- Mandela Washington Fellows Spending Time in Iowa
(The Gazette, 07/24/2016)
The Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders is making a six-week stop in Iowa.
- Venture School Student Accelerator Program Wrapped Up Thursday
(The Gazette, 07/22/2016)
A team looking to capitalize on the popularity of online streaming in the gaming community won the best startup award Thursday during the culmination of an eight-week-long program at the University of Iowa.
- Study: Gender-Specific Networks, Talent Development Programs Foster More Female Iowa Business Leaders
(Business Record, 07/18/2016)
Iowa companies that value assertive leaders have fewer women in managerial roles, while companies that value communicative, inspiring, compassionate and sensitive leaders have more women in executive roles.
- Be Clear, Calm and Concise When You Complain
We’ve all likely had our run-ins with customer service representatives as we try to get a refund or credit.
- 10 Things You Should Know Before Your Next Job Interview
For better or for worse, being qualified for a job isn't always enough to get the job.
- Annex Analytics Brings Data Power to the People
(Corridor Business, 06/27/2016)
Data analytics has matured as an effective strategy for helping businesses make better decisions, but not all companies have shared equally in its benefits.
- University of Iowa Joins the Big Data Rush
(Corridor Business, 06/27/2016)
Businesses large and small have discovered the power of data to make better decisions, and that has made the Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) degree program at the University of Iowa one of the hottest tickets for business students.
- Former Congressman Leach: Brexit a "True Trauma"
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9)- Former U.S. Congressman Jim Leach says Iowans should be concerned about Britain's vote, dubbed Brexit, to leave the European Union.
- Brexit Vote to Have Minimal Short-Term Impact on Iowa Ag Exports
(The Gazette, 06/24/2016)
Agriculture experts say they don’t expect the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union to have significant short-term impacts on Iowa exports, but questions remain about the long-term ramifications.
- Why millennials have WEAK handshakes: Lack of 'hard work' means young people today have less grip strength
- Mandela Fellows Land in Iowa City
(The Daily Iowan, 06/22/2016)
A group of emerging leaders from sub-Saharan Africa has traveled to Iowa City, and the will spend six weeks engaging and participating in entrepreneurial education at University of Iowa.
- 50 Mandela Fellows Coming to Iowa from Africa
(The Des Moines Register, 06/17/2016)
Fifty young government and business professionals from Africa are coming to Iowa this weekend for a six-week long fellowship with two universities.
- 6 Signs of Job Burnout
According to recent research in Harvard Business Review, 3 to 5 percent of employees are responsible for nearly one-third of value-added collaborations in the average corporation. As high performers repeatedly prove their capabilities and desire to help, they become the ones chosen for top company projects.
- Helping Cities Prepare for Growth
(Iowa Now, 05/31/2016)
As cities grow and populations move, policy makers want to see the signs as soon as possible in order to plan for the changes and consider what these changes might do to the environment.
- Graduation Season Means Thousands Entering the Job Market
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The month of May is filled with graduates entering a new phase of life. This year, the University of Iowa lead more than 5,000 students into the job force.
- 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.
- Job Outlook Strong for 2016 Graduates, Especially in Iowa
(The Gazette, 05/22/2016)
In April, a month before graduating from the University of Iowa with an MBA degree, Kyle Wehr interviewed with five different companies. He had turned down two offers in the fall.
- I'm Betting on the 2016 Election: Here's How
(Money Talks News, 05/20/2016)
Proclaiming who you hope will win the White House is one thing. But is it something you’d bet on?
- 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)
If 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.
- It's Hard to Predict a Movie's Profitability, but You Learn Some Lessons Along the Way
(The Washington Post, 05/16/2016)
It’s notoriously difficult to predict which movies will do well at the box office. Maybe that’s why so many bombs get made. But it’s even tougher to guess which movies will turn a profit, especially early on, when filmmakers are locking down financing from skittish investors.
- 2016 Best MBAs: Kyle Wehr, University of Iowa
(Poets & Quants, 05/15/2016)
- Big Ten Mobile App at Forefront of UI Marketing Project
(CBJ Education Report, 05/03/2016)
A group of University of Iowa marketing students are helping the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports and Mediacom communications research how millennials consume mobile and online content.
- 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.