Iowa Hawkeyes

A UI alumnus trombonist plays in the 2016 Homecoming Parade.

Hawkeye Homecoming 2016

Celebratory week featured traditions old and new
Despite a disappointing 38–31 loss to Northwestern on the football field, the University of Iowa’s 2016 Homecoming festivities provided faculty, staff, students, and alumni with a lot to cheer about throughout the week.
kid captain with football players

Children's Hospital announces 2016 Kid Captains

Current, former patients represent hospital at Hawkeye football games
Thirteen current and former UI Children’s Hospital patients will take their turn representing the hospital as Kid Captains during the Iowa Hawkeyes’ 2016 football season.

Quad City Times Hawkeye hoopsters sweep national academic awards

Iowa swept the basketball academic awards given by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Men’s basketball player Jarrod Uthoff was named the national Academic All-America of the Year, while Ally Disterhoft won the same award for women’s basketball. No other school has won both awards in the same year.

Kid Captain on the field

Kid Captain 2016 nominations are now open

Program pairing UI Children's Hospital, Hawkeye football enters eighth year
Parents and guardians of current or former patients have until March 31 to nominate their child to be a 2016 Kid Captain.
wrestlers competing in outdoor match

Record crowd had UI wrestlers' backs

More than 42,000 spectators saw Hawks defeat Okie State in Kinnick
A new gang in black and gold found success on the football field Nov. 14. The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team defeated top-ranked Oklahoma State University, 18–16, in the Grapple on the Gridiron, Nov. 14, in front of 42,287 fans, the largest dual crowd in NCAA history.
iowa spelled out in windows at mayflower hall

How great was Homecoming?!

Celebratory week capped with parade, concert, victory at Kinnick
The University of Iowa community enjoyed a wonderful Homecoming week. We have the photos to prove it. Relive the black-and-gold-themed festivities, from campus activities to another victory at Kinnick Stadium.
Greg Morris

Get to Know...Greg Morris

The Get to Know series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Greg Morris, football equipment manager for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Kid Captain Nick

Pella boy, 12, to be Kid Captain when Hawkeyes host Illinois for Homecoming

Toddler's once-quirky gait was diagnosed as Duchenne muscular dystrophy
DMD is a genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle degeneration. It is most common in very young boys and first affects the muscles of the hips, pelvic area, thighs, and shoulders. It eventually impacts additional muscles, and by the early teen years, the heart and respiratory muscles become affected.
Kid Captain Logan

Mason City boy, 6, is Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes travel to Wisconsin

Logan Brown was born with microcephaly and other birth defects
When Logan Brown was just 20 hours old, his doctors noticed a blood clot near a large vein that carries blood to his heart. He was transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, where pediatric specialists discovered other challenges.

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