- Mentors Make a Difference in Lives of Business Community
(The Gazette, 05/19/2013)
Jo Miller knows firsthand the wisdom a mentor can impart on a young, impressionable mind.
- Goodwill, Tippie College of Business Students Cook Up Sweet Business Plan
(The Gazette, 05/18/2013)
This summer, the not-for-profit organization will sell Goodwill Great Cookies made by its clients in Goodwill of the Heartland retail locations as well as two Fareway grocery stores in Marion and Muscatine.
- UI Alumna to Speak About Career, Working with Oprah
(Corridor Business Journal, 05/15/2013)
After Sheri Salata’s first semester at the University of Iowa, she was put on academic probation.
- Iowa City Startup Tutor Universe Raises $300K, Surpasses 6,000 Users
(Silicon Prairie News, 05/13/2013)
Just because the spring semester is coming to an end doesn't mean that Iowa City startup Tutor Universe is heading out on summer vacation. On the contrary, co-founder and CEO Michael Morrison said the company is busier than ever.
- UI Students Launch Charitable Clothing Line
(The Daily Iowan, 05/13/2013)
Four University of Iowa students came together to create a company that not only benefited themselves, but it also gave back to the community.
- Business Fair Winner Announced
(The Gazette, 05/10/2013)
Judges have chosen Glove Ready Now as the winner of the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory Fair at the University of Iowa. The company's founder is Adam Thompson. The product allows baseball and softball players to break in their new ball glove in 15 minutes or to rehydrate their dried usual glove.
- Ten UI Students Raise Money for Wounded SEALs
(The Daily Iowan, 05/10/2013)
The U.S. Navy SEALs are selected through a physical and mental military-training process. Once they are done, their job puts them in potentially dangerous situations, sometimes leaving them wounded. Ten University of Iowa students are working to raise money in order to provide wounded SEALs with tailored clothing for special occasions.
- Choosing Entrepreneurship at Iowa
(Division of Student Life's After Class blog, 05/09/2013)
What's up? My name is Rachel and I'm a junior studying English who loves to read and write more than anything. I feel lucky that I only switched my major once before finding the right one for me. Something I never considered, though, was a business degree. That is until recently, when I discovered I wanted to get a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Why? Because these classes are going to help me create something I love that I can share with the world. Let me explain:
- UI Foundation's New Fundraising Campaign Supports Student Entrepreneurs
(The Daily Iowan, 05/08/2013)
In recent years, entrepreneurship centers and programs at the University of Iowa have obtained funding to keep services alive. And the UI Foundation's new fundraising campaign aims to continