Take Cues from Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster is about more than devouring desserts.

Deborah Linebarger will share a new “Sesame Street” project, which utilizes the character to teach behavioral skills to preschoolers, during our upcoming Lifelong Learning session.

Join us Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Iowa Children’s Museum for “Lessons from Cookie Monster,” where the UI associate professor of education and congressional consultant will also discuss…

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President Mason Reflects on UI History

Sally Mason, the 20th president of the University of Iowa, will present “The University for Iowa: A Legacy of Service and Engagement,” a journey through the institution’s history.

Join us on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Davenport’s Putnam Museum, for this rare opportunity. This free event, which is open to the public, will include refreshments, a cash bar, and a reception following…

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Make Your Résumé Shine

Updating a résumé is one of the most arduous parts of searching for employment. Let the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s March career Webinar, “Stuff Your Résumé with Keywords to Highlight Your Experience,” demystify the process.

Jay Block, author of “2500 Keywords to Get You Hired,” will lead the hourlong session, which begins at 7 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 4, 2015….

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Run Bare Because You Care

Members of Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) invite you to lace up for a great cause.

Join us for the Nearly Naked Mile run/walk and clothing drive on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Iowa City, and help United Action for Youth. All participants must donate at least one article of clothing. Runners and walkers who want to stay warm can enter our…

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An Event for Readers and Music Fans

The recent digital revolution has upended the way audiences experience media. Though these technological advances had similar effects on journalism, media, and music, all three industries reacted differently. That’s the focus of “Music, Media, and Journalism: Surprisingly Bright Futures,” our upcoming Lifelong Learning session.

UI journalism professor Don McLeese, who is also a former Rolling Stone magazine columnist and Chicago Sun-Times pop music…

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Discover Your Child’s Digital Footprint

Tweet, like, snap: Do you know how to do these things? Research indicates that your teen or tween likely does. More than two-thirds of American teens have a presence on at least one social media site, and 93 percent go online daily.

Our upcoming Lifelong Learning session, “The Plugged-In Life of Teens and Tweens: What’s the Impact?,” will feature a discussion about…

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Suicide: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

According to Suicide Awareness Voices in Education, suicide is the nation’s second-leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 24. Unfortunately, that statistic means that many people have had to face firsthand the tragic realities of life after someone commits suicide.

John Westefeld, a professor in the University of Iowa’s counseling psychology program, will lead a Lifelong Learning session on hope…

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Laugh and Love with Fellow UI Alums

Attend our upcoming young alumni event and add a lot of laughter to a love-filled weekend!

Spend the Friday before Valentine’s Day with famed improv comedy troupe The Second City as cast members present the “Hits Home” show live in Iowa City at the Englert Theatre. The University of Iowa Alumni Association’s event package includes a ticket to the performance, access…

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Networking Know-how

The old adage says, “It’s not what you know but who you know.” As technology makes it easier to know more people, plotting how to efficiently and purposefully make those connections requires additional thought.

Mike Fishbein, author of “How to Build an Awesome Professional Network,” will share social media strategies during our February members-only career Webinar, “Proven Strategies to Build a…

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Turning Conflict into Cooperation

Please join us on Monday, Feb. 2, for “Managing Unhappy Campers and Workplace Conflict,” an alumni career luncheon featuring Henry B. Tippie College of Business Professor Lon Moeller, 82BBA, 84MA, 87JD, at AMERICANA restaurant and lounge in Des Moines.

Moeller, who is also the University of Iowa’s associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of the University College, will discuss methods for mediating disagreements…

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