Sep 14 2018 Herky’s Birthday Celebration Posted on September 14, 2018January 14, 2019 by Meaghan Lemmenes A World War II veteran, and UI alum, meets Herky. Herky and football cookies to help celebrate Herky's 70th birthday. From a generous donation by Jane Roth, Chole Waryan was given the opportunity to curate the Hatching Herky exhibit,. “Hutch” Hutchinson and his wife, Amy. Hutch gave Herky a fierce makeover in the 70's. They stand next to his original artwork. Elizabeth Riordan enjoys a cookie. Chole Waryan pinned a button onto Herky and Herky blushed. David McCartney, University Archivist, addresses the crowd at the open house. Herky poses with some friends from Cedar Rapids. John Culshaw, Jack B. King University Librarian, poses with Herky and shows off his Hawkeye shoes. A crowd of Hawkeye fans gather for Herky's 70th birthday! Herky is standing with a 1948 yearkbook. The year he was born! University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld talking with curator Chole Waryan about Hatching Herky Exhibit. Herky is reading in the Special Collections Reading Room! Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated with us!