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Celebrating 10 Years on Campus

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The University of Iowa Alumni Association would like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) last weekend. More than 250 UI students and alumni attended the weekend’s festivities, which included an official rededication and ribbon-cutting ceremony, a community celebration, greetings from Vince Nelson, University of Iowa Alumni Association…

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There’s No “Brrrr” in Bare

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On Saturday, March 10, nearly 200 UI students and community members shed nearly all their clothes to benefit Iowa City’s United Action for Youth. Despite the constant rain and near-freezing temperatures, participants came out in force for the fifth annual Nearly Naked Mile at Gibson Square on the UI campus. Sponsored by the UIAA’s S.T.A.T. Ambassadors, the event asks participants…

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Glowing Report

From the hundreds of events that took place on campus over the past year, the UI selected two sponsored by the alumni association to showcase in its online annual report.

The photo gallery “Year in Photos” featured 27 images of diverse happenings, including a visit by President Obama, Hawkeye football action, and an archaeological dig. Colorful shots from the…

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All the News You Need

 

A new customizable email subscription service makes it easier than ever for alumni and friends to stay up-to-date with news and information from the University of Iowa.

Earlier this year, the UI launched its Iowa Now website (http://now.uiowa.edu) as the prime source for multimedia stories from all areas of campus. Now, subscribers can choose the kinds of stories that arrive in…

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Iowa Homecoming History: 1953

The Dramatic Art Guild won the grand prize for their “Showboat” float in the Homecoming Parade on October 23, 1953.

The next day, following Iowa’s 19-13 win over Indiana, fans gathered for the ceremonial burning of the Corn Monument. Students writing for the Hawkeye yearbook noted that “Homecoming at SUI would never be complete without the corn monument, a football victory,…

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100 Days until the 100th Anniversary of UI Homecoming!

For the past century, thousands of Hawkeyes have returned to their alma mater for the annual Homecoming weekend. Iowa City welcomes these loyal alumni with floats, parades, reunions, and, of course, a great football game. We look forward to welcoming you back again this fall on September 29 for the big centennial celebration!

The Homecoming Council has been busy over the…

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The Free Issue Has Landed

The newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine is now available, free for everyone to read at this link!

This month’s issue takes a fascinating look at Iowa history through the UI yearbook collection, which was recently digitized and made available online. We also feature engineering alumni who are changing how wastewater is treated, as well as caregivers who look after loved…

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President Obama Stops in Iowa City

President Barack Obama visited a capacity crowd of 5,500 at the Field House this afternoon to talk about the cost of higher education. Despite the sweltering conditions inside—which led to some attendees fainting—the line to get in stretched around the block of Melrose and Grand. The speech lasted around half-an-hour, during which the president called for Congress to…

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UIAA Live Coverage of President Obama's Speech Today

This afternoon, Iowa City will host President Obama as he discusses the cost of higher education at the Field House. It’s not every day that the President of the United States comes to town, and Obama’s last visit to the UI campus was in March 2010, when he gave a speech on healthcare reform.

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UIAA Live Coverage of President Obama’s Speech Today

This afternoon, Iowa City will host President Obama as he discusses the cost of higher education at the Field House. It’s not every day that the President of the United States comes to town, and Obama’s last visit to the UI campus was in March 2010, when he gave a speech on healthcare reform.

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