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  • The Path from Education to Career
    (Iowa Public Radio, 07/14/2015)

    Tippie College of Business, Jacobson InstituteEducation and landing a job are inextricably linked in the minds of most Americans, but after the Great Recession it wasn't as clear whether getting a college diploma meant getting, and keeping, a job.

  • UI Pushes Name Pronunciation Program
    (CBS2/FOX28, 07/08/2015)

    Photo of the participants in Global Perspective Day 2014, hosted in the PBBIOWA CITY-- Professors at the University of Iowa are seeing more Chinese students in their classrooms, so they’re taking extra steps to make them feel comfortable. 

  • Great Time for Boston Scientific: CEO
    (CNBC, 06/23/2015)

    Michael Mahoney [BBA 1987], president and CEO of Boston Scientific, speaks with CNBC's Meg Tirrell about the new medical products that have been recently approved by the FDA, including a product called the Watchman device. 

  • Young Entrepreneurs Dream Big
    (The Des Moines Register, 06/20/2015)

    Jacobsen Institute, University of IowaThe Valley Junction Farmers Market was turned into a classroom Thursday night when 35 students joined the market regulars to sell the products they created during a weeklong entrepreneur camp.

  • Two Area Students to Participate in UI Business Program
    (Ames Tribune, 06/16/2015)

    University of Iowa, Tippie College of BusinessTwo area high school students have been chosen to participate in a program at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business that is designed to expose them to business education opportunities.

  • 2015 MBA To Watch: Karen Rubel
    (Poets & Quants, 06/10/2015)

    In a word, Karen Rubel is a “winner.” The school’s 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award recipient, Rubel is best known for her competitive prowess, leading teams to first-place finish at the Association for Corporate Growth case competition and a second-place showing at the Battle of the Elite Business Schools competition. Most impressively, her team finished third (out of 250 teams) at the Aspen Institute Global Case Competition (despite being the only finalist consisting of all first-year students). In addition, Rubel was president of the Graduate Financial Management Association. A CPA, Rubel aspires to be a CFO of a Fortune 500 company and will work for Intel after graduation.

  • Looking For a Big Splash
    (Business Record, 06/05/2015)

    Fundraising has begun for the first full-scale revamp of Des Moines’ Water Works Park since the water utility gradually bought the land in the early 20th century.

  • UI Students Explore Chinese Market Opportunities
    (Corridor Business Journal, 06/05/2015)

    The emergence of China’s middle class is attracting export interest from small Iowa businesses, causing them to ask whether they have the resources and know-how to jump aboard the country’s rapid rise.

  • Mapping Out the Most Efficient Parade of Homes Route
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 06/03/2015)

    Sam Burer, University of IowaIf you're planning to visit all 34 of the homes on the 2015 Parade of Homes and Remodelers Parade tours Saturday and Sunday, the most efficient route will take you at least three hours and 46 minutes of driving time, according to a University of Iowa business professor who researches such "traveling salesman"-type questions.

  • UI Prof Locks in on Fastest 'Parade of Homes' Travel Route
    (Corridor Business Journal, 05/28/2015)

    Sam Burer, University of Iowa, Tippie College of BusinessAlthough it's not often that anyone visits every single home on the annual Iowa City Area Home Buildings Parade of Homes, a University of Iowa professor has determined the best route to visit all 34 home sites with minimum travel time.

  • New Degree Helps Kirkwood Students Transfer to UI
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 05/22/2015)

    University of Iowa, Tippie College of BusinessA new two-year degree offering at Kirkwood Community College will help streamline the path for business administration students looking to earn a four-year degree from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business.

  • CarePro Appoints New CEO
    (Corridor Business Journal, 05/19/2015)

    CarePro Health Services in Cedar Rapids has announced the appointment of a new president and CEO.

  • Ideas for a Perfect Day Downtown
    (Press-Citizen, 05/17/2015)

    Downtown is at its most beautiful during the spring and summer months. The trees are green and leafy, children play on the Ped Mall playground and in the Weatherdance fountain, and people linger at outside tables to chat with friends.

  • 2015 Best MBAs: Scott Schmidt
    (Poets & Quants, 05/17/2015)

    Some MBA students are viewed as prodigies. Others are considered to be climbers, creators, or connectors. The University of Iowa’s Scott Schmidt is a flat out role model. An active duty U.S. Army major who dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, Schmidt earned his class’ unadulterated respect with his ability to manage time and gracefully handle the difficulties he faced at Tippie.

  • Class of 2015: The World's Best & The Brightest MBAs
    (Poets & Quants, 05/16/2015)

    Katie Benintende was accustomed to being in the minority. As an undergrad, she majored in engineering, a traditionally male-dominated field. And she spent six years climbing the ranks in the Fortune 500, a place where women comprise just 14% of senior executives. When she decided to get an MBA, she picked the University of California-Berkeley due to the program’s “strong culture of diversity and inclusion.”