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July 13, 2007

Registration Under Way For UI Homecoming Reunion 2007

University of Iowa alumni are invited to celebrate Homecoming Reunion 2007 Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, when a full slate of festivities is sure to bring back memories of great times on campus.

Registration has begun for the celebration, sponsored by the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) and several UI colleges. Registration is available at http://www.iowalum.com/reunions/hrw/; the deadline is Sept. 21.

Homecoming Reunion 2007 honors those who graduated from the UI 10, 20, and 25 years ago, as well as the Carver College of Medicine M.D. Classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, and 1997, Carver College of Medicine Iowa Minority Medical Alumni, and the College of Engineering Class of 1996.

The UI Alumni Association welcomes the Alumni Band back to campus for Homecoming Reunion 2007. Past members of the Hawkeye Marching band return to campus to march in the homecoming parade and perform in the pre-game show at the Iowa vs. Indiana football game. For more information about UI Alumni Band, please visit http://www.iowalum.com/band/.

The homecoming parade begins at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in downtown Iowa City. Following the parade, alumni will gather with UI students for the homecoming pep rally and concert.

On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Hawkeyes take on Indiana at 11:05 a.m. for the homecoming football game. Returning alumni are eligible to purchase up to four tickets online after submitting a Homecoming Reunion 2007 registration form. Football tickets are $50 each and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Alumni Association tailgate is scheduled two hours prior to kickoff. Several UI colleges will be hosting tailgates and events throughout the weekend. For a complete list of events, visit http://www.iowalum.com/reunions/hrw/.

Other Homecoming Reunion 2007 activities include:

--Havoc at Hubbard, Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Hubbard Park. Campus organizations will compete in this spirited outdoor sports competition.

--Sports Night, Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UI Athletics Hall of Fame. Alumni and their families can meet current UI athletes and relive Hawkeye sports history.

--Iowa Shout, Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at the IMU. Student groups will create entertaining music and dance skits for this homecoming tradition.

For more information about Homecoming Reunion 2007, call the Alumni Association at 800-IOWALUM or by e-mail at alumni-reunions@uiowa.edu.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

PROGRAM CONTACT: UI Alumni Association,800-IOWALUM, alumni-reunions@uiowa.edu

MEDIA CONTACT: George McCrory, 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu