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Open for Business

 

Whether you’re a new graduate searching for your first full-time job or a seasoned professional preparing for retirement, you’ll want to check out the UI Alumni Association’s free weekly career webinar series. All you need is an Internet connection to watch experts give valuable career advice on everything from networking to negotiating a salary.

Mark your calendars now to join us…

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Takin’ Care of Business

Are you ready to launch your career, take the next steps toward a promotion, or find a new job in a different field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association offers a FREE webinar series to help you reach your career goals!

Join national experts each week online to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as salary negotiation, interview…

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Hawkeye B1G Ten Championship Game Events!

2015 Big Ten Championship Game!

Congratulations to our Big Ten West Division Champion Iowa Hawkeyes, coached by Kirk Ferentz! The Hawks, the UI Alumni Association, and the National I-Club will travel to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship, where Iowa will face the East Division champion on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Lucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for approximately 8 p.m. EST.

Celebrate the conclusion of…

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Play Ball!

The University of Iowa Alumni Association will hit the road this summer for two evenings of America’s pastime.

Enjoy nine innings of fun on Thursday, July 9, when the Omaha Storm Chasers host the Iowa Cubs at Werner Park in Papillion, Neb. Tickets are $10.50 each and include access to activities and giveaways. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CDT.

Swing…

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Drinks in Des Moines — On Us!

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Invite your favorite Hawkeyes to Wellman’s Pub Ingersoll, 2922 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, for our free Young Alumni Summer Social on Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.

This event includes fun, and we’re planning on a lot of sun to join us on the patio as we welcome summer. The University of Iowa Alumni Association will provide select beverages…

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Influential Educator List Includes UI Alum Maiers

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UI grad Angela Maiers, 89BS, is one of Noodle‘s 67 Influential Educators Who Are Changing the Way We Learn in 2015.

The list praises the author and consultant for her “proven and impressive track record of motivating and helping educators across the country transform their classrooms to meet the needs of today’s students.”

Her firm, Angela Maiers Educational Services, helps teachers throughout the country…

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Register for the 2015 IBAA Reunion

The Iowa Black Alumni Association (IBAA) will hold its 51st anniversary reunion from Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19, in Iowa City.

The weekend will include the African American Studies Awards Reception, a game night, workshops, a dance, and more! Admission is $150, which includes a $25 donation to the IBAA scholarship fund. Students taking at least 12 semester hours…

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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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