Category Archives: Iowa Alumni Magazine

Thinking About Water

Our featured article this week from the February 2012 issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine takes a look at a “Water Law” class being taught at the UI College of Law.

“Water law is a fascinating blend of policy, history, power, and constitutional principle,” says law professor Jonathan Carlson. “It’s hugely important to many individual developers, farmers, and other landowners, cutting across so many…

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From Haiti to the UIHC

Christopher Buresh, 01MD, 06R, and his wife, Ginny Ryan, 03R, recently arranged to bring a four-month-old baby from Haiti to Iowa City for specialized surgery.

Buresh said Haitian hospitals have a 100 percent mortality rate performing the procedure to correct a lower digestive tract birth defect, so he and his wife worked to cut through bureaucratic red tape to have the surgery…

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The Power of Paper

Our featured article this week from the April 2012 issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine profiles UI alumna Trudy Huskamp Peterson, 72MA, 75PhD, an archivist who travels the world teaching clients how to preserve and organize extremely important documents. The article is open to everyone at the link below for a limited time. Access to the entire magazine remains an exclusive UIAA member benefit—so please consider joining today!

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Hot Off the (Digital) Press

UIAA members, check your mailboxes! The newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine is on its way. If you just can’t wait, our digital edition is available right now at this link.

This month’s issue covers diabetes research, works of art on the UI campus, an alumna preserving important documents all over the world, and more!

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Playing the Game

Once restricted to the sidelines, female athletes at the UI now benefit from the move toward gender equity that leveled the playing field. Take a look back with us at the evolution of women’s sports at Iowa in this week’s featured article from the June 2009 issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine. The article is open to everyone at the link below for…

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Honoring Twain

Our featured article this week from the December 2011 issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine profiles Cindy Lovell, director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and self-described ‘Twainiac.” The article is open to everyone at the link below for a limited time. Access to the entire magazine remains an exclusive UIAA member benefit—so please consider joining today!

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Check Your Status

If your UIAA membership expires on March 31, now is the time to renew! Once you do, you will continue to receive many exclusive members-only benefits, such as six issues (five print and one digital-only) of the award-winning Iowa Alumni Magazine, a free UI athletic ticket, discounts for hotels, rental cars, golfing, and much more. Your support helps us fulfill our…

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Making Music

Handcrafting wood into stringed instruments is just part of the job for Fred Thompson, 77BM, co-director of the Chicago School of Violin Making. This profile from the newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine is open to everyone at the link below for a limited time. Access to the entire magazine remains an exclusive UIAA member benefit—so please consider joining today!

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Snails and Sexuality

Our “Big Question” feature from the newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine asks: “What’s the Point of Sex?” Through our interviews with UI researchers studying snails and a professor examining religious perspectives on sexuality, it’s clear that there are many answers to this question. The article is open to everyone at the link below for a limited time. Access to…

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February Issue Is Here!

UIAA members, check your mailboxes! The newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine is on its way. Our cover story explores the issue of civil discourse, and is open to everyone at the link below. Access to the entire magazine remains an exclusive UIAA member benefit–so please consider joining today!

Iowa Alumni Magazine: Civility Starts At Home

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