Not your average custodian. This weeks Hawkeye Hero brightened the day for a room full of stressed out students. Continue reading Giving Thanks… To the first Hawkeye Hero
What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? Active Minds What is the purpose/mission of your organization? The purpose of Active Minds is to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on campus. Our mission is to provide mental health education and advocacy in an effort to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues. … Continue reading Featured Student Org of the Week: Active Minds
Over the last few weeks I have had many conversations regarding Heroes. Often times, we look for this person who will come and save us from the troubles we are having. While these heroes are a sign for great hope, we do have Heroes with us everyday. They are the Hawkeye Heroes. The people who everyday do the small things like lending a calculator five … Continue reading Hawkeye Heroes was Born
In the spirit of Halloween, I thought I would touch on a subject that seems to spook everyone. Since syllabus week, all of our professors have talked about their office hours that happen at least once a week and encouraged all of us as students to see them if we have questions. Little do they know, some of us students are absolutely TERRIFIED to meet … Continue reading Visiting Office Hours: A ~SpOoKy~ Stereotype
When was the last time you went without checking e-mails, social media, texts, news, etc. for a while? We often get caught up in sharing our memories instead of taking the time to enjoy them. Sometimes we even get so caught up in checking out other people’s awesome/wild stories to realize that we’re living our own right now. Mindfulness is about taking time to really … Continue reading What is Mindfulness and What’s So Great About it Anyway?
What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? Our organization’s name is HeartWorkShop. The abbreviation is HWS. What is the purpose/mission of your organization? Our purpose is to focus on international students’ mental health and help them better adapt to new lives in the U.S. Also, we try to break stereotypes that international students are not willing to … Continue reading Student Org of the Week: HeartWorkShop
Hey Hawkeyes! Olivia here. Lately I have been getting ~inspired~ by all of the mug recipes I have seen on Pinterest and other sites. It got me thinking about which of them I would have made when I was a living in the Res Halls! Sierra, Grace, Kelin, and I set out to make three meals in the microwave: breakfast, lunch, and dessert. Here’s how … Continue reading Food Network: Dorm Room Edition
All of us have worked with Orientation Services during our time at Iowa. Looking back, we can say with ease that it is one of the best decisions we have ever made. Here’s why you should join the team: 1. Easiest way to make (at least) 32 new best friends! All spring you attend training once a week and foster an unbreakable bond with your … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Orientation is Right for YOU!
This week, the Student Outreach Staff features The Iowa Women’s Club Rugby! We interviewed Haley Dierks, current President, to learn more about the club and how you can get involved! 1. What is the name of your org? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? “University of Iowa Women’s club rugby or UIRFC.” 2 .What is the purpose or mission of your organization? “The goal … Continue reading Student Org of the Week: University of Iowa Women’s Club Rugby
Homecoming at the University of Iowa is a week long celebration that brings together students, alumni, and the Iowa City community. Homecoming Week 2017 is quickly approaching and there are SO many events to be excited about (especially the ones with FREE FOOD)! Find out everything you need to know about Homecoming Week ’17 HERE: https://homecoming.uiowa.edu/ My first Homecoming week, someone asked me to the nonexistent … Continue reading Happy Homecoming!