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Something Fishy

 

Our next Lifelong Learning event is all about the zebra fish.

Register by noon, Monday, Oct. 20, to attend “Development and Disease: Fishing for Answers.”

The event will begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22. Sponsor Melrose Meadows, 350 Dublin Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246, will play host to the event.  UI Biology Professor Diane Slusarski will discuss how zebra fish embryos…

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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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BMW Big Ten Football Giveaway

Win tickets to your favorite Big Ten match ups and show your Alma mater some school pride. Register at https://www.bmwevents.com/2014bigtenfootball

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Huddle with us in West Lafayette!

Join the Hawkeyes on the road for a Hawkeye Huddle on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. ET at the Four Points by Sheraton West Lafayette, 1600 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette, IN 47906. Enjoy a number of fun pregame festivities before Iowa takes on the Purdue Boilermakers at noon ET.

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

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C is for Cookie Control

Since 1969, Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster has educated and entertained young children with his ravenous—yet hilarious—appetite. While the blue, googly-eyed Muppet has taught children the alphabet since his debut, he hasn’t always been a model of self-control. Until now.

On Tuesday, April 22, the UIAA will present Deborah Linebarger, UI associate professor of education, director of the Iowa Children’s Media Lab,…

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It’s All About the Delivery

The ability to effectively communicate your point of view and intentions is vital to long-term success in the workplace. While what we say matters, how we say it is just as important. We must understand how our peers perceive our words in order to lead others.

On Thursday, April 17, Angie Lookingbill, a leadership consultant with Wright Lookingbill, will discuss communication…

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Leadership Starts from Within

In today’s competitive job market, possessing the required experience and qualifications often isn’t enough. Today, employees must have leadership skills, as well as the ability to continually adapt and learn. To thrive in the workplace, they must continue to grow and refine their abilities to effectively lead others.

On Wednesday, April 2, professional speaker and author Al Duncan will present our…

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Spring Savings from the UIAA

At long last—the first day of spring is here. As the weather warms and flowers bloom, many of you might be planning a family getaway. Exclusively for our members, the UIAA proudly offers discounts on vacation rentals and hotels across the country. Here are some of the perks you can take advantage of this spring:

Endless Vacation Rentals: 25 percent off…

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Huddle Up in Indianapolis

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Fran McCaffery and the UI men’s basketball team are headed to Indianapolis for the 2014 Big Ten Tournament. Before Iowa begins postseason play against Northwestern tomorrow evening, UI alumni and friends are invited to get into the Hawkeye spirit at a free pre-game reception in the Circle City.

Join us Thursday, March 13, at Colts Grille for the first Hawkeye Huddle…

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Wrapping Your Head Around Concussions

Thanks to recent stories that publicized the long-lasting side effects of concussions, the public is more aware than ever about the dangers associated with these common injuries. Last week, UI assistant professor of emergency medicine and primary care sports medicine Christopher Hogrefe, 08MD, brought further awareness to the topic as part of the UIAA’s Lifelong Learning program.

During his presentation at…

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