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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

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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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IOWA Clubs Improve Communities Nationwide

Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park. Visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153250519732365.1073741862.43952577364&type=1&l=aa447cd39e to see more photos.Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park. Visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153250519732365.1073741862.43952577364&type=1&l=aa447cd39e to see more photos.

Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park.

University of Iowa alumni celebrated National Volunteer Month by collaborating throughout April to benefit others.

Responding to encouragement from the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA), members of 19 IOWA Clubs – UIAA-sponsored groups for active graduates and Hawkeye fans – completed various service projects. View more photos…

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Award-Winning Alumni — Part Two

In preparation for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration, all of us at the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) wanted to take some time to spotlight just a few of the Hawkeyes who have taken home our highest honor since the organization began presenting them in 1963.

The award recognizes accomplishments in six categories: Achievement, Service, Hickerson Recognition, Faculty/Staff, Young Alumni, and…

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Award-Winning Alumni — Part One

In preparation for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration, all of us at the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) wanted to take some time to spotlight just a few of the Hawkeyes who have taken home our highest honor since the organization began presenting them in 1963.

The award recognizes accomplishments in six categories: Achievement, Service, Hickerson Recognition, Faculty/Staff, Young Alumni, and…

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Au Revoir, ‘Mural’

Get a glimpse of Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” the University of Iowa Museum of Art‘s most prized painting, before it embarks on an international tour that includes a stop at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy.

Join us for, “Farewell to an American Treasure: An Evening with Jackson Pollock’s ‘Mural,’” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Sioux City Art Center….

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Quick Connections

This March, join the University of Iowa Alumni Association for two new career events. We’re hosting FREE virtual speed networking sessions focusing on alumni and students of color. These are opportunities for people of all ages to connect online over shared interests or career advice.

Please join us for these hourlong sessions:

-Latino/a and Native American alumni and students

(Note: Latino and Native…

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Register for the 2015 IBAA Reunion

The Iowa Black Alumni Association (IBAA) will hold its 51st anniversary reunion from Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19, in Iowa City.

The weekend will include the African American Studies Awards Reception, a game night, workshops, a dance, and more! Admission is $150, which includes a $25 donation to the IBAA scholarship fund. Students taking at least 12 semester hours…

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Take Cues from Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster is about more than devouring desserts.

Deborah Linebarger will share a new “Sesame Street” project, which utilizes the character to teach behavioral skills to preschoolers, during our upcoming Lifelong Learning session.

Join us Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Iowa Children’s Museum for “Lessons from Cookie Monster,” where the UI associate professor of education and congressional consultant will also discuss…

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President Mason Reflects on UI History

Sally Mason, the 20th president of the University of Iowa, will present “The University for Iowa: A Legacy of Service and Engagement,” a journey through the institution’s history.

Join us on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Davenport’s Putnam Museum, for this rare opportunity. This free event, which is open to the public, will include refreshments, a cash bar, and a reception following…

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