Alumni Profiles


Alex Boyce
Alex Boyce graduated from the UI in 2005 with a BBA in Finance and currently works as the vice president of a financial advisory firm in London. He recently helped spearhead the official London IOWA Club, which had its first meeting in March 2016 and is quickly expanding its reach. Read more about Alex Boyce and the London IOWA Club.


Mila Brassart
Mila Brassart (B.A. finance; B.A. French; International Business Certificate, '14) dedicated her time at Iowa to learning French, expanding her horizons, and embracing every opportunity at the UI that would help her achieve her goals of becoming a global citizen. She now lives and works in Paris. Read more about Mila.



Jeffrey Ding
Jeffrey Ding (B.B.A. economics, B.S. political science, B.A. Asian languages and literatures) is from Iowa City, Iowa, and spent a year in Beijing, China, through study abroad and internship experiences. Jeffrey is currently pursuing graduate studies in international relations at Oxford University in England as a Rhodes Scholar. Read more about Jeffrey Ding.


Howard Kerr
Native Iowan and 1960 graduate of the UI, Howard Kerr is the recipient of the 2016 International Impact Award. A former naval commander and advisor to U.S. presidents, Kerr has contributed to high-level discussions of international politics among individuals who create and implement American policy. Read more about Howard Kerr.


Yezi Shen
Yezi Shen graduated from the University of Iowa in 2015, where she studied journalism and mass communication, and cinema. Since then, she’s returned to her home country, China, where she now works in television programming. Read more about Yezi Shen.

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