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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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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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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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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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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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UI celebrates ‘inspiring’ year for flood recovery

Photos from the flood of 2008 hang in the Pentacrest during a community celebration June 15. Three major arts buildings are opening this year after the original facilities were destroyed by the flood.

Eight years ago this month, the view from atop the Pentacrest was one of devastation.

Today, it’s one of inspiration.

The University of Iowa community came together June 15…

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Star Trek filmmaker on UI: ‘This is the place that shaped me’

Writer, director, and producer Nicholas Meyer, 68BA, is pictured at the University of Iowa Main Library’s current exhibit, “50 Years of Star Trek.”

Before it was the director’s chair in Hollywood, it was the seats of Iowa City’s movie theaters.

As a University of Iowa student, Nicholas Meyer wrote film reviews for the Daily Iowan, publishing some 400 columns before he…

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Hawkeye B1G Ten Championship Game Events!

2015 Big Ten Championship Game!

Congratulations to our Big Ten West Division Champion Iowa Hawkeyes, coached by Kirk Ferentz! The Hawks, the UI Alumni Association, and the National I-Club will travel to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship, where Iowa will face the East Division champion on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Lucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for approximately 8 p.m. EST.

Celebrate the conclusion of…

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