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Full-time MBA Events for July 28-August 3, 2013

There are no events for July 28 - August 3.

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February 11

Marketing Academy: Mike Gerholdt Add to your Outlook Calendar

Imagine the “customer experience” of the future - featuring Mike Gerholdt

«  The digital (and digital marketing) world changes at a pace that is impossible for any individual to keep up with. Imagine the world of a connected customer and how you, as a marketer, could inform, interact, and engage with your customer in a real time, one-to-one custom fashion. Sound too futuristic? Perhaps not. Presented by Mike Gerholdt, Salesforce Dreamforce keynote presenter and Salesforce’s only Midwestern-based Salesforce Evangelist.

 

Contact: Jan Fasse

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C435 PC


Business Analytics Academy: Data Preparation Add to your Outlook Calendar

Dr. Sam Burer will speak to the Academy about the process of developing data set for use in analytics projects. This session is designed to give you another “tool” in your analytics tool box. The process of gathering and preparing data for analytic analysis will be presented. 

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: S401 PBB


Hillphoenix Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for an information session with Nate Weaton, VP & GM at Hillphoenix, a Dover company. Hillphoenix is a leading manufacturer of display cases, specialty products, refrigeration and power systems, walk-ins and comprehensive services.
 
This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
 
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch 

For more information and to RSVP for this event, please login to MBA Focus.

Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


Finance Academy: Chung Ma - Virginia Retirement System Add to your Outlook Calendar

Chung Ma
Virginia Retirement System
Portfolio Manager & Head of Currency Management Team 

Chung's responsibilities include portfolio management, quantitative research, and risk modelling. Specifically he manages the Fund FX exposures and the internal emerging markets equity strategy. Chung joined the VRS in 2013 after serving as a Portfolio Manager at AllianceBernstein, where he managed G10 and emerging market FX strategies for both equity overlay and stand-alone mandates. Prior to that, he was a senior quantitative analyst in the Global Value Equity unit at AllianceBernstein. Before AllianceBernstein, he was a management consultant at Accenture, managing projects in the financial services industry. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in Economics from Hunter College. He is a CFA charter holder.

Contact: Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C425 PC


February 12

Personal Branding with Ginny Wilson Peters Add to your Outlook Calendar

This training session is sponsored by the MBA Women's Leadership Program. Coffee and pastries will be provided. 

NOTE TO PARTICIPANTS: To prepare for our personal branding discussion, please reach out to 5 - 10 people who know you and ask them the following questions: What are two or three words that best describe me? What do you see as my unique ability? (Unique abilities include talents, skills, characteristics that describe me, what I'm good at, how I do things, and why you can count on me.) Please bring the answers to our session for further discussion. 

Contact: Lisa Ferguson

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: C435 PC

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(Deadline: 2/11/16)

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February 15

Spring Trip Info Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

This meeting will general overview of the trip details and answer any questions. Minneapolis!!! Yeah!!!

Contact: Rachel Gallagher

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC

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(Deadline: 2/11/16)

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February 16

Niagara Bottling Virtual Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for a virtual information session with Ed Tien, Corporate Recruiter at Niagara Bottling. Family owned and operated since 1963, Niagara® Bottling is a leading bottled water supplier in the U.S. providing healthy hydration for the entire family at a value, Now That’s Refreshing®!

This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
 
• Please dress business casual
• Feel free to bring your lunch

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Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


February 17

2nd year focus group--by invitation Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please contact Jill if you would like to participate!

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:25 PM

Location: C425 PC


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Study Abroad Info Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Learn about the exchange opportunities at Erasmus School of Management in the Netherlands and at Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) in Germany. Feel free to bring your own lunch.

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC

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February 18

Joint Academy Session: Diversity Add to your Outlook Calendar

Executives from Kimberly Clark will speak to all three academies about the importance of diversity and how Kimberly Clark is developing diversity at Kimberly Clark. 

Contact: Jan Fasse, Jennifer Blackhurst, Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: IMU - Iowa Theater - Room 166


Vanguard Virtual Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for a virtual information session with Karen Fox, Manager of University Relations and Recruiting Partnerships at Vanguard. Vanguard is one of the world's largest investment management companies with about 280 low-cost traditional funds and ETFs. They have 16 locations worldwide with more than 14,000 crew members.
 
This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch

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Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


February 19

CFA Research Challenge first round Add to your Outlook Calendar

More details will follow for those competing.

Contact: Michael Geneser

Location: Des Moines


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February 22

1st year focus group Add to your Outlook Calendar

If you are interested in participating, please contact Jill!

