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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Making Learning 'Click'
    (BizEd, 01/15/2015)

    Professors who use clickers in class to assess student understanding will see students' learning improve, according to William Hedgcock of the University of Iowa's Tippie School of Business in Iowa City and Rob Rouwenhorst of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. The pair found that students who use clickers learn more, enjoy class more, are more likely to read the textbook, and receive better grades than students who don't. Handheld clickers allow users to submit answers to true-false or multiple-choice questions and give professors opportunities to assess student understanding in real time--and quickly identify and address areas where students are struggling. 

  • Dana Ramundt Chosen for IBA's Hot 100
    (Insurance Business America, 01/05/2015)

    Dana RamundtA leader at a Des Moines, Iowa-based company has received one of the insurance industry’s highest distinctions.

  • Training a New Generation of Samurai: Why Theres a Big Data Skills Gap, and How to Solve It
    (Biometric Bulletin, 12/31/2014)

    Just over a year ago, Voyager 1 left our solar system. That made the little spaceship the first man-made object to reach interstellar space. While that’s mindboggling on its own, here’s what makes it even more amazing: Voyager 1 has less computing power than the original IBM personal computer. That PC, released in 1981, had two 5 ¼-inch floppy disk drives and 256 kb of memory.

  • Opening Bell Has Rung for 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 12/19/2014)

    Before the 114th Congress has even been sworn in and seated, the campaign for the 2016 general election has begun in earnest. And for online traders who would like to put their money where they think the nation's votes will be, the opening bell has rung for the University of Iowa's 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets.

  • Gaining Real World Experience
    (The Gazette, 12/14/2014)

    As the fall semester comes to an end, University of Iowa students Ashley Ambrose and Ryan Monkman stood at the front of a classroom in the John Pappajohn Business Building on Tuesday, preparing to give their final presentation to a semester-long project.