Boost your professional presence in Des Moines

You might be adversaries on game day but we want you to be allies during the work day.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association will host a session aimed at new graduates of the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and the UI, on improving your professional presence. The event is part of our Alumni Networking in Des Moines series…

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Welcome to the Corridor!

Join us on Monday, Oct. 27 as we welcome some new faces to the Iowa City community.

The Corridor Fall Welcome Reception, the fall regional workforce initiative of the Iowa City Area Development Group and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, will feature live music courtesy of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance as well as hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

The event…

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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

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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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