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:25 PM

Location: TBD


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February 23

Cyber Science 3D Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for an information session with Cyber Science 3D – Tom Nicknish (President) and Lam Rumpf (Controller) will be giving an overview of the Coralville based company and talking about career opportunities. Cyber Science 3D (Formerly known as Cyber-Anatomy Corp. and Viz-Tek, Inc.) was founded in 2007 in Iowa City, IA USA. The company specializes in the development and delivery of simulation technologies and simulators for the education, military, medical, and training industries.

This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch

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Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


February 24

Int'l Student Success Group: CPT/OPT Overview Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for a presentation by ISSS on CPT and OPT.  Lunch will be provided for those that RSVP by Sunday, Feb. 23.

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC

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(Deadline: 2/22/16)

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February 25

Business Analytics Academy: Innovation and Visualization Add to your Outlook Calendar

Dr. L. Miguel Encarnação, SVP and Chief Innovation Officer at ACT will speak to the Academy about the innovation process as well as visualization of analytics analysis for maximum impact.

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: S401 PBB


Finance Academy: Owen Beelders - TIAA-CREF Add to your Outlook Calendar

Owen Beelders
TIAA-CREF
Senior Director

Owen Beelders has 13 years of experience in the financial services industry that includes two years in structured insurance products and 10 years modeling mortgages. He currently works in the Quantitative Methods group of enterprise risk management. He joined TIAA-CREF in September 2014 from AllianceBernstein, Fixed Income Quantitative Methods group, where his non-agency models were used as a platform for PPIP and institutional funds. Previously, he held positions at Citigroup, Chubb Financial Solutions and was an assistant professor at Emory University. Owen holds a Phd in economics from the University of Rochester and a Masters (economics) and BS(hons) (statistics) degree from the University of Cape Town.

Contact: Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C425 PC


State Farm Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for an information session with Cooper Kennard, College Relations Coordinator at State Farm. 
 
"Looking to put your valuable talents, skills and hard work to good use? As the nation's number one insurer, we're committed to serving our customers and helping them live more confidently. We want them to know that what matters to them—matters to us—and we'll help them protect it. It's important work, and we can't do it without you. Explore the many career areas available to you at State Farm®." - State Farm website
 
The information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in C435 PC.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch 

For more information and to RSVP to this event, please login to MBA Focus.

Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C435 PC


March 3

Finance Academy: Anita Prasad - Microsoft Corporation Add to your Outlook Calendar

Anita Prasad
General Manager, Treasury Capital Management
Microsoft Corporation

As the General Manager of Treasury Capital Management at Microsoft, Anita Prasad is responsible for corporate finance, capital structure, share buybacks & dividend policy, structured investments, global cash and liquidity, treasury operations, and credit services for MS online businesses.

Anita is passionate about leveraging technology and partnering with customers and vendors to help drive revenue opportunities. She provided leadership to drive the recently announced external reporting segment changes. She lead the first ever implementation of SWIFT’s ISO-XML 20022 version 2 for worldwide cash operations and implemented a SQL based BI application; both showcase MS technologies. She has led her team to winning several industry awards including Euro-Finance, Alexander Hamilton, Adam Smith, and Pinnacle awards for leveraging technology and innovative processes to address business challenges in treasury. She was named to the 2011 list of Treasury & Risk magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in Finance and 2014 Adam Smith’s Treasury Woman of the Year.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Anita served as Vice President of Treasury and Tax at LSI Logic Corporation. During her tenure Anita provided leadership in designing effective balance sheet structuring, manufacturing strategy & pricing policy, stock buyback programs, currency & interest rate risk management, M&A, domestic and off-shore portfolio management, venture portfolio, and international tax structuring.

Before corporate life, Anita was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She holds a Bachelors and Masters in Economics, an MBA in MIS, and a PhD in Finance and International Business.

Contact: Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C425 PC


Scientific Games Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for an information session with Micayla Federpsiel, Senior Talent Acquisition at Scientific Games. Scientific Games is a leading innovator in the global lottery and regulated gaming industries. Beginning with the breakthrough technology that launched the world’s very first secure instant lottery game in 1974, the company has continued to advance the games, technology, programs, marketing research and security that have been a driving force behind the success of more than 300 customers on six continents over the last 40 years.
 
This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch

For more information and to RSVP for this event, please login to MBA Focus.

Contact: Shauna O'Grady
More information

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: C435 PC


Business Analytics Academy: Online Gaming Add to your Outlook Calendar

Scientific Games will speak to the Academy about the use of analytics in online gaming. (http://www.sginteractive.com/)

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: S401 PBB


March 10

Business Analytics Academy: No Academy Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Academy – Finals Week

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: N/A


March 17

Business Analytics Academy: No Academy Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Academies – Spring Break

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: N/A


March 21

Lean In Circle Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join the MBA Women's Leadership Program for our second Lean In Circle, hosted by Dean Gardial. Light refreshments will be provided, courtesy of Dean Gardial.

Contact: Lisa Ferguson

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Dean Gardial's Home (address to be emailed at a later date)

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(Deadline: 3/20/16)

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March 22

National Co+op Grocers Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please join us for an information session with Lauren Olson, Director of Talent Development at National Co+op Grocers. National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 148 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales of over $1.8 billion and over 1.5 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere.
 
This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM in room C435.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch

For more infromation and to RSVP to this event, please login to MBA Focus.

Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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Location: C435 PC


March 23

ISSG: H1B overview Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join us for an overview by Laura Prince (ISSS) on the H1B process.  Lunch provided for those that RSVP by Sunday, March 20.

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC

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(Deadline: 3/21/16)

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March 24

Joint Academy Session: Mike Draper - RAYGUN Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Jan Fasse, Jennifer Blackhurst, Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: IMU - Iowa Theater - Room 166


March 25

PricewaterhouseCoopers Information Session Add to your Outlook Calendar

Please feel free to join us for an information session with Gabe Hansen, former Director of Student Services and Tippie MBA Alum, who is now the Director of Client Strategy Network at PwC in Chicago.

PwC focuses on audit and assurancetax and consulting services. Additionally, in the US, PwC concentrates on 16 key industries and provides targeted services that include — but are not limited to — human resources,dealsforensics, and consulting services. We help resolve complex issues and identify opportunities.
 
This information session will be from 12:30-1:20 PM iroom S107 PBB.
  • Please dress business casual
  • Feel free to bring your lunch

For more information or to RSVP to this event, please login to MBA Focus.

Contact: Shauna O'Grady
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: S107 PBB


March 31 - 2

Rutgers Case Competition Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Michael Geneser

Location: Piscataway, NJ


Spring Trip Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Jill Tomkins

Location: Minneapolis, MN


Business Analytics Academy: No Academy Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Academies – Spring Trip to Minneapolis

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: N/A


April 2

Tippie Women's Summit Add to your Outlook Calendar

Mark your calendars for the annual Tippie Women's Summit! Additional details and RSVP link to be provided.

Contact: Lisa Ferguson

Location: TBD


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April 6

Town Hall Add to your Outlook Calendar

Agenda TBA.  RSVP by Sunday, April 3 to be included in lunch order.

Contact: Jill Tomkins

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: C425 PC

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(Deadline: 4/6/16)

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April 7 - 9

Fisher Case Competition Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Michael Geneser

Location: Columbus, OH


April 11

CFA Research Challenge final round Add to your Outlook Calendar


Contact: Michael Geneser

Location: Chicago


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April 14

Business Analytics Academy: No Academy Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Academies – Knapp Speaker Series Week

 

BA Case Competition April 14 – 15, 2016

 

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: N/A


April 21

Getting Ready to Graduate Add to your Outlook Calendar

All the details you need for graduation!  Required for 2nd years.

Contact: Jill Tomkins

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: C435 PC


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Finance Academy: Andrew Himmer - Dow Chemical Add to your Outlook Calendar

Andrew Himmer
Dow Chemical
Corporate Treasury
Treasury Associate Manager 

Andrew Himmer is currently Manager of Quantitative Analysis and Risk Management within Dow Chemical’s Treasury Department. Within this role, Andrew is responsible for researching and developing investment strategies across asset classes for Dow’s North American Pension plans. In addition, Andrew also manages risk for Dow’s commodity and foreign exchange Corporate Hedging programs.

Prior to his current role, Andrew was a Treasury Credit Analyst managing a large portfolio of Dow customers. In that role, Andrew employed fundamental analysis of customer financial statements and balanced risk versus reward of individual and industry exposures in order to efficiently manage Dow’s working capital.

Prior to joining Dow, Andrew was a VP of Engineering at a technology startup (TheFancy.com) and a Software Engineer at IBM.

Andrew holds an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The University of Chicago. He also holds an MS in Computer Science from Stony Brook University, and a BS in Computer Science from Florida State University.

 

Contact: Charles Fishkin

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: C425 PC


April 22

Authentic Leadership with Susan Palmer Add to your Outlook Calendar

Join the MBA Women's Leadership Program for a free session with leadership development consultant Susan Palmer. Susan will teach authentic leadership: being an effective leader by being true to yourself. Please watch your email for additional information on a free book and activities to be completed before the training. Coffee, pastries, and lunch will be provided. 

(Rescheduled from last semester) 

Contact: Lisa Ferguson
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8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: TBD

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Spring Ball Add to your Outlook Calendar

Details to come.

Contact: Maureen Tierney

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Coralville Marriott


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April 29

Aspen Case Competition Final Round Add to your Outlook Calendar

Contact: Michael Geneser

Location: New York, NY


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May 12

Business Analytics Academy: No Academy Add to your Outlook Calendar

No Academies – Final Exam Week

Contact: Jennifer Blackhurst

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: N/A