Iowa alumni from around the country wrote more than 2,500 postcards to first-year students this summer.

A record number of incoming freshmen will arrive on the University of Iowa campus in the coming weeks. But big numbers hardly equate to an impersonal college experience, as many first-year students are learning even before arriving in Iowa City.

Freshmen-to-be from around…

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Button up for prize-filled football Fridays

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz shows off one of last year’s rivalry buttons, “Cat-Nipped,” ahead of the September 2015 game against the Pittsburgh Panthers.

Black and Gold Fridays and rivalry buttons returning to campus

The UI Alumni Association and the UI Athletics Department once again invite you to show your Hawkeye pride and win cool prizes by wearing black and gold…

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Alumni Make Their Mark on UI Game Balls


Members of the Dallas-Fort Worth IOWA Club toured the Big Game USA football factory this spring in Dallas. Hawkeye alumni and friends signed the inside lining of the game balls that will be used by the Iowa football team this season.


Members of the Dallas-Fort Worth IOWA Club toured the Big Game USA football factory this spring in Dallas. Hawkeye alumni…

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Open for Business


Whether you’re a new graduate searching for your first full-time job or a seasoned professional preparing for retirement, you’ll want to check out the UI Alumni Association’s free weekly career webinar series. All you need is an Internet connection to watch experts give valuable career advice on everything from networking to negotiating a salary.

Mark your calendars now to join us…

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Meet the UIAA’s 2016 Voyagers student volunteers

All travelersAll travelers

The UIAA has been sending students overseas for volunteer service trips since 2005 with Magid Scholarships. Pictured here is Lily Allen-Duenas, who worked with children in Romania in 2010.

Cuba lies less than 100 miles from Florida, but for decades, few Americans have visited the neighboring island nation.

In June, two University of Iowa students will experience Cuba firsthand as part…

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Takin’ Care of Business

Are you ready to launch your career, take the next steps toward a promotion, or find a new job in a different field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association offers a FREE webinar series to help you reach your career goals!

Join national experts each week online to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as salary negotiation, interview…

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Need Career Advice? We Can Help!

Your UI Alumni Association membership includes access to our free weekly career Webinars, where national experts offer valuable tips and insights to help you reach your professional goals.

Here’s a list of upcoming events you can participate in from the convenience of your home computer:

“Business Relationships That Last: Five Steps to Transform Contacts” on March 16, 2016, 7-8 p.m. CDT, where…

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