Monthly Archives: February 2012

Snails and Sexuality

Our “Big Question” feature from the newest issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine asks: “What’s the Point of Sex?” Through our interviews with UI researchers studying snails and a professor examining religious perspectives on sexuality, it’s clear that there are many answers to this question. The article is open to everyone at the link below for a limited time. Access to…

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Tuesday Trivia: February 28, 2012

Members-Only Trivia Question:  On what date was the University of Iowa founded?

Submit your answer here for a chance to win a prize: http://www.iowalum.com/trivia.

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Glenn Princen!

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Share Your Story: Once a Hawkeye…

What does “Once A Hawkeye…” mean to you? Whether you’re a graduate or a friend of the university, the memories created here can last a lifetime. We recently received a wonderful submission from Lucille McCann, wife of alumnus Terry McCann Sr., who had a decorated wrestling career at Iowa and won an Olympic gold medal in 1960.

This story is about…

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Hawkeye History: February 23, 1999

Iowa men’s basketball coach Tom Davis coached his final game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, a 65-48 victory over Northwestern. Davis still boasts the most wins in school history, with a
269-140 record in 13 seasons. He recently returned to Iowa City to help commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1986-87 squad, which delivered an incredible 30-5 season and sent several players to…

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Insuring Your Future

Whether you’ve just graduated, are established with a family and career, or are getting ready to enjoy a well-earned retirement, The Alumni Insurance Program, sponsored by the University of Iowa Alumni Association, can help you at every stage of your life. Offering a wide variety of insurance plans, the goal is to bring you peace of mind by providing quality…

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Iowa Voyagers Travelogue: Peru

One of our Iowa Voyagers travelers sent back an account of his recent experiences in Peru. Check out a list of our trips and cruises for more travel opportunities!

Above is a picture I took during the recent Iowa Voyagers trip to the Upper Amazon tributaries in Peru. It was taken during our visit to the village of Pampa Caño on…

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Tuesday Trivia: February 21, 2012

What year was Iowa Stadium’s name changed to Kinnick Stadium?

Submit your answer here for a chance to win a prize: http://www.iowalum.com/trivia.

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Donna Lager!

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Across the Ages

Last week, our Lifelong Learning event at Melrose Meadows brought generations together for a special presentation. UI Associate Director of Student Development David Gould, 92MA, paired students with senior citizens to discuss their respective dreams, life lessons, and thoughts on aging. The participants then took the results of their dialogue and recorded two songs, one about the seniors’ reflections on…

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Hawkeye History: February 20, 2000

Iowa wrestler Wes Hand, 01BS, upset Minnesota’s No. 1-ranked Brock Lesnar in their heavyweight match, helping the Hawkeyes defeat the Golden Gophers 20-13. The wrestlers met twice the previous year…

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Hawks Take Down Hoosiers

Congratulations to Matt Gatens and the Iowa basketball squad for taking down Indiana last night, 78-66. Gatens scored a career-high 30 points, including a Kingsbury-esque seven 3-pointers. More photos are available at The Daily Iowan.

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