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Full-time MBA Events for April 28-May 4, 2013

May 1

Undergraduate Mentor Lunch Add to your Outlook Calendar

The MBAA will be holding an undergraduate mentoring lunch where MBA students have the opportunity to meet and mentor Tippie undergrads. Mentor matches are created based on similar career interests and backgrounds. Past mentoring lunches have been fun and made an impact on all those involved. Please RSVP if you would like to join us or contact me for more information!

Contact: Jeff Curran

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: PBB S401

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(Deadline: 4/30/13)

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CFA Ethics Study Group Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Cathy Zaharis

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


MBA Monthly Morning Meet-up Add to your Outlook Calendar

This will be an informal event, with no agenda or itinerary. Just a chance to mingle and chat with classmates, faculty, and staff. Bagels and coffee provided.

Contact: Nadia Dwight

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: MBA Exchange


May 2

Marketing and Finance Academy: Janice Ellig Add to your Outlook Calendar

UI alumna Janice Ellig will share her professional and philanthropic journey in a Phil's Day talk.

Janice Ellig, named by Business Week as one of The Wor's Most Influential Headhunters, is co-CEO of Chadick Ellig. Janice focuses her search practice on recruitment of board directors, C-suite executives, and divisional heads. Janices 20-year corporate experience includes Pfizer, Citibank and Ambac Financial Group, which she helped take public after a spin-off from Citibank in 1991. As a member of Ambacs Executive Committee, she was responsible for Marketing, Human Resources and Administration.

Janice has co-authored two books: Driving The Career Highway, 20 Road Signs You Cant Afford To Miss (2007) and What Every Successful Woman Knows: 12 Breakthrough Strategies to Get the Power and Ignite Your Career (2001), acknowledged by Business Week as the best of its genre. Janice has co-authored two articles for Directors & Boards, Boardroom parity in the US by 2022 and Getting from a good to a great board; published articles for Forbes.com, How to Add More Women To Corporate Boards and How To Fix Corporate Boards; and for Directorship, It Is About Time and Put Some Teeth Into Those Rules, among other publications.

In 2010, Janice appeared on CNBCs The Strategy Session to discuss how to build a stronger board and market trends. She is a frequent speaker at symposiums on womens initiatives and career management issues, has appeared on network television and been quoted extensively. For the past four years, she has moderated a panel at the University of Wisconsins Directors Institute on building stronger corporate boards.

In recognition for her many philanthropic activities, in 2011, Janice received the University of Iowa Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2008 she received the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) Eleanor Raynolds Award for Volunteerism. Recognized as one of 2007s 21 Leaders for the 21st Century by Womens eNews, she was also a recipient of the Channel 21 Award In Excellence for her contribution to Excellence in the Economic Development for Women.

Janice is a board director of the National YMCA and past chair of the YMCA Board of Greater New York; Trustee of the Actors Fund; board director/executive committee, University of Iowa Foundation; Womens Forum of New York immediate past president and current chair of the Corporate Board Initiative; Simmons College School of Management Advisory Board; business committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Economic Club of NY. A native New Yorker, Janice resides in New York City with her husband, Bruce Ellig.

Contact: Cathy Zaharis

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Old Capitol Senate Chamber


Strategic Innovation Academy Session (2nd years only) Add to your Outlook Calendar

2nd Years are asked for assistance with developing video clips about the SI Academy for prospective / incoming students. Topics of discussion could range from why you chose the SI Academy, to favorite/most beneficial coursework in the SI Academy, to experiential learning opportunities (IMIG and 6 sigma and lean), etc.

Contact: Meg Thompson

1:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Location: Exchange


Marketing Academy Optional Session: Jack Lindholm (Conde Nast) Add to your Outlook Calendar

Mmedia director with Conde Nast in NYC and Iowa alum. Jack has a varied background and has seen an amazing transformation in the world of publishing, photography, and media.

Contact: Mark Winkler

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Exchange


May 3 - 5

Tippie Advance Weekend 2013 Add to your Outlook Calendar

Think of it as a campus visit times ten. Advance Weekend is a unique opportunity for admitted and prospective students to experience life at Tippie, meet current students, and get answers to all their questions. At Advance, you'll attend sessions on academics and career services, experience Tippie's social life, get to know Iowa City, and much more! Advance will give you insight into: The culture and social life of Tippie and Iowa City Your future classmates -- not to mention insights from faculty and staff Our strong alumni network, including their reflections on their time at Tippie and how it prepared them to succeed The job search -- you'll hear success stories and learn what you can do to start off on the right track Info you absolutely must know before going back to school -- an "MBA Survival 101" session led by current students Much more than a campus visit, Tippie Advance is a unique opportunity you shouldn't miss!

Contact: Maggie Pearthree
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Location: Iowa City


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