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  • OWN Network President to speak at Tippie Summit
    (Corridor Business Journal, 04/07/2015)

    The Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa has announced that Sheri Salata, a Tippie alum and president of the Oprah Winfrey Network, will give the keynote address at a half-day summit this month dedicated to women in business.

  • Kolton Dahms Wants to Step Up
    (The Daily Iowan, 04/06/2015)

    Growing up for most of his life in the pumpkin capital of the world — otherwise known as Morton, Illinois — junior Kolton Dahms never expected to be involved in a university student government organization prior to becoming a Hawkeye.

  • Life After NFL: Nate Kaeding Takes On New Role in Iowa City
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 04/03/2015)

    Nate KaedingWhen [Tippie EMBA student] Nate Kaeding retired from professional football two years ago, he returned to Iowa City needing to catch his breath from the rigors of the NFL but uncertain of what would come next.

  • New UI Major Combines Liberal Arts, Business Skills
    (Corridor Business Journal , 03/26/2015)

    Liberal arts, says Merriam-Webster.com, are "areas of study (such as history, language, and literature) that are intended to give you general knowledge rather than to develop specific skills needed for a profession." That leaves an obvious gap when it comes to equipping liberal arts students with skills that qualify them for most jobs or running their own businesses.

  • Iowa Public Radio Interviews David Frisvold
    (Iowa Public Radio, 03/20/2015)

    David FrisvoldDavid Frisvold, assistant professor of economics at the Tippie College of Business, was interviewed about his research on the school breakfast program on Iowa Public Radio's News Buzz - River to River on March 20, 2015.

  • Free School Breakfast Gives Grades a Boost
    (Futurity, 03/16/2015)

    Children from low-income families who attend a school that offers free breakfasts do better academically in math, science, and reading, a new study reports.

  • U.S. News' Big Winners & Losers
    (Poets & Quants, 03/10/2015)

    At some business schools, the champagne will be flowing today. At other schools, there will be an awkward quiet moment. It all depends on how U.S. News ranked the schools’ full-time MBA programs.

  • Motorcycle Built in Northwest Iowa Part of Raffle to Fund UI Scholarships
    (Radio Iowa, 03/05/2015)

    phil edmanUniversity of Iowa business students are providing consulting services to a company in northwest Iowa in exchange for a motorcycle. UI MBA student Phil Edman says the 2015 Victory Judge motorcycle is being raffled off to benefit the university’s scholarship fund. “The raffle tickets are $25 a piece and we’re only selling a maximum of 2,500 tickets,” Edman says. “All of the net proceeds are going to University of Iowa scholarship funds.”

  • Thomas A. Kloet Elected to Nasdaq's Board of Directors
    (MarketWatch, 03/03/2015)

    Tom KloetNasdaq today announced that [Tippie alum] Thomas A. Kloet, former Chief Executive Officer of TMX Group Limited, the Toronto-based stock exchange owner and operator, was elected to Nasdaq's Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Mr. Kloet was CEO of TMX from 2008 until his retirement in October 2014.

  • ACT Names Marten Roorda Next CEO
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 02/26/2015)

    In the more than a half-century since University of Iowa education professor E.F. Lindquist co-founded the company that would come to be known worldwide by its acronym ACT, the educational assessment industry has become a competitive, fast-changing, global enterprise.

  • Admission on the Rise at UI
    (The Daily Iowan, 02/24/2015)

    Following years of construction and rebuilding after the 2008 flood, University of Iowa President Sally Mason says the campus is now poised to grow its student enrollment this coming fall.

  • Recruiting Female Business Leaders
    (The Gazette, 02/22/2015)

    Sarah GardialWhen Sarah Gardial began her career in academia in the early 1990s, business schools across the country were trying to figure out why more women weren’t enrolled in programs for master’s in business administration.

  • UI Community Weighs in on Presidential Search
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 02/20/2015)

    Groups of students, faculty and staff attended three town hall meetings Friday to provide input on the qualities and characteristics they want to see in the replacement for University of Iowa President Sally Mason, who retires in July.

  • A Historic Gathering Of Female B-School Deans Tackles Gender Inequality
    (Poets & Quants, 02/12/2015)

    To little fanfare, a potentially historic moment has taken place in the business school arena, involving 10 powerful women and a senior White House adviser. The 10 women are deans at leading U.S. business schools. The adviser is a member of the three-person panel that advises the President on economic policy.

  • A Lesson in Entrepreneurship From a Doll
    (The Wall Street Journal, 02/11/2015)

    Doll company American Girl’s star this year, Grace Thomas, is a budding bakery owner. The nine-year-old with a passion for baking, is a lot like your typical entrepreneur, dealing with obstacles as they arise—but Grace is a doll.

  • High Turnover Related to Low Morale
    (Demand Media, 02/09/2015)

    An issue every company deals with at some point is employee turnover. Unlike layoffs, which occur at the employer's discretion, employee turnover takes place when an employee voluntarily leaves. Depending upon the employee and the vacated position, a turnover can have serious consequences for a business. If a company has a high turnover rate, finding and eliminating the cause might reduce that turnover rate. Low morale rates and high turnover rates indicate problems within a company.

  • Davenport West Students Work on Life-Saving Product
    (Quad-City Times, 02/05/2015)

    After nearly a year of researching, designing, engineering, building, programming and testing, Davenport West High School’s 11-member Endotherm team is close to serving up a final product: a bracelet for children that the students hope will prevent vehicular heat-stroke deaths.

  • Bousselot Appointed Branstad's Legal Counsel
    (The Des Moines Register, 02/05/2015)

    Michael BousselotMichael Bousselot, a Davenport native who is a policy advisor to Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, has been appointed as their legal counsel.

  • University Mulls New Program
    (The Daily Iowan, 02/03/2015)

    A new graduate degree reflecting the local and national demand for business analytics may be coming soon to the University of Iowa.

  • Big City Care in Small Town Clinics
    (CBS2 Iowa, 01/29/2015)

    Many Iowans know that Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and other urban areas across the state have access to big hospitals and high quality medical care. For rural Iowans, that care may be harder to come by, but it is available.

  • Harmonic Appoints Dario Choi Regional Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific
    (CNN Money and MarketWatch, 01/27/2015)

    Dario ChoiHarmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Dario Choi as the company's regional vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region. Choi takes on this new role with more than two decades of experience in senior management roles for major multinational businesses in the broadcast and media industries.