News & Events

Media Mentions

  • Alan Reed: The Business of Medicine
    (Medicine Iowa, 05/23/2016)

    Managerial accounting, human resources, and negotiations might seem like odd topics for the medical school curriculum. Yet these are three of the courses offered to University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine students who select to participate in a new distinction track in health care delivery science and management. Alan Reed, MD, MBA, director of the UI Organ Transplant Center and adjunct professor of accounting in the UI Tippie College of Business, talked with Medicine Iowa about this unique collaboration between the two colleges.

  • Traveling Orthopedic Surgeons Improve Rural Care
    (Iowa Now, 05/18/2016)

    Orthopedic patients living in rural areas are more likely to be older, overweight, and less physically active, but their access to care often is limited because there aren’t enough local practitioners.

  • University of Iowa Students Team Up with Fox Sports, BTN
    (The Gazette, 05/16/2016)

    Football gameIf you see a Big Ten Network food truck roll up outside a Hawkeye home football game this fall, you can credit a group of University of Iowa business students tapped this spring to help the company, along with Fox Sports and Mediacom, stay relevant to millennials.

  • Offering Better Benefits? Timing Is Everything
    (Business News Daily, 05/03/2016)

    The size and scope of a benefits package can either boost or sink startup businesses. They key is the timing of when that package is offered, new research finds. 

  • Program Pushes Female Leadership
    (The Daily Iowan, 04/26/2016)

    In an alarming reality where only 14 percent of top executive positions in the workplace are held by women, a program has been started to try to change that.

  • Math Bests Momentum in New York
    (US News, 04/20/2016)

    Jeff Weaver, a key strategist for Sen. Bernie Sanders, approached the thin line we all know in life between conviction and fantasy late Tuesday at MSNBC's video election board.

  • 8 Universities at the Forefront of Big Data
    (IT News, 04/20/2016)

    Top of Old Capitol buildingAt the University of Iowa, you can opt to get your bachelor's degree in Business Analytics and Information Systems, a degree program that the university notes has experienced an average increase of 5 percent in starting salary offers upon graduation. According to the website, the University of Iowa also boasts a 100 percent placement rate with the choice of two degree tracks in business analytics or information systems.

  • Will Grocery Aisle Gardens Be the New Farmers Market?
    (TakePart, 04/19/2016)

    You’re out shopping and need to pick up salad fixings. Wandering through the produce aisle, you step inside a modular box, glowing like a benevolent monolith, and harvest your own hydroponically grown lettuces and herbs. LED lights stand in for the sun, and microsensors monitor the growing conditions and climate of the farm in a box.

  • 5 to be inducted into Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame
    (Des Moines Business Record, 04/18/2016)

    Five distinguished Iowa insurance professionals will be honored on May 19 as the newest members of the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame. The 20th annual induction ceremony will be held at the Prairie Meadows Convention Center.

  • Presidential Tax Plan Impacts
    (CBS2/FOX28, 04/15/2016)

    Americans have been hearing about new tax plans and economic policies from the very first visits from Presidential candidates a year ago.

  • UI Recognizes Top Student Employee
    (IowaNow, 04/13/2016)

    Top of University of Iowa Old Capitol buildingAn interdisciplinary project aimed at curing blindness was what originally drew Kasra Zarei, the University of Iowa’s 2015–16 student employee of the year, to the Wynn Institute of Vision Research. In April 2013, Zarei learned about the institute while still a senior at West High School in Iowa City. Before he graduated, he was hired by his current mentor, Dr. Michael Abràmoff, a professor working in ophthalmology, electrical and computer engineering, and biomedical engineering.

  • At the Table: 'I Try Not to be that Guy'
    (Quad-City Times, 04/12/2016)

    Nick Engelbrecht tries not to be that guy — you know, that pushy, annoying guy who is trying to sell you something at the grocery store.

  • Bike Builder Willy Tan
    (Just Another Cyclist, 04/07/2016)

    Willy Tan with his bikesOne of the bikes seen at the North American Handmade Bike Show this year had the name “Willy Tan” carefully labeled on the down tube. This small framed pink touring bike definitely caught my attention, and if fact was one of my favorites of the entire show. What caught my attention even more was that this bike was in the booth of the University of Iowa – the only academic institution at the show. The bikes on display were on par with the quality and workmanship of the rest of the show – many seasoned professionals with years of experience.

  • UI gets $1.3M to Study Menu Calorie Counts, Obesity
    (Des Moines Business Record, 04/07/2016)

    HamburgerA University of Iowa economist is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve, an effort that is part of a broader campaign to reduce the number of Americans who are overweight.

  • The Money is on Hillary Clinton to Bury Donald Trump
    (CBS, 03/28/2016)

    Prediction one: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will win their parties' nominations. Prediction two: Clinton will take the White House handily. At least, that's what political wagering websites say.

  • Vegas Oddsmakers now Rivaling the Best Pollsters
    (Lawrence Journal-World, 03/27/2016)

    You had to know it would only be a matter of time. As soon as the Internet started offering online gambling sites, and states like Kansas began legalizing fantasy sports betting, it was only a matter of time before the odds makers in Vegas would figure out a way to tap into the political market.

  • Why B-Schools Struggle to Enroll More Women
    (Bloomberg, 03/17/2016)

    Today, women are almost as likely as men to fill the seats of medical school and law school classrooms. Yet the share of women enrolled in MBA programs hasn’t risen above 37.2 percent in the past decade, according to the more than 100 schools providing full-time MBA enrollment figures in surveys by AACSB International, an accrediting organization. “There’s a frustration on the part of a lot of women, and probably men, too, that we haven’t made more progress,” says Amy Hillman, the dean at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.

  • Hey, Republicans. Think Before You Obstruct.
    (Bloomberg View, 03/16/2016)

    In deciding what to do about President Barack Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, Senate Republicans should think about only two things. 

  • UI Students Grow Lettuce in PVC Tubes
    (KCRG-TV9, 03/09/2016)

    LettuceStudents at the University of Iowa are growing lettuce in a nontraditional way -- in the middle of the winter and without soil.

  • University of Iowa Eyes Cuba Study
    (The Gazette, 02/28/2016)

    University of Iowa PentacrestAs a University of Iowa senior studying political science and psychology, Jake Murphy long has been intrigued by Cuba.

  • Branstad Schedules Events in Area Next Week
    (Quad-City Times, 02/26/2016)

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will make several stops in the Quad-Cities on Tuesday and then visit Muscatine and Columbus Junction on Wednesday.