Cleaning Out the Cobwebs

Sportscasters often use the phrase, “having their bell rung,” after witnessing an athlete take a jolt to the head. But what do those words really mean? Thanks to recent stories regarding concussions and their long-lasting side effects, the public is well-aware about the dangers of head injuries. However, it is less informed about the research underway to better understand, evaluate,…

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Career Advancement Begins from Within

When it comes to career paths and goals, many people fail to adequately contemplate and execute a long-term plan. Most individuals invest a significant amount of time each week on hobbies, entertainment, and extracurricular activities, but little to no time strategizing how to advance their career.

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical…

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Get in the Game with BMW

Want to see the Hawkeyes go for the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament title this March 13-16 in Indianapolis? BMW is offering the chance to win a grand prize ultimate game day experience, including two all-session tickets, hospitality passes, and VIP parking throughout the tournament.

Registrants will also be eligible to win two tickets to select Big Ten home games or…

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Membership Has Its Privileges

University of Iowa Alumni Association members enjoy numerous benefits and services. From golf and home entertainment discounts to access to exclusive career webinars and Iowa Voyagers tours, UIAA members receive a variety of rewards for their support. Take a look at some of our current benefits:

10% off at the Iowa Hawk Shop
10% off any service or repair at…

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Hawkeye Business Futures

All along the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor, creative enterprises and innovative coworking spaces continue to bring new life to the area’s growing business district. Just imagine what changes the future may bring!

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the UI Alumni Association, the Iowa City Area Development Group, and Innovative Software Engineering (ISE), invite you to the grand opening ceremony and an alumni…

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Find the Start-Up in You

Today’s job market is all about delivering results. Every position has goals attached to it, and most have certain parameters that indicate an employee’s success. As the nation’s job market continues to favor a more entrepreneurial approach, job seekers must adapt their philosophies and strategies to match employers’ current expectations.

On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Ben Casnocha, co-author of the New York…

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Hawkeye Huddle at the 2014 Outback Bowl

Are you in Tampa to watch the Hawkeyes take on the LSU Tigers in the 2014 Outback Bowl? Join us for a special Hawkeye Huddle on Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. ET at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Fla.

Iowa River Landing, featuring Herky on Parade 2, proudly presents the 2014 Outback Bowl Hawkeye…

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Happy Holidays from the University of Iowa Alumni Association

During this season of giving and reflection, we would like to thank all of you for your help and support in 2013. The University of Iowa is a special place, and we’re honored to be your connection to the institution that helped shape your life.

Happy holidays from all us at the UIAA—and best wishes in the year to come.

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The Perfect Age

Editor’s Note: According to a recent online poll by Harris Interactive, the average American adult ranks 50 as the best year of life. In this month’s edition of Iowa Alumni Magazine, we asked people in all different stages of life what the perfect age is for them. Here are some of our favorite responses:

“I’m liking 40 a lot. Old enough to…

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Going Up?

In today’s hyper-competitive job market, it’s important to seize every opportunity to be noticed. Research shows that hiring managers spend as little as six seconds reviewing the average resume, and that interviewers know within two minutes whether they are going to bring a candidate back for a second interview. If someone asked you to provide a quick message about your…

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