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Dance Marathon Raises the Bar Again

On Saturday, Feb. 8, Dance Marathon 20 announced that it broke all previous UI records by raising $1,801,032.20 to benefit youth cancer patients and their families. During the 24-hour BIG EVENT, participants raised money by dancing in the IMU to celebrate youth cancer survivors and remember the children who have passed away throughout the year.

This year, more than 200 Dance…

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Special Collections

Editor’s Note: Last month, Iowa Alumni Magazine brought you the story of former UI professor Earl Rose, who served as Dallas County medical examiner when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963. While Secret Service agents prepared to whisk the president’s body back to Washington, D.C. on Air Force One, Rose argued—unsuccessfully—that he was legally compelled to…

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Fighting for Floyd

Since 1935, the Iowa Hawkeyes and Minnesota Golden Gophers have battled for the Floyd of Rosedale trophy. A simple wager between the border states’ governors has since grown into a much-anticipated college football rivalry. While both schools participate in other trophy games each season, there’s just something special about hoisting that bronze pig victoriously into the air.

On Saturday,…

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Keeping You Connected

Every year, alumni tell us the most important service we can provide is to keep them well informed about the latest news and events from the University of Iowa and UI Alumni Association. Alumni want to know about the university’s achievements and the UIAA’s upcoming events, and also want to connect with fellow graduates from around the world.

At the UIAA,…

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Looking for a Good Book?

I received three books from one of my daughters for Christmas. My daughters always know that if they can’t think of anything else, books are a sure winner, as I am a book worm. I usually prefer staying home and reading to most social activities. I jokingly asked my husband if he thought it would…

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Alum rocks the BELL with hip-hop magazine

POSTED IN: The University of Iowa – fyi, The Big Story
Two years ago, UI student Tyler Hakes set out to create a publication that would reclaim the message of true hip-hop from the gangstas who had taken over that style of music.
Now mere months after graduation, Hakes is the editor-in-chief of his personally founded underground…

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