Tag Archives: University of Iowa

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…

Read more »

Posted in Advancement News, Where Are They Now? | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Read more »

Posted in Advancement News, Where Are They Now? | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

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….

Read more »

Posted in Lifelong Learning | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Read more »

Posted in Career Services | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Read more »

Posted in Lifelong Learning | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Read more »

Posted in Lifelong Learning | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Make Your Résumé Shine

Updating a résumé is one of the most arduous parts of searching for employment. Let the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s March career Webinar, “Stuff Your Résumé with Keywords to Highlight Your Experience,” demystify the process.

Jay Block, author of “2500 Keywords to Get You Hired,” will lead the hourlong session, which begins at 7 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 4, 2015….

Read more »

Posted in Career Services | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Run Bare Because You Care

Members of Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) invite you to lace up for a great cause.

Join us for the Nearly Naked Mile run/walk and clothing drive on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Iowa City, and help United Action for Youth. All participants must donate at least one article of clothing. Runners and walkers who want to stay warm can enter our…

Read more »

Posted in S.T.A.T., Students | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Event for Readers and Music Fans

The recent digital revolution has upended the way audiences experience media. Though these technological advances had similar effects on journalism, media, and music, all three industries reacted differently. That’s the focus of “Music, Media, and Journalism: Surprisingly Bright Futures,” our upcoming Lifelong Learning session.

UI journalism professor Don McLeese, who is also a former Rolling Stone magazine columnist and Chicago Sun-Times pop music…

Read more »

Posted in Lifelong Learning | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Discover Your Child’s Digital Footprint

Tweet, like, snap: Do you know how to do these things? Research indicates that your teen or tween likely does. More than two-thirds of American teens have a presence on at least one social media site, and 93 percent go online daily.

Our upcoming Lifelong Learning session, “The Plugged-In Life of Teens and Tweens: What’s the Impact?,” will feature a discussion about…

Read more »

Posted in Lifelong Learning | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Welcome

    The University of Iowa Center for Advancement's Blog, posting interesting tidbits about programs, events, IOWA clubs, Iowa-related stories, UI news, and other topics of interest to UI alumni.

  • Search Post by Date

    December 2017
    M T W T F S S
    « Jun    
     123
    45678910
    11121314151617
    18192021222324
    25262728293031