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December

McCain Gains, Romney Takes Lead on IEM (Dec 27)
UI to Award Honorary Degrees to Pomerantz, Ponseti (Dec 14)
UI Economics Institute Projects Steady Job Growth in Iowa in 2008 (Dec 13)
Huckabee Debuts Strong, Then Fades on IEM Nomination Market (Dec 6)
Iowa Electronic Markets To Offer Huckabee Contract (Dec 4)

November

Entrepreneurial Center Boot Camp Offers Training in Starting a Business (Nov 30)
Kum & Go's Krause To Receive University of Iowa Business Leadership Award (Nov 29)
Fiscal Wake Up Tour Speakers Available for Interviews (Nov 29)
Tippie Student Wins 'Coming to America' Essay Contest (Nov 29)
Three UI Graduate Students Receive Braverman Scholarships (Nov 28)
UI Pappajohn Center Moves up in Entrepreneur Magazine Rankings (Nov 26)
Merrill Lynch Insurance Expert Will Give Tippie Lecture Nov. 26 (Nov 20)
Looming National Debt Crisis Subject of RSM McGladrey Lecture at UI (Nov 19)
Bovine Prints To Support Tippie Cowlege of Business (Nov 16)
Xerox Turn-Around Leader Zimmerman To Speak at Tippie College of Business (Nov 6)
Alumna, CEO To Deliver Nov. 6 Tippie Lectures (Nov 2)

October

UI Offering Mini-Grants To Help Teach Entrepreneurship (Oct 26)
Entrepreneur Lecture Series Examines Licensing and Risk Management (Oct 24)
Small Business Seminar To Address Reluctance To Call Clients (Oct 18)
Finance Professor Bates Studies the Mysterious Crash of '87 (Oct 16)
UI Researchers Seek To Ease Children's Pain During Medical Procedures (Oct 15)
Diversity Executives in Residence Program Launched, Alumni Give Lecture Oct. 15 (Oct 15)
Gady To Discuss Entrepreneurship During Lecture Oct. 19 (Oct 12)
Princeton Review Ranks Tippie MBA Programs Among Nation's Best (Oct 9)
Rietz's Research Finds Runoff Elections Hurt Minority Representation (Oct 4)

September

Des Moines Center Internship Program Adds Five Students for Fall Semester (Sep 28)
UI Researcher Looks for Better Routes for Relief Supplies to Disaster Sites (Sep 20)
Health Care Entrepreneur, Stent Inventor Villafana To Speak at UI (Sep 20)
UI FastTrac® Training Program for Washington County Entrepreneurs Starts Sept. 24 (Sep 18)
Career Fair Set for Thursday (Sep 17)
Report on U.S. Senate Accounting Investigation Cites Gleason Research (Sep 12)
President Mason announces Lopes to Serve as UI Interim Provost (Sep 11)
Supervalu CEO, UI Alumnus To Speak at Tippie Forum (Sep 10)
Carver Trust Grant Funds High School Entrepreneurship Curriculum (Sep 7)
Fred Thompson Unchanged on IEM after Formal Declaration of Candidacy (Sep 7)
Tippie MBA Students To Develop Marketing Plan for Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment (Sep 5)

August

Big Ten, Fox Networks To Offer Internships to UI Students (Aug 30)
Lead Economist of World Bank's Economic Research Group To Speak Sept. 6-7 (Aug 27)
FastTrac® Training Program for Entrepreneurs Starts Sept. 26 (Aug 24)
UI Vice Presidents Will Meet with Dubuque Business Leaders Aug. 30 (Aug 24)
UI To Offer Small Business Grant Writing Workshop (Aug 23)
Fortune, Forbes Surveys Rank Tippie Programs Among Best in Country (Aug 22)
Tippie 20th in U.S. News Rankings (Aug 17)
Geweke New Head of UI State Economic Forecasting Center (Aug 10)

July

Fethke Announces President's 2007 Awards for Outreach, Public Engagement (Jul 27)
Second Entrepreneurial Institute Brings More Students to Western Iowa (Jul 25)
Ph.D. Graduate Receives ‘Best Paper’ Award (Jul 20)
Tippie Faculty Member’s Collaborative Work Earns Obermann Grant (Jul 12)
Youth Learn Entrepreneurship with Ice Cream (Jul 5)

June

Business Professor Develops Model for Drafting Fantasy Football Team (Jun 29)
New Book by UI Professor Helps Businesses Grow with Experimental Design (Jun 25)
IEM Offers Fred Thompson Contract in Republican Nomination Market (Jun 15)
Survey Ranks UI Econometrics Researchers Among World's Most Productive (Jun 14)
Business Professor Research Finds Mutual Funds Take Advantage of Novices (Jun 1)

May

UI Nonprofit Center Sets Meetings To Discuss State Guidelines (May 31)
University of Iowa Student Wins Prestigious Udall Scholarship (May 15)
Lie Named to Time Magazine's Most Influential People List (May 3)
Hubbard Named Outstanding Teaching Assistant (May 2)
Des Moines Businessman Creates UI Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship (May 2)
UI Economics Researcher: Term Limits Could Invigorate Senate Elections (May 2)
Registration Still Open for Middle School Entrepreneur Camp (May 1)

April

Four UI Students Receive Volding Business Plan Seed Grants (Apr 30)
John Pappajohn Helps MBA Students Study in Greece (Apr 25)
Iowa Red Bull Distributor To Speak at May 3 UI Event in Des Moines (Apr 24)
Tippie Undergraduate Wins Hancher/Finkbine Student Medallion (Apr 23)
Construction Company CEO To Discuss Prototype Development (Apr 19)
UI Introduces Arts Management Emphasis Area for Students (Apr 19)
Public Invited To View UI Undergraduate Research Forum Posters April 21 (Apr 18)
Lie, UI Officials Congratulate Wall Street Journal Reporters for Pulitzer Prize (Apr 16)
Brown Honored for Engagement Efforts (Apr 12)
Frito-Lay, Pepsi Executive To Deliver Tippie Lecture (Apr 6)
UI Students Win $5,000 in Pappajohn Business Plan Competition (Apr 4)
U.S. News Ranks Tippie MBA Program (Apr 3)
Energy Pioneer to Discuss Ethanol's Future & Impact on State April 12 (Apr 3)
Iowa Lakes, UI Partner on Entrepreneurship, Economic Development and Degree (Apr 3)
Henry Fund Wins Student Stock Portfolio Competition (Apr 3)

March

Schmidt Honored for Contributions to Psychological Science (Mar 29)
Construction Is Underway on the 'House That Tippie Built' (Mar 27)
Pomerantz Center Hosts Retail and Sales Career Fair (Mar 23)
Iowa Electronic Markets Open 2008 Presidential Nomination Market (Mar 22)
Registration Begins for Middle School Entrepreneur Camp (Mar 21)
Registration Begins for Youth Entrepreneur Camp (Mar 21)
Bandag CEO Carver Will Discuss Leadership in UI Lecture March 26 (Mar 20)
IOWA Centers for Enterprise To Host Open House March 22 (Mar 15)
MTV Program Manager Tuma Basa Will Discuss Branding in UI Lecture (Mar 14)
Pomerantz Gives $4 Million To Endow UI Chairs, Honor John Colloton (Mar 9)
Seminar To Examine Franchise Ownership Opportunities (Mar 2)
Iowa Health Prediction Market Opens Trading on Avian Flu Market (Mar 1)

February

Tippie PhD Student Wins APICS Competition (Feb 28)
UI Student Entrepreneurs To Compete at State Business Plan Competition (Feb 26)
Awards for Underrepresented Business, Engineering Students Announced (Feb 23)
Des Moines Business Leaders To Discuss Entrepreneurialism in Iowa (Feb 22)
JPEC Sets Entrepreneurship Week Events Feb. 24 through March 3 (Feb 21)
Health and Science Career Fair Set (Feb 20)
UI Researchers Find Positive Market Reaction to Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Feb 20)
Registration Deadline for Free Trade Seminar Extended to Feb. 19 (Feb 16)
Career Fair Will Be Feb. 14 For Arts, Entertainment, and Media Jobs (Feb 13)
Accounting Ph.D. Student Receives Deloitte & Touche Dissertation Fellowship (Feb 7)
Entrepreneur Lecture Series Examines Medical Device Inventions (Feb 7)
UI Offers FastTrac Training Program for Entrepreneurs (Feb 7)
Dinners Will Include Lessons in Global Etiquette (Feb 6)
Accounting Doctoral Student Named Deloitte & Touche Fellow (Feb 5)
Registration Deadline Feb. 14 for Free Trade Seminar (Feb 5)
Financial Times Ranks Tippie Among World's Best (Feb 2)

January

Conference To Help College Seniors Start Their Careers Set for Feb. 3 (Jan 26)
UI Business Students To Build Habitat for Humanity House (Jan 25)
Lie Research Leads to Award for Wall Street Journal (Jan 25)
Survey Ranks UI Researchers High in Doctoral Productivity (Jan 24)
Tippie Faculty Win Instructional Improvement Awards from Council on Teaching (Jan 24)
Students Study Microfinance Economic Development During India Trip (Jan 23)
United Air CFO, Restructuring Chief To Speak at UI Feb. 2 (Jan 19)
Texas Couple Creates Endowed Business, Law Chairs at University Of Iowa (Jan 18)
UI Students Move To Des Moines for Spring Semester Internships (Jan 17)
UI JPEC Co-Sponsors Iowa Business Plan Competition (Jan 16)
Tippie MBA-PM Expands Des Moines Program (Jan 11)
UI Economic Forecasting Institute Projects Average Growth in Iowa (Jan 8)
UI, Pella Corp. Partner To Teach Lean Manufacturing to MBA Students (Jan 3)