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Hawkeye Business Futures

All along the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor, creative enterprises and innovative coworking spaces continue to bring new life to the area’s growing business district. Just imagine what changes the future may bring!

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the UI Alumni Association, the Iowa City Area Development Group, and Innovative Software Engineering (ISE), invite you to the grand opening ceremony and an alumni…

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Find the Start-Up in You

Today’s job market is all about delivering results. Every position has goals attached to it, and most have certain parameters that indicate an employee’s success. As the nation’s job market continues to favor a more entrepreneurial approach, job seekers must adapt their philosophies and strategies to match employers’ current expectations.

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Ben Casnocha, co-author of the New York…

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Hawkeye Huddle at the 2014 Outback Bowl

Are you in Tampa to watch the Hawkeyes take on the LSU Tigers in the 2014 Outback Bowl? Join us for a special Hawkeye Huddle on Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. ET at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Fla.

Iowa River Landing, featuring Herky on Parade 2, proudly presents the 2014 Outback Bowl Hawkeye…

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Happy Holidays from the University of Iowa Alumni Association

During this season of giving and reflection, we would like to thank all of you for your help and support in 2013. The University of Iowa is a special place, and we’re honored to be your connection to the institution that helped shape your life.

Happy holidays from all us at the UIAA—and best wishes in the year to come.

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The Perfect Age

Editor’s Note: According to a recent online poll by Harris Interactive, the average American adult ranks 50 as the best year of life. In this month’s edition of Iowa Alumni Magazine, we asked people in all different stages of life what the perfect age is for them. Here are some of our favorite responses:

“I’m liking 40 a lot. Old enough to…

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Going Up?

In today’s hyper-competitive job market, it’s important to seize every opportunity to be noticed. Research shows that hiring managers spend as little as six seconds reviewing the average resume, and that interviewers know within two minutes whether they are going to bring a candidate back for a second interview. If someone asked you to provide a quick message about your…

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Hawkeye Huddle at Nebraska

Come give thanks for Hawkeyes and Iowa football at the season’s last Hawkeye Huddle on Friday, Nov. 29, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. CT at the Embassy Suites-Downtown, 1040 P Street, Lincoln, Neb. Enjoy a number of fun pregame festivities before Iowa takes on Nebraska in its final Big Ten contest.

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2013 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle…

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What’s Ailing D.C.?

Perhaps the best word to describe today’s political atmosphere in Washington, D.C. is “tumultuous.” While our nation has faced various threats throughout history, the current political divide between Democrats and Republicans in Congress presents the biggest modern-day obstacle to improving our political system. What can America do to end this gridlock?

On Monday, Nov. 11, the UIAA proudly features former Iowa…

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Hawkeye Huddle at Purdue

Join us for the second to last Hawkeye Huddle of the football season this Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. ET at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, Ind. Come enjoy a number of pregame festivities with fellow Hawkeyes before Iowa takes on Purdue.

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2013 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle…

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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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