A New Huddle Format in Ames

Hawkeye Huddle in Ames!

Our Ames Hawkeye Huddle, the first of the 2015 Iowa football season, is getting a makeover!

New for this year, admission will cost $25 per person and include a tailgate buffet and two drink tickets. A cash bar will be available for guests who wish to purchase additional beverages.

Order your tickets online and reserve your spot today!

Three hours of fun begins…

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Leadership in Times of Change

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We salute the following leaders and UI legends who ensured the continued success of the University of Iowa in times of presidential change.




Jean Robillard, the vice president for medical affairs, is the 11th interim or acting president in UI history. Prior to assuming leadership in 2007 for the varied operations of UI Health Care—including UI Hospitals and Clinics and the…

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A Special Iowa House Hotel Rate for UIAA Members

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Get a break and don’t break the bank when you visit Iowa City! University of Iowa Alumni Association members receive discounted room rates at the Iowa House Hotel.

Renovated executive rooms are only $90 per night for UIAA members. Second-floor rooms are available to UIAA members for $70 nightly.

Rates are valid through Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, but are not available on Fridays…

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Save $500 Just For Being A Member


The University of Iowa Alumni Association is proud of the many deals we provide to our members.

We’ve partnered with the University Club, Iowa City area’s premier swim and tennis club, to offer a great discount. The University Club will waive its membership initiation fee, valued at $500, for UIAA members who join the club as new members.

Act quickly! This member benefit…

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2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners


We honored 14 University of Iowa graduates and friends on June 13 for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration. Please enjoy a brief video highlighting the event.

The event also garnered coverage on KCRG-TV9 news, which you can view here. Please visit the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s Facebook page to see an album of photographer Justin Torner’s images from the event.


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Play Ball!

The University of Iowa Alumni Association will hit the road this summer for two evenings of America’s pastime.

Enjoy nine innings of fun on Thursday, July 9, when the Omaha Storm Chasers host the Iowa Cubs at Werner Park in Papillion, Neb. Tickets are $10.50 each and include access to activities and giveaways. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CDT.


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Drinks in Des Moines — On Us!


Invite your favorite Hawkeyes to Wellman’s Pub Ingersoll, 2922 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, for our free Young Alumni Summer Social on Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.

This event includes fun, and we’re planning on a lot of sun to join us on the patio as we welcome summer. The University of Iowa Alumni Association will provide select beverages…

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Assault: Facts vs. Fiction


Our upcoming Lifelong Learning event will provide education on how to support victims of sexual assault and educate yourself on the facts and fiction surrounding these violent crimes.

Join Pamela Terrill, a sexual assault nurse examiner and Johnson County Sexual Assault Response Team (JCSART) coordinator, and Karen Siler, assistant director of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP), for “Sexual Assault: Facts…

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Interview Insights

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Job interviews are all about what you say. Carole Martin, The Interview Coach, will teach about the importance of the unsaid during our June career Webinar, “What You Don’t Say In An Interview Could Hold You Back.”

The event will include instruction on:

1. Skill building exercises to prepare yourself for interviews;

2. How to build a personal narrative that showcases your skills,…

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Influential Educator List Includes UI Alum Maiers


UI grad Angela Maiers, 89BS, is one of Noodle‘s 67 Influential Educators Who Are Changing the Way We Learn in 2015.

The list praises the author and consultant for her “proven and impressive track record of motivating and helping educators across the country transform their classrooms to meet the needs of today’s students.”

Her firm, Angela Maiers Educational Services, helps teachers throughout the country…

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