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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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Head of His Field

UI alumnus and former Oregon president guides a Chicago cultural landmark.

Richard Lariviere, 72BA, is pictured in front of the Field Museum’s famous fossil known as Sue—the largest, best-preserved, and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found. (Photo: Field Museum/John Weinstein)

As a historian, university president, and now the head of a renowned natural history museum, Richard Lariviere has worked in…

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Corridor Fall Welcome Reception set for Oct. 17

Join us for d’oeuvres and more Oct. 17 at the Corridor Fall Welcome Reception at Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery.

We’ll meet several newcomers to Iowa’s Creative Corridor, including:

Jeff Durham, vice president, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Chris Rice, director of human resources, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Jay Schroeder , director of finance, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Dr. Beth Tarini, division director, General Pediatrics, University of Iowa.

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Huddle up before the Rutgers game

Huddle with us in New York!

Join us from 6-8 p.m., EDT, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016  for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Sheraton New York, 811 7th Ave. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and UI Alumni Association, Hawkeye Huddles include snacks,…

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Make the Most of Your UIAA Membership

Did you know that your UI Alumni Association membership includes free access to career webinars, featuring valuable advice to help you reach your professional goals? Join distinguished career experts online every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. CDT, including for these upcoming events:

“Focus on LinkedIn” on Oct. 5, 2016;
“The Politics of Promotion” on Oct. 12, 2016;
“The Platinum Rule: How to…

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Fifth Quarter

The Iowa football program hosted a career networking event earlier this summer that allowed members of the team to rub elbows with more than three dozen former Hawkeyes who understand the possibilities and pitfalls of life after football.

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UIAA members can join the University Club at a discounted rate

The University of Iowa Alumni Association has partnered with the University Club, Iowa City’s premier swim and tennis club, to offer a great discount.

The University Club will waive its membership initiation fee for UIAA members, a $500 value! This offer is only valid from August 2016 through June 2017.

Other University Club benefits include:

– FREE parking during Hawkeye games.

– 50 percent lower…

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Virtual research

Senior mechanical engineering major student Kyle Losik rides UI’s new ATV simulator recently inside the Center for Computer-Aided Design. Photo by Josh O’Leary.

One minute Kyle Losik was zipping along a sunny, dirt-packed mountain trail. The next he was back inside the University of Iowa’s Center for Computer-Aided Design, catching his breath and regaining his bearings.

Losik had spent the past…

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Stage is set for a historic fall

Attendees of the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony in June head down the staircase inside the new Hancher Auditorium. The new venue will host a dedication and open houses in September. Photo by Justin Torner.

The University of Iowa Guide to Campus Architecture, the definitive history book on the diverse collection of buildings that…

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Postcards from alumni give record freshman class a warm welcome

University of Iowa alumni from around the country wrote more than 2,500 postcards to first-year students this summer.

A record number of incoming freshmen will arrive on the University of Iowa campus in the coming weeks. But big numbers hardly equate to an impersonal college experience, as many first-year students are learning even before arriving in Iowa City.

Freshmen-to-be from around…

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