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December

Tippie Commencement Ceremonies Set for December 18 and 19 (Dec 10)
Career Center Expands Programs to Help Students Find Jobs in Bad Economy (Dec 9)
UI Research Finds Baseball Free Agents Shirk, But Not As Much As Fans Think (Dec 8)
UI Research: Despite Downturn, Real Estate Remains Part of a Strong Portfolio (Dec 8)
Tippie MBA Program Helps Bring Growth to Downtown Des Moines, Cedar Rapids (Dec 7)
UI to Present Henry Tippie with Honorary Doctorate at December Commencement (Dec 3)
Study of Army Hospitals Shows Increased but Not Unwise End-of-Year Spending (Dec 3)
IEM Opens Congressional Control Prediction Market for 2010 Elections (Dec 2)

November

Tippie Ethics Team Captures Second Place in National Tournament (Nov 24)
MBA Students Advance to National Investment Research Competition (Nov 19)
Researcher's Analysis Shows Buying Alaska No Sweet Deal for American Taxpayers (Nov 6)

October

UI Researchers Study Value of Executive MBA Degree (Oct 27)
Tippie Students to Compete in Bass Fishing Championship (Oct 19)
UI Study Finds Too Much Global Experience Might Harm Career Advancement (Oct 19)
UI Student Business Wins $50,000 Federal Grant to Develop Biomass for Energy (Oct 16)
The Economist Magazine Ranks Tippie MBA among World's Best (Oct 15)
Accounting Professor Penno Receives Top Paper Award (Oct 15)
Products Aren't Contagious, But UI Research Shows We Act As If They Are (Oct 12)
UI Handshake Expert: Job Interviewees Should Still Shake, Despite Flu Fears (Oct 7)
Alumnus, Web Marketing Expert to Discuss Entrepreneurialism in UI Visit (Oct 2)
State Farm Grant Renewed to Help Develop Career Leadership Program (Oct 2)
New Student Group Aims to Help Build Sports Management Careers (Oct 1)

September

Iowa Researcher Finds Nader Likely Helped Gore in 2000 Election (Sep 28)
Gateway Computer Founder Ted Waitt to Speak at UI Oct. 9 (Sep 25)
Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks UI One of Country's Best for Entrepreneurs (Sep 23)
Iowa Business Professor Studies Why GORE-TEX Maker So Successful (Sep 18)
UI Business Researchers Help Health Care Organizations Control Costs (Sep 17)
Fall Career and Internship Fair Set for Sept. 22 (Sep 11)
University of Iowa to Bring Bachelor's Degrees to DMACC (Sep 9)
Iowa Researcher Points Out That Health Insurance Really Isn't Insurance (Sep 9)
UI MBA Program Building New Classroom Facility in Downtown Cedar Rapids (Sep 2)
Tippie Researcher Tests Investor Opinion Divergence Measures (Sep 1)

August

AmeriCorps VISTA Worker to Help Connect UI Students and Community (Aug 20)
Tippie Undergrad Program Rises in U.S. News Ranking (Aug 20)
JPEC, Small Business Center Send Businesses to Business Plan Semifinals (Aug 12)
Forbes Ranking Puts Tippie MBA in Elite Group (Aug 7)
Businesses Growing in Iowa from Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute (Aug 4)

July

Tippie Students Recognized by UI Honors Program (Jul 23)
Tippie Cranks Up the Volume with Visit by Guitar Hero Game Developers (Jul 16)
Youth Entrepreneurship Camp Remembers Paul Heyn with Ice Cream (Jul 6)
UI SBDC, JPEC Help Competitors Reach Business Plan Semifinals (Jul 2)

June

UI Entrepreneurial Contest Winner to Start Green Business (Jun 23)
Whiteman Named Interim Director of Institute for Economic Research (Jun 22)
Leverty Receives Collegiate Teaching Award (Jun 18)
University of Iowa Study Shows Marketing Impacts a Firm's Risk (Jun 11)
McLean to Receive 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award (Jun 9)
Break Room Posters: Motivational or Mockable? (Jun 9)
Erik Lie Research Suggests Bankruptcy Won't Help GM Much (Jun 1)

May

Dustin Named Outstanding Teaching Assistant (May 27)
Small Business Development Center to Host R&D Funding Conference (May 18)
Civic Engagement Program Will Move to Pomerantz Career Center (May 11)
Students Receive Entrepreneurial Scholarships (May 6)
Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Hosts Boot Camp May 15 (May 6)
Loebsack to Attend Tippie Build 2 Dedication May 8 (May 4)
Iowa Electronic health Market Opens H1N1 Swine Flu Prediction Markets (May 4)

April

Small Business Development Center to Hold Business Succession Planning Workshop (Apr 24)
Ph.D. Student Receives Outstanding Mentor Award (Apr 24)
Tippie School of Management, Graduate Programs Make U.S. News' Top 25 Rankings (Apr 24)
Small Business Development Center Tax Workshop Series Begins April 27 (Apr 23)
Students Graduate from University of Iowa Career Leadership Academy (Apr 22)
If It's Toxic, Is It Really an Asset? (Apr 22)
Tippie Students Recognized at Finkbine Dinner (Apr 20)
Tippie Undergraduate Students to Present Research at April 25 Celebration (Apr 20)
Study by Lie Finds Corporate Debt Sticks Even through Bankruptcy (Apr 17)
New Club Helps Non-Finance Students Learn about Markets (Apr 15)
Students Help Cedar Rapids Economic Development Group with Database of Waste (Apr 14)
'Road Warrior' to Discuss a Life on the Road (Apr 8)
MBA Students to Train Iowa City High School Students for Leadership (Apr 8)
Tippie MBA Featured in BusinessWeek's Specialty Rankings (Apr 8)
UI Career Services Volunteer to Help Unemployed Workers (Apr 7)
Business Students Continue to Give Back with Tippie Build 2 (Apr 7)
Mount Honor Recognizes Personality and Job Performance Research (Apr 7)
UI Business Student Wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Apr 3)

March

Henry Fund Wins Stock Portfolio Competition Again (Mar 31)
UI Honors Student Rachel Nathanson Wins 2009 Truman Scholarship (Mar 31)
Paul Heyn Remembered with UI Youth Entrepreneurship Scholarships (Mar 30)
Despite Economic Crisis, Investment Banks Still Hiiring UI Finance Students (Mar 27)
TIAA-CREF Chief Ferguson Urges Continued Investment in Higher Education (Mar 26)
Mick Mount Receives Scientific Contributions Award (Mar 26)
Ken Brown Wins Top University Teaching Award (Mar 26)
New Partnership Helps MBA Students Earn Investment Profession Designation (Mar 24)
Elevator Pitches (Mar 23)
Tippie Build 2 Breaks Ground (Mar 20)
UI Economic Forecaster Sees Continued Slowing in Iowa Economy (Mar 13)
TIAA-CREF's Ferguson to discuss economy, higher education in lecture March 25 (Mar 13)
Two Top Economists to Analyze U.S. Economy in UI Appearances This Month (Mar 10)
Tippie Undergraduate Showcases Research in Des Moines (Mar 6)
Moeller Named Tippie Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program (Mar 5)

February

Tippie Makes Big Jump in BusinessWeek Undergrad Rankings (Feb 27)
Conference to Help Businesses Learn about New Financial Reporting Requirements (Feb 24)
Alumnus and Shoe Guru Zach Bromert to Talk Nikes with Business Students (Feb 23)
Small Business Center Hosts Disaster Tax Seminar for Businesses Feb. 26 (Feb 19)
UI to Host Career and Job Fair Feb. 25 (Feb 19)
Tippie MBA Team Wins Regional Case Study Competition (Feb 19)
UI Professor Finds a Way To Make Money Investing in Insurance Stocks (Feb 12)
Toronto Stock Exchange Chief Discusses Economy in UI Appearance (Feb 11)
UI To Help Groups Sponsor Statewide Career Awareness Events (Feb 11)
Toronto Stock Exchange CEO to Speak at Tippie Feb. 10 (Feb 6)
Alumni Win Technology Start-Up Award for Business Developed as Tippie Students (Feb 4)
Financial Times Ranking Reflects Tippie MBA Focus on Experiential Learning (Feb 3)
Tippie Women in Business to Hold Speed Networking Event Feb. 25 (Feb 2)
Marketing Students Pick Doritos, Rude Flowers As Best Super Bowl Ads (Feb 2)

January

Survey Ranks Tippie Finance Program As World's Best among Public Universities (Jan 29)
Take a Penny, Leave a Penny--Pay the Tax? (Jan 29)
Study Suggests Manager Bonuses for Better Mutual Fund Performance (Jan 22)
Small Business Development Center Sets Entrepreneurial Breakfast Forum Jan. 28 (Jan 21)
SBDC Announces Iowa Entrepreneur of the Year Winners (Jan 12)