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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — President Lauren Gesing

We’re devoting blog space to introducing the newly elected Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) executive board leaders.

Start with getting to know President Lauren Gesing.

 

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Major: Elementary education

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Make-A-Wish Tailgate

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: I-O-W-A cheer after touchdowns

Other member organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Favorite Iowa City restaurant: The Vine

Favorite movie: The Harry Potter series

Guilty pleasure: The CW TV shows “Hart…

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Improving Health Care Delivery

Join us in Des Moines on Sunday, Dec. 7, for our newest Lifelong Learning session, “Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery.”

Patrick Brophy, UI director of pediatric nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, as well as the assistant vice president for the university’s eHealth & eNovation Center, will lead the discussion, which is free to attend and open to the public.

Brophy will highlight the center’s…

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Huddle with us in Champaign!

Join us for the football season’s final Hawkeye Huddle!

From 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, we’ll be at the Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana, 1501 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820 to show off our spirit before the Hawkeyes take on the Illini. Kickoff is at 11 a.m.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2014 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away…

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Huddle with us in Minneapolis!

Hang out with us in the Twin Cities before Iowa battles Minnesota to hang on to the Floyd of Rosedale trophy for the third year in a row!

We’ll be at The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, before the 11 a.m. kickoff.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2014 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at…

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Happy Hawk-O-Ween!

 

It’s that time of year again! While we think black and gold is a better combination than black and orange, all of us at the University of Iowa Alumni Association are still getting into the Halloween spirit. In fact, we wrote a poem all about uniting our love of the holiday and our school spirit for a celebration we’ve deemed…

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Boost your professional presence in Des Moines

You might be adversaries on game day but we want you to be allies during the work day.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association will host a session aimed at new graduates of the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and the UI, on improving your professional presence. The event is part of our Alumni Networking in Des Moines series…

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See you in Maryland!

We’re bringing the Midwest to the East Coast this weekend when the Hawkeyes take on the Maryland Terrapins!

Join us at the Hilton Garden Inn — Washington D.C./Greenbelt, 7810 Walker Drive, Greenbelt, Md., 20770 for a Hawkeye Huddle! We’ll be there from 9 to 11 a.m. EDT, Saturday, Oct. 18.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2014 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at…

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Grace Under Pressure

So, the long, hard winter is finally behind us. Yay! Which means that tornado season is upon us. Ugh.

Just this past week, the entire university took part in a tornado warning exercise. At the Levitt Center for University Advancement, which houses the alumni association, when the tornado sirens blare, we all have to traipse down to the basement—against a backdrop…

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Herky vs. the Flu

Talk about irony. One of the UI students who fills the role of beloved mascot Herky the Hawk has been admitted to UI Hospitals and Clinics with a case of bird flu.

Although the student is in no danger and is expected to make a full and speedy recovery, UI experts say that the case demonstrates the need to be vigilant…

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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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