Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hawkeye Huddle at Indiana

Join us for the Hawkeye Huddle on Saturday, November 3, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST, at the Holiday Inn, 1710 North Kinser Pike, in Bloomington, Ind.

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2012 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away football games this season. These free receptions, hosted by the UI Alumni Association and National I-Club, include cash refreshments, snacks,…

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Artistic Rags to Riches

 

Last Wednesday, Dr. Randy Lengeling [DCHC], 74BS, 77MD, 80R, 81F, presented a UIAA Lifelong Learning event titled  “Grant Wood: Artistic Rags to Riches—an American Success Story.” Co-sponsored by and held at Melrose Meadows in Iowa City, the lecture covered Wood’s rise from a poor Iowa farm boy to the renowned painter of American Gothic—arguably one of the world’s most recognized…

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Iowa Black Alumni Network Reunion

On October 19-21, the Iowa Black Alumni Network (IBAN) hosted a weekend celebration co-sponsored by the UI Alumni Association, UI Office of Admissions, UI Center for Diversity Enrichment, and the Black Student Union that recognized the IBAN’s history at the University of Iowa. Drawing more than 100 alumni, students, and guests, the weekend activities included a meet-and-greet, brunch, football tailgate,…

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Kindred Spirits in Cuba

The UI community shares common passions for art, literature, dance, music, and food with like-minded citizens of Cuba. This January 22-29, our Iowa Voyagers travelers will be able to share cultures on a people-to-people exchange trip with our Caribbean neighbors to the south. Our customized itinerary includes special visits and interactions with Cuban artists, dancers, painters, poets, authors, and even small…

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Reunited

Last weekend, the UIAA hosted several great events, including Members’ Tailgate, the Iowa Black Alumni Network (IBAN) Reunion, and the Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) Ambassador Reunion. For the past four years, I’ve had the privilege of working with the S.T.A.T. Ambassador group. It’s been an amazing opportunity to reconnect with several past students and those who were involved with…

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Kudos!

Today we learned that Iowa Alumni Magazine has received special recognition in the 2012 Pride of CASE V awards competition. The magazine won a silver award for “Best Alumni Magazine” in its publication category, and Associate Editor Shelbi Thomas received bronze for “Excellence in Feature Writing” for her April 2012 article about national archivist Trudy Huskamp Peterson. You can read…

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Hawkeye Huddle at Northwestern

Join us for the Hawkeye Huddle on Friday, October 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Goose Island Wrigleyville, 3535 North Clark Street, Chicago.

Iowa River Landing proudly presents the 2012 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away football games this season. These free receptions, hosted by the UI Alumni Association and National I-Club, include cash refreshments, snacks, door…

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Unbelievable Upset

Daniel Murry

It was an amazing moment that warmed the hearts of thousands of Hawkeye fans shivering in the stands. In the final seconds of Iowa’s November 2008 game against Penn State, backup kicker Daniel Murray nailed a 31-yard field goal to clinch a 24-23 victory for the Hawks. Penn State players, unbeaten and third in the nation, stood stunned on the…

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Whiskey Business

The UI Alumni Association invites Big Apple graduates and friends to the Irish Exit pub next Tuesday, October 23, for a fun-filled evening that includes a chance to taste-test Iowa Templeton Rye and meet Sarah Fisher Gardial, new dean of the Tippie College of Business. In 2001, UI business alumnus Scott Bush, 96BBA, founded the Templeton Rye whiskey company based…

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A Memorable Catch

McNutt

The 2009 season was a magical one for the Hawkeye football team.

It was the last time Iowa played at Michigan State, and the thrilling win on October 24, 2009, in Spartan Stadium has a place in Hawkeye history.

On fourth-and-seven, quarterback Ricky Stanzi found wide receiver Marvin McNutt in the corner of the end zone as time expired to…

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