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April 11, 2013 - April 14, 2013

Big 10 Fisher Invitational Add to your Outlook Calendar


Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus
Contact: Nadia Dwight
Selected Full-time Tippie MBAs will return to Columbus to defend their 2012 title in this annual case competition.

April 15, 2013

MBA-PM PreMBA Student Registration Begins Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Shannon Lizakowski
More information

MBA-PM General Admission Deadline Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Brandelle Unkrich
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Merle Volding Business Plan Competition Add to your Outlook Calendar

12:00 PM
Location: Pappajohn Business Building
Contact: Libby Glaser
The Merle Volding Business Plan Competition is open to any current UI undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in starting a new business. Participants will present their business plans to a panel of judges, who will judge them based on: Content of Plan; Viability of Plan; and Intent to Pursue. $22,500 in total seed grants will be awarded to the top business plans. In addition, three finalists will move on to compete in the statewide Pappajohn New Venture Competition on Friday, May 3, in Des Moines. Intent to compete forms are due Monday, April 1, by 5 p.m. Click on "More information" to learn more about this competition or contact iowajpec@uiowa.edu. More information

April 16, 2013

Global Etiquette Dinner Ticket Sales Add to your Outlook Calendar

10:30 AM
Location: Outside of Pat's Diner
Contact: Mary Kellogg
The dinner hosted by FMC will take place on April 23 in the South Room of the IMU from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Our guest will be award-winning speaker and certified etiquette instructor Callista Gould of The Culture & Manners Institute. The event will cover topics such as networking, cocktail party etiquette, and negotiating nuances and mannerisms from around the world. This is an incredible opportunity for all students who are interested in international culture and/or working abroad. Open to all students, staff, and faculty. Tickets are $20; business professional attire recommended.

Get Ready to Graduate Add to your Outlook Calendar

12:30 PM
Location: C425 PC
Contact: Nadia Dwight
Full-time MBA students graduating in May 2013 are required to come to this session covering commencement and end-of-year information.

Tow Economics Seminar Add to your Outlook Calendar

3:30 PM
Location: W181 PBB
Contact: Linda Bostian
Toshihiro Ichida, Waseda University (Japan), will present. More information

CIMBA Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

3:30 PM
Location: W326 PBB
Contact: Melanie Nelson
Learn about studying in Italy with CIMBA this fall! Stay on track to graduate by earning UI credit for the classes you need and explore Europe during the 25+ days of built-in travel time! More information

MBA-PM Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

5:30 PM
Location: John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, Des Moines
Contact: MBA-PM Program
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I-Envision Meeting Add to your Outlook Calendar

7:30 PM
Location: Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory
Contact: McKenzie Brandt
Zac Voss of Voss Distributing will be our guest speaker. Before graduation, Zac spent time sailing the coast of Europe. During his travels he saw great potential for starting a business distributing Red Bull Energy Drink in the state of Iowa. Using skills learned in entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing classes, Voss wrote a business plan for Voss Distributing and was awarded the exclusive distributorship for Red Bull Energy Drink statewide.

April 17, 2013

Mock Interviews - C.H. Robinson Worldwide Add to your Outlook Calendar


Location: C310 Pomerantz Center
Contact: Sherry Rhinehart
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Kids Against Hunger Volunteer Opportunity Add to your Outlook Calendar

10:30 AM
Location: Andersen Galleria
Contact: Michael Gillette
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Tippie Senate in packaging meals for Kids Against Hunger (kidsagainsthunger.org). Please direct any questions to michael-gillette@uiowa.edu

Global Intern Information Session - Plan Ahead! Add to your Outlook Calendar

2:30 PM
Location: S121 PBB
Contact: Beth Rydstrom Knudson
Plan ahead for Summer 2014 and attend this overview of the Tippie Summer Global Internship programs - English language options in London and Hong Kong as well as world language programs in Madrid and Paris. Learn how combining a professional internship with a cultural and/or language immersion experience can differentiate you in the global workforce. We'll explain how credit can be applied so you can keep that in mind as you build your schedule for next year. Note that applications are no longer being accepted for Summer 2013. The application deadline for 2014 is early December. More information

New York City Info Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

7:00 PM
Location: Barnes & Noble, 160 E 54th Street, New York
Contact: Lydia Fine
New York area professionals who chose Iowa for their MBA will tell you that Tippie addressed their top priorities: return on investment and securing a great post-MBA job. Hear firsthand about Tippie's strengths by meeting one-on-one with Tippie alum Jason Carlson ('11), a Commercial Banking Associate with Citigroup. Click on "More information" to reserve a time to speak with Jason. More information

April 18, 2013

Focus Group on Tippie College of Business Add to your Outlook Calendar

11:30 AM
Location: PC 435
Contact: Blaine Rourick
Professor Amy Colbert will be conducting a focus group regarding TCOB's new vision and and strategic plan.  We are looking for 10-15 students who are interested in hearing more about these topics, and providing useful feedback.

Knapp Leadership Lecture Series: Robert Martichenko Add to your Outlook Calendar

1:30 PM
Location: Bijou Theatre, IMU
Contact: Meg Thompson
Robert Martichenko founded and currently serves as CEO of LeanCor Supply Chain Group. He is a senior instructor for the Lean Enterprise Institute and the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute. Mr. Martichenko earned his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, an MBA in Finance, and a Six Sigma Black Belt. Click on "More information" to RSVP. More information

CIMBA Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

1:30 PM
Location: W326 PBB
Contact: Melanie Nelson
Learn about studying in Italy with CIMBA this fall! Stay on track to graduate by earning UI credit for the classes you need and explore Europe during the 25+ days of built-in travel time! More information

Tow Economics Seminar Add to your Outlook Calendar

3:30 PM
Location: W181 PBB
Contact: linda Bostian
Renee Bowen, Stanford University, will present. More information

April 19, 2013

Tippie Board of Visitors Meeting Add to your Outlook Calendar


Location: TBA
Contact: Matsalyn Brown

Finance (Tow) Seminar Add to your Outlook Calendar

10:30 AM
Location: C31 PC
Contact: Bev Berg
Professor Greg Nini, The Whaton School of The University of Pennsylvania, will present "What's Special about Bank Loans," Sponsored by the Clarence Tow Lecture Fund.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting Research Workshop Add to your Outlook Calendar

1:30 PM
Location: C125 PBB
Contact: Mark Penno
Petro Lisowsky, University of Illinois, will present "Transfer Pricing: Strategies, Practices, and Tax Minimization."