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Save $500 Just For Being A Member

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The University of Iowa Alumni Association is proud of the many deals we provide to our members.

We’ve partnered with the University Club, Iowa City area’s premier swim and tennis club, to offer a great discount. The University Club will waive its membership initiation fee, valued at $500, for UIAA members who join the club as new members.

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2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

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We honored 14 University of Iowa graduates and friends on June 13 for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration. Please enjoy a brief video highlighting the event.

The event also garnered coverage on KCRG-TV9 news, which you can view here. Please visit the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s Facebook page to see an album of photographer Justin Torner’s images from the event.

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IOWA Clubs Improve Communities Nationwide

Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park. Visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153250519732365.1073741862.43952577364&type=1&l=aa447cd39e to see more photos.Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park. Visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153250519732365.1073741862.43952577364&type=1&l=aa447cd39e to see more photos.

Volunteers from the St. Louis IOWA Club help plant trees in Queeny Park.

University of Iowa alumni celebrated National Volunteer Month by collaborating throughout April to benefit others.

Responding to encouragement from the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA), members of 19 IOWA Clubs – UIAA-sponsored groups for active graduates and Hawkeye fans – completed various service projects. View more photos…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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Put the Personal Back in Personal Network

In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to continue to grow one’s business connections. According to several recent studies, 80 percent of job seekers are hired through their personal networks. However, in the age of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, it’s still necessary to maintain a personal connection with your contacts.

On Wednesday, March 5, Ivan…

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