Giving Thanks… To the first Hawkeye Hero

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

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Featured Student Org of the Week: Active Minds

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

Visiting Office Hours: A ~SpOoKy~ Stereotype

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

What is Mindfulness and What’s So Great About it Anyway?

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?

Student Org of the Week: HeartWorkShop

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

Student Org of the Week: University of Iowa Women’s Club Rugby

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

Happy Homecoming!

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!