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  • Bettors Say GOP Will Gain Senate
    (Des Moines Register, 10/28/2014)

    Investors in the Iowa Electronic Markets—a legal way to bet on politics—are leaning toward the GOP winning the U.S. Senate.

  • Iowa Study Shows Sectors Lacking Female Leaders
    (Business Record, 10/27/2014)

    Iowa women are missing in the leadership levels of the state's private and publicly traded companies and government boards, although that isn't surprising news, according to the CEO of Iowa Women Lead Change, an organization working to advance women's leadership in the state. 

  • Young Attorney Garners Superman Comparison in Court
    (Des Moines Register, 10/22/2014)

    [2006 Tippie alum] Amos Hill recalls his first big case as a lawyer, in 2011, when he defended a design firm caught up in a lawsuit. It went to a civil jury trial at the Polk County Courthouse, involving five parties, high damage claims and multiple attorneys. Hill, now 30, was the youngest one in the room. He calls it his Superman trial.

  • Dane's Dairy Gets a Helping Hand from Tippie Students
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 10/06/2014)

    In the last 50 years, the landscape of Iowa City has undergone many changes, but one community mainstay is getting help from a group of students to ensure that the shop continues on well into the future.

  • Six-Week Start-Up Course Outlines How to Get a Business Started
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 10/03/2014)

    Anna Sobaski's business, Breads From Anna, had its first product launch 10 years ago. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Sobaski was an art teacher whose decision to change careers led her to a cooking school, which specialized in health supportive cooking. Sobaski was diagnosed with celiac disease 15 years ago, and after finishing the cooking program, she wanted to help other people with celiac disease.

  • U of Iowa Adds Analytics to Graduate and Undergrad Offerings
    (Data Informed, 10/02/2014)

    With data volumes growing at unprecedented rates and businesses in every vertical looking to take advantage of the insights they promise, it’s no secret that employees with strong data skills are in great demand. Add those skills to a business degree from the University of Iowa’s top-ranked Tippie College of Business, and graduates are going to be strong contenders in any job market.

  • Program Helping Some Students Fit In
    (CBS 2 News, 09/25/2014)

    International Buddies at TippieAssimilation in a foreign country can be tough. That's why the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business created a program to help their international students settle in.

  • UI Program Pairs American, International Business Students
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 09/22/2014)

    International Buddies at TippieThe University of Iowa Tippie College of Business on Monday kicked off this year’s first full week of a program meant to bridge the gap between the college’s American and international students, who represented nearly a quarter of last year’s freshmen undergrads at Tippie.

  • Spectator Aims to Change Way Iowans Follow High School Sports
    (Silicon Prairie News, 09/18/2014)

    It’s no secret that high school sports like football garner some serious attention in Iowa. But as Jon Myers and some of his University of Iowa classmates found, following your high school alma mater can oftentimes be tricky, with lots of different outlets spreading incomplete or outdated information across the web.

  • Winners of the 2014 Silicon Prairie Awards
    (Silicon Prairie News, 08/21/2014)

    After literally thousands of votes, the input of a handful of judges and a lot of creative social media campaigns, all of you dressed to the nines and joined us Thursday evening at Kansas City’s Midland Theatre to see who would be deemed the best of the Prairie. Now we’re excited to share with you who will be giving each of our beloved Golden Analogs a new home.

  • Researchers Studying Market Formula That Predicts Election Results
    (BBC, 08/08/2014)

    Brazilian researchers are studying a mechanism that uses characteristics of values and betting sites purse to try to predict the outcome of elections in the country. The system is already used in the United States and Europe and, according to studies, have been as or more accurate than traditional surveys of voting intentions.

  • Tom Kloet and Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial Open the Market
    (TMX Group, 08/07/2014)

    Sarah Gardial, dean of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa, joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, to open the market to celebrate his career and retirement from TMX Group. Kloet received his BBA in accounting from the University of Iowa in 1980.

  • OEI Participants Join the 18th TAI Event
    (The Daily Reporter, 08/04/2014)

    Thirty-two students from the Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute traveled to Spencer as part of their first full day of activities to participate in the Technology Association of Iowa's 18th Pitch & Grow event. Conducted at StartupCity Spencer, the entrepreneurial incubator located at Gary's on the River, nine different pitchers shared their business propositions with a panel of experts and peers in an effort to garner valuable feedback and insight into the steps necessary to successfully move forward with their endeavors.