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FALL, 2007


Going green: More UI students pursuing careers related to the environment

Priorities, parents, and the past

Finding funding

Campus benefits parents, too

Come for your student, stay for the good times

Cornelia Lang: Teaching for the stars

Putting out the welcome mat

Getting their marching orders



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Getting their marching ordersTwo trumpets players face off on the Hawkeye Band practice field.

Students of all majors arrived on campus early this fall to participate in one of the University’s largest student organizations: the Hawkeye Marching Band.

After auditioning earlier in the summer for open slots in the 240-member ensemble, the musicians attended an intensive practice camp, informally known as Hell Week, before classes began in August. Throughout the football season, the band—85 percent of which is comprised of nonmusic majors—provides cheers and music during home games and also performs free concerts at the Recreation Building one hour and 15 minutes before kickoff.

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