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Big Ten Club Summer Mixer at Sony Studios

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Summer Mixer at Sony Studios in Culver City

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Grab your friends and join the Big Ten Club for an evening of mingling, networking and Happy Hour fun at Sony.

Enjoy your first beverage on us and discount pricing for food and additional drinks. Studio Tours are also available at a special event price just for us.

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Big Ten Club 2017 Person of the Year Luncheon

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2017 Person of the Year Luncheon

Honoring

 

Illinois’ Rashard Mendenhall

and

 

2017 Member of the Year Neil Lavick

University of Minnesota Alumnus

 

Saturday, June 24, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

LIMITED SEATING

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Alumni Career Webinar: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

“Cracking the New Job Market”

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Would you like to move ahead in your current position or transition to an entirely new field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association is pleased to offer a FREE career development webinar series to take your career to the next level! Join national experts each week to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as personal branding, social media, and crafting the perfect elevator pitch. To participate, all you need is a computer and an Internet connection! The next weekly webinar is:

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

“Cracking the New Job Market”

 
Forget everything you think you know about landing a well-paid job—the rules have changed forever. Yes, how to find professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking. Unfortunately, that way of doing things is now outdated. It doesn’t matter if you are new grad or an experienced professional you’ll learn insights and strategies in this webinar that will serve you for the rest of your career.
 
You will learn how to:


    • Gather information on what a prospective employer finds important
    • Emphasize those skills, accomplishments, and qualities in tailored resumes and interview answers
    • Identify the intersection between personal talents and what the marketplace needs
    • Unlock the networking power of social media
    • Negotiate the best possible offer Enlightening and practical, this myth-busting book delivers seven powerful rules for landing a great job—even in a difficult economy


Join William to master these and many other tricks in a new game where the rules aren’t quite as clear-cut as they once were. Winning, after all, means your success as a professional.
Presenter: William Holland

 
 
Bill is an award-winning college professor, business executive, and author of four books on career management. He’s worked with outstanding companies such as PepsiCo, Chase Manhattan Bank, Andersen Consulting, Right Management and the University of Pennsylvania.
 
Bill understands the path from college to career and has worked with thousands of students and parents to help them realize the promise of a college education. He attended Michigan State University on a football scholarship and received his PhD from there as well.
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Hawkeye Livestream: Win. Graduate. Do It Right.

Join the Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture series for the upcoming lecture titled Win. Graduate. Do It Right. Liz Tovar, Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services, will discuss how the University of Iowa is molding today’s Hawkeyes into tomorrow’s leaders and why support resources are vital to reaching this mission. The lecture will be livestreamed and available at https://outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL/stream at 12 p.m. CST on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Tweet your questions to @OutreachIowa using #HawkeyeLL during the lecture.

 

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: World Wide Web
https://outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL/stream
Speaker: Liz Tovar
Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services

Win. Graduate. Do It Right.

Student-athletes face unique challenges in balancing schedules, prioritizing responsibilities, and maintaining healthy lifestyles. For this reason, the University of Iowa provides extensive academic and personal support services to student-athletes. Dr. Tovar will discuss how the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services is helping to mold today’s Hawkeyes into tomorrow’s leaders and why support resources are vital to reaching this mission. Dr. Tovar will also highlight unique and important partnerships with campus units and surrounding communities that elevate Hawkeye success.

This lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Provost’s Office of Outreach & Engagement. To learn more about the Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture series, visit http://outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Office of Outreach & Engagement in advance at 319-335-0684.

 

Stay connected with the Office of Outreach & Engagement on social media!

You can like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, and view them on Instagram.
View 2016-17 Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lectures on the YouTube playlist.

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Alumni Career Webinar – Wednesday, April 26

“How to Make a Living and a Difference During the Second Half of Life”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

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Would you like to move ahead in your current position or transition to an entirely new field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association is pleased to offer a FREE career development webinar series to take your career to the next level! Join national experts each week to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as personal branding, social media, and crafting the perfect elevator pitch. To participate, all you need is a computer and an internet connection! The next weekly webinar is:

“How to Make a Living and a Difference During the Second Half of Life”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

Wondering what’s next in your life? Thinking about doing work you feel good about? Join us for a conversation with Marci Alboher, author of the highly acclaimed Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life. Alboher, a former New York Times careers columnist is a Vice President of Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of people to move into second (or third) acts for the greater good.
 
In this webinar you’ll learn, among other things:


    • How volunteering or pro bono consulting can lead to paid work;
    • How to network effectively and harness the power of social media;
    • How to find the most age-friendly jobs in nonprofits, government, education, healthcare and socially-minded businesses;
    • How to combat age discrimination;
    • The pros and cons of going back to school;
    • How to financially plan for your transition


Whatever transition looms on your horizon, you have the power to use it to shape the future you want. Join Marci Alboher to learn the best ways to make the second half of your life, the best half.
Presenter: Marci Alboher

 
Marci Alboher, author and Vice President of Encore.org, is a leading authority on the changing face of work.


Her latest book is The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life, published by Workman Publishing in January 2013.


She is also the author of One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash “/” Career (originally published in 2007 and re-released in 2012), which popularized the term “slasher” to refer to those individuals who can’t answer “What do you do?” with a single word or phrase. She also created the Shifting Careers column and blog for The New York Times and the Working the New Economy blog for Yahoo. Her articles have appeared in scores of national publications, including Time Out New York, Travel and Leisure, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The International Herald Tribune and More magazine.


Marci is on the advisory boards of The Op-Ed Project, which focuses on increasing the number of women and minority voices in public conversations, and She Writes, an online community for women writers. She holds an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University.
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