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  • IEM Opens 2016 Presidential, Congressional Prediction Markets (12/09/2014)

    Iowa Electronic MarketsThe opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ (IEM) presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.

  • No More Flash Cards (12/02/2014)

    HEM appIn just two years, Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) has gone from the vision of a frustrated University of Iowa dental student to a firm that’s helped thousands of nursing and dental students across the country pass their boards.

  • Rick Ridgeway Visits UI (11/13/2014)

    Rick Ridgeway at TippieRick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental affairs at Patagonia, visited the University of Iowa campus November 5 to address a standing-room-only crowd of nearly 800 students, faculty, staff, and community members. He touched on Patagonia's mission, its pledge to be environmentally responsible, the struggles that ensue, and personal anecdotes that left the room inspired to seize the day.

  • Tippie Team Places Among Top 9 Teams at Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Competition (11/13/2014)

    Tippie Team A placed among the top nine teams at the recent 2014 Deloitte FanTAXtic regional case competition (see results below) in Chicago. The Iowa team advances to the national competition to be held January 16-18, 2015, at Deloitte University, located just outside Dallas, Texas.

  • Tippie Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Specialists Award (11/13/2014)

    Ken BrownKen Brown, professor and associate dean of the Undergraduate Program at the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in the Republic of Korea at Seoul National University (SNU) early next year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. 

  • Get Hired (11/11/2014)

    Career FairNearly 1,600 students attended the career fair earlier this fall, and many walked out with an interview.

  • Economics of Obesity (10/30/2014)

    David FrisvoldWhen it comes to combating obesity, it often seems as if there are as many ideas as there junk foods. David Frisvold, assistant professor of economics, has studied a number of public policy initiatives aimed at reducing obesity and has found mixed results.

  • Is That Really a Good Business Idea? (10/27/2014)

    You think you have a great idea for a new business. Your friends think you have a great idea for a new business. Your family thinks you have a great idea for a new business.

  • Patagonia Exec Talks Environmentalism (10/27/2014)

    Rick Ridgeway, PatagoniaRick Ridgeway, Patagonia’s vice president of environmental affairs and a member of the first American team to summit K2, will speak about sustainability in business at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, in Macbride Hall. The event is free and open to the public. 

  • UI to Host Open House for Prospective Students (10/20/2014)

    You@UI open houseThe University of Iowa will host up to 3,000 prospective students and their families in the first ever You@UI event on Saturday, October 25. Students will have the opportunity to tour the campus and residence halls, attend academic interest sessions, and interact with students and faculty. 

  • Deepening the Pool (10/20/2014)

    5050 by 2020 A team of marketing students at the Tippie College of Business is working closely with an organization to bring more gender balance to the state’s elected leadership, where a woman has still never been separately elected to a federal office.

  • Prospective Students and Families Attend Fall Preview Day (10/15/2014)

    Fall Preview DayMore than 300 prospective students and families attended Tippie College's first Preview Day of the year on October 4. Tippie faculty, staff, and current students helped high school juniors and seniors see what the University of Iowa, and specifically the Tippie College of Business, has to offer.

  • MBA Student Earns Hispanic Chamber Scholarship (10/15/2014)

    Julian ValenciaJulian Valencia, an MBA student at the Tippie College of Business, has earned a $10,000 scholarship from Group O and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation. 

  • Berg and Mote Honored at Annual Celebration (10/08/2014)

    Faculty and staff honored at annual celebration Joyce Bergprofessor of accounting and the Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Fellow, and Gale Mote, adjunct lecturer in management and organizations, were among 30 individuals honored at the University of Iowa's annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet on October 7.

  • UI Officials Tout Economic Development Initiatives (10/07/2014)

    UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics Dean David Johnsen (left), former UI student Alec Whitters, a founder of Higher Learning Technologies (center), and UI Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dan Reed enjoy discussion at the Economic Development Showcase MondayUniversity of Iowa officials on Monday spelled out the university's collective efforts for supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, cultivating Iowa’s workforce, and putting the state on the path to economic prosperity.

  • Fostering Global Friendships (09/25/2014)

    International BuddiesSometimes, meeting a new person can be stressful because of the unknown. But that wasn’t the case for University of Iowa seniors Hyejung Kim and Jade Manternach.