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December

UI Small Business Client Makes Customized Reusable Canvas Bags for Major Grocery Clients (Dec 29)
IEM Offers Lessons in Box Office Prediction Markets (Dec 19)
Trade magazine ranks UI accounting department among the best (Dec 12)
Wipro CFO To Discuss Strategy Development in Tippie Appearance Dec. 9 (Dec 9)
UI Forecaster Sees Iowa Economic Slowdown in '09 But with Some Strength (Dec 9)
UI Combines, Relocates Winter Commencement Exercises Dec. 20 (Dec 8)
JPEC, Centers for Enterprise Sponsor Free Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Dec. 12 (Dec 3)
Tippie Faculty Helps Local Entrepreneur Revolutionize Clubfoot Treatment (Dec 3)
Research Suggests Lower Costs Result from Streamlining Corn Seed Supply Chain (Dec 2)
Ingram Named Interim UI Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (Dec 1)

November

UI Small Business Center Helps Local Entrepreneur Build Businesses (Nov 25)
IEM Within Less Than Half Percentage Point in Presidential Race Prediction (Nov 24)
Area High School Students Attend Accounting Day at Tippie (Nov 24)
MBA Students Spend a Day with Warren Buffett (Nov 24)
UI Researcher Suggests Keeping Premium Brand Prices High, Even in Downturn (Nov 21)
University of Iowa's Career Leadership Academy Graduates First Class of Students (Nov 21)
BusinessWeek Survey Ranks Tippie MBA Among Best Values in the World (Nov 18)
Schmidt Wins Outstanding Mentor Award from UI Graduate College (Nov 11)
Media Advisory: Coverage of 'Mad Money Back to School Tour' (Nov 11)
Career Leadership Academy To Graduate First Class This Weekend (Nov 11)
Tippie Business Student Alex Cullen Helps Bring Mad Money Tour to UI (Nov 6)
Democratic Contract Never Trailed on IEM's Winner Take All Prediction Market (Nov 5)
Alumnus To Discuss Developing Cable Network Start-Ups in Tippie Lecture Nov. 7 (Nov 4)

October

IEM Traders Give Edge to Obama, Democrats, While Franken Price Dips (Oct 30)
Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Comes to University of Iowa (Oct 28)
Fidelity CEO and UI alumnus to visit Tippie College of Business Oct. 29 (Oct 22)
Too Much Success Can Cost Index Fund Investors (Oct 20)
Jim Cramer and His CNBC Show 'Mad Money' To Air from Iowa Memorial Union (Oct 17)
Traders Give Edge to Obama, Democrats, Franken on IEM's Election Markets (Oct 16)
State Farm Insurance Grant To Help Develop Career Leadership Program (Oct 15)
MBA Students To Meet with Warren Buffett (Oct 13)
UI Economic Forecaster Expects Iowa To Hold Its Own through 2009 (Oct 9)
Obama-McCain Gap Widens on Iowa Electronic Markets (Oct 8)
UI Graduates' $1 Million Gift to Benefit Pharmacy and Business Colleges (Oct 1)

September

UI Small Business Development Center Hosts Tax Workshop Series in October (Sep 30)
UI Public Policy Center Hosts Conference on Subprime Lending Crisis Oct. 10-11 (Sep 29)
McCain Contracts Shed 10 Percent of Value in Weekend IEM Trading (Sep 29)
On Day of the First Debate, IEM Traders Still Make Obama the Favorite (Sep 26)
The Economist Ranks Tippie MBA as One of World's 100 Best (Sep 26)
UI Program Teaches Business Skills to Arts Students (Sep 24)
UI Institute Continues Preparing Students for Wall Street Careers (Sep 23)
UI Research Shows Tort Reform Sometimes Lowers Insurance Premiums (Sep 22)
Accounting Standards Board Member To Discuss Upcoming Changes (Sep 18)
Research Links Creativity, Economic Growth in Iowa Counties (Sep 17)
UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Ranked As One of Top 25 (Sep 15)
Des Moines Business Owner DeWaay To Meet with UI Entrepreneurial Students (Sep 10)
IEM traders Unmoved by Conventions' Festivities (Sep 5)

August

Obama Price Little Changed on IEM Following Democratic Convention (Aug 29)
Tippie College To Lead Top Study Abroad Program for Business Students (Aug 28)
'Explore Entrepreneurship' Sept. 8 (Aug 26)
IEM Opens Congressional Control Prediction Market (Aug 26)
IEM Traders Give Edge to Obama as Democratic National Convention Gets Underway (Aug 25)
IEM, Minnpost.com Team up for Coleman-Franken Minnesota Senate Market (Aug 21)
UI President Mason Notes Passing of UI Alumnus, Benefactor Pomerantz (Aug 15)
UI Iowa Edge Program Eases New Student Transition Aug. 18 Through 22 (Aug 14)
Tippie College of Business To Celebrate 150 Years of Business Education at Iowa (Aug 11)

July

Iowa Students Build Business, Get Help from Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute (Jul 22)
Beth Bellman Receives Murthy Prize in Marketing (Jul 14)
College Announces Iowa Electronic Markets Institute Advisory Board (Jul 14)
Tippie College Expands Its International Opportunities (Jul 14)
UI Forecaster Sees Continued Growth in Iowa Economy (Jul 8)

June

Billett Receives Collegiate Teaching Award (Jun 12)
UI Requests Regent OK for Acceptance of Des Moines Higher Education Center (Jun 5)
Stead To Receive 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award (Jun 5)
IEM Investors Give Big Edge to Obama over McCain to Win General Election (Jun 4)
MBA Students To Spend Week at Deere Headquarters, Learn about Lean Manufacturing (Jun 2)
Stead To Receive 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award (Jun 2)
Mason Announces President's 2008 Awards for Outreach, Public Engagement (Jun 2)

May

Iowa's Tippie Undergraduate Investors Win Krause Challenge (May 30)
Study: Owning a Home Doesn't Necessarily Benefit Families (May 21)
South Central Iowa Showcased in Annual UI Faculty Tour (May 19)
UI Researchers Among Those Calling for Legal Clarification of Prediction Markets (May 16)
Engineering Announces 2008 Storer Entrepreneurial Award Winner (May 15)
Tippie MBA Students Help Spread the Word about Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment (May 15)
Local Students Honored in Iowa Business Plan Competition (May 15)
Iowa City Reception to Honor Tippie the Cow May 16 (May 9)
UI to Confer Degrees in Spring Commencement Exercises (May 7)
Clinton Contract Takes a Beating on Iowa Electronic Markets (May 7)
Research Confirms a Firm Grip Is Key to Successful Job Interview (May 6)
Researcher Finds Good Management, Stock Buy-Backs, Deter Takeover Attempts (May 5)
Tippie Students Recognized at UI Honors Program Ceremony (May 5)
Consider Iowa Launches New Web Site (May 2)

April

Small Business Development Center Offers Planning Workshop May 8 (Apr 29)
Wilson Receives Top Dissertation Award from Tax Accounting Group (Apr 25)
Fethke, Student Honored at Finkbine Dinner (Apr 23)
IEM Investors Still Believe Obama Will Be Democratic Nominee (Apr 21)
Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Offers Training in Starting a Business April 25 (Apr 15)
Iowa Researcher Works To Make Voting Easier, Fairer, in Wake of New Law (Apr 10)
Tippie Student Named Iowa Student Employee of the Year for 2007-08 (Apr 9)
Meetup Founder to Discuss Online Communities at April 11 UI Lecture (Apr 7)
Tippie MBA Students Place at Simon Marketing Case Competition (Apr 4)
UI Economic Forecaster Sees Continued Growth in Iowa Despite National Downturn (Apr 4)
University of Iowa Students Hit the Road in April to Explore Careers in Iowa (Apr 2)
Tippie MBA's Henry Fund Named Top Student-Managed Fund for Third Year (Apr 1)
Statewide Conference Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs (Apr 1)
Doctoral Student Develops User-Friendly Model To Assess Nursing Home Quality (Apr 1)
Students Honored for Business Plans (Apr 1)

March

McCain Closing Gap with Democrats on IEM Presidential Market (Mar 31)
MBA Students To Train Iowa City High School Students for Leadership (Mar 28)
Business Leader To Discuss the Chemistry of Entrepreneurship March 27 (Mar 20)
Jay Sa-Aadu Named Head of Tippie MBA Programs (Mar 14)
UI Offers Grants for Entrepreneurship Educators (Mar 13)
Researchers Link Questionable Mergers to CEO Arrogance (Mar 4)

February

MBA Students To Make Food for Iowa City Shelter House Residents March 5 (Feb 29)
Registration Begins for UI Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Camps (Feb 27)
UI Student Job and Internship Fair Features Diverse Opportunities Feb. 28 (Feb 25)
College To Celebrate 150 Years with Gala Event (Feb 21)
Tippie Students To Prepare Taxes for Free As Part of Program Beginning Feb. 24 (Feb 18)
Donnelly To Discuss Bringing Research to Market Feb. 21 (Feb 15)
UI Alumna To Lecture on Green and Clean Entrepreneurship Feb. 22 (Feb 15)
Analysis: IEM More Accurate at Predicting Elections Than Polls from 1988 to 2004 (Feb 14)
FastTrac Training Program for Entrepreneurs Starts Feb. 21 (Feb 12)
Super Tuesday Brings Wild Swings to Iowa Electronic Markets (Feb 6)
On Super Tuesday, Clinton's Lead Slips on IEM (Feb 5)
Tippie MBA's Business Consulting Center Opens with First Clients (Feb 4)

January

Women 3.0 Magazine Ranks Tippie EMBA Program As One of the Best (Jan 31)
Rynes Receives MERInstitute Award (Jan 31)
Financial Times Names Tippie Accounting Program Among Top 10 in World (Jan 30)
McCain, Clinton Take Commanding Leads on Iowa Electronic Markets (Jan 30)
Business Students To Analyze, Rate Commercials During Super Bowl (Jan 28)
Tippie Research Finds That Blissfully Ignorant Shoppers are Happier with Their Choices (Jan 28)
Henry Fund, Managed By Tippie MBA Students, Grows 12 Percent in 2007 (Jan 11)
Clinton back on top of Iowa Electronic Markets after New Hampshire Win (Jan 9)
Obama, McCain Lead Iowa Electronic Markets on N.H. Primary Day (Jan 8)
UI Election Web Site To Be Included in Library of Congress Collection (Jan 7)
Obama, Huckabee Up; Clinton, Romney Down on Iowa Electronic Markets (Jan 4)
McCain, Clinton Lead Iowa IEM Nomination Markets on Caucus Day (Jan 3)