Enter’s BWM Ultimate Game Day Experience contest

BMW is giving you the Ultimate Game Day Experience.

Enter for a chance to win two tickets to your favorite Big Ten matchups and show your alma mater some school pride. No purchase necessary. Ends 11/23/16.

To enter and for Official Rules, visit www.bmwevents.com/2016bigtenfootball

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Welcome Home, Hawkeyes!

For more than 100 years, we’ve been welcoming alumni back to Iowa City for Homecoming.

From the annual parade that winds through downtown, to the corn monument constructed by engineering students on the Pentacrest, to the big game itself at Kinnick Stadium, Homecoming has been a fall tradition at the University of Iowa since 1912.

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Head of His Field

UI alumnus and former Oregon president guides a Chicago cultural landmark.

Richard Lariviere, 72BA, is pictured in front of the Field Museum’s famous fossil known as Sue—the largest, best-preserved, and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found. (Photo: Field Museum/John Weinstein)

As a historian, university president, and now the head of a renowned natural history museum, Richard Lariviere has worked in…

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Record Number Run in Kickoff to Kinnick

When the Hawkeye football team traveled to Rutgers on Sept. 24, another group of athletes swarmed the field at Kinnick Stadium.

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Corridor Fall Welcome Reception set for Oct. 17

Join us for d’oeuvres and more Oct. 17 at the Corridor Fall Welcome Reception at Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery.

We’ll meet several newcomers to Iowa’s Creative Corridor, including:

Jeff Durham, vice president, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Chris Rice, director of human resources, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Jay Schroeder , director of finance, Whirlpool, Amana Operations.
Dr. Beth Tarini, division director, General Pediatrics, University of Iowa.

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Huddle up before the Rutgers game

Huddle with us in New York!

Join us from 6-8 p.m., EDT, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016  for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Sheraton New York, 811 7th Ave. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and UI Alumni Association, Hawkeye Huddles include snacks,…

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Make the Most of Your UIAA Membership

Did you know that your UI Alumni Association membership includes free access to career webinars, featuring valuable advice to help you reach your professional goals? Join distinguished career experts online every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. CDT, including for these upcoming events:

“Focus on LinkedIn” on Oct. 5, 2016;
“The Politics of Promotion” on Oct. 12, 2016;
“The Platinum Rule: How to…

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Fifth Quarter

The Iowa football program hosted a career networking event earlier this summer that allowed members of the team to rub elbows with more than three dozen former Hawkeyes who understand the possibilities and pitfalls of life after football.

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UIAA members can join the University Club at a discounted rate

The University of Iowa Alumni Association has partnered with the University Club, Iowa City’s premier swim and tennis club, to offer a great discount.

The University Club will waive its membership initiation fee for UIAA members, a $500 value! This offer is only valid from August 2016 through June 2017.

Other University Club benefits include:

– FREE parking during Hawkeye games.

– 50 percent lower…

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Herky through the years



An early version of Herky—identified in the 1952 UI yearbook as “Herky Hawk, the spirit of Iowa”—greets students at an all-university dance at the Iowa Memorial Union in the fall of 1951. Eight years later, Herky would make his debut on the football field. From UI Special Collections’ yearbook archive.


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