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  • Farmers Markets, Which Doubled Over The Past Decade, Are Where Civic-Minded People Work Against Globalization
    (Medical Daily, 08/22/2015)

    Why is it that an increasing number of people are shopping at farmers markets and joining food co-ops? Surprisingly, it’s not taste, freshness, or the price of the groceries. Instead, people who eat meats and produce grown locally — "locavores" — enjoy knowing the farmers behind their food, a new study from University of Iowa suggests. This commitment to the local food movement also makes people feel like they are part of a greater community united in a shared passion for a healthy lifestyle and a sustainable environment.

  • UI Students Move into Brand-New Petersen Hall
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 08/18/2015)

    University of Iowa, Petersen HallFor the first time in nearly a half-century, incoming University of Iowa students spent move-in day hauling futons and mini-fridges into a new residence hall.

  • Glassando Announces Expansion Plans
    (Corridor Business Journal, 08/14/2015)

    Glassando has announced plans to expand. After 10 years in its current location, 201 S. Clinton St., Ste. 116, Iowa City, Glassando will move to a larger storefront within the Old Capitol Mall.

  • World's Fastest Bike?
    (Fox News, 08/10/2015)

    A 13-person startup in Des Moines, Iowa, claims that it now makes the fastest bike in the world. 

  • Big Data is 'Big-Time Growing' at University of Iowa
    (The Gazette, 08/06/2015)

    Students working on analytics at Cedar Rapids facilityEvery time you swipe a credit card, someone somewhere records that. Every time you click on a website, it’s tabulated. Biomedical scientists today are capable of tracking intricate genetic behavior.

  • Looking For a Career? Big Data Analysts in High Demand
    (Des Moines Register, 08/02/2015)

    Students working on business analytics at Cedar Rapids facilityA swell of consumer data — from sales numbers to social media feeds — has bumped up demand for workers who can help businesses turn that information into profit, and Iowa’s universities are jumping in to help.

  • 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.