Iowa alumni remember their special days on campus—the people they met, the hardships they may have endured, the triumphs and the trivia.
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A Boy Named Dick Spencer
A boyhood friend remembers the talented Des Moines youth who grew up to hatch Herky at the University of Iowa.
The Secret of the Ghost(Writer)
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Before Geraldine Ferraro, before Gloria Steinem, before Jane Fondathere was Nancy Drew. And behind Nancy was UI alumna Mildred Wirt Benson, 25BA, 27MA.
The Classic Corset
Lloyd "Red" Cassell's one (and, thankfully, only) sighting of a woman's corset may convince you never again to ignore the instruction, "Lock Door Before Using."
New Guinea Gathering
Iowa grads have been known to gather in the most unlikely places, as evidenced by an article from the June 1944 issue of the UI News Bulletin.
Biking Iowa Byways
UI alumna Ann Hinkle Chaney shares her memories and photos from a 200-mile bike tour across rural Iowa in 1940.
An Ironman Remembers
Quarterback Al Couppee recalls Nile Kinnick's great punt in the 1939 Notre Dame game and reveals why the Iowa team deserved to be called Ironmen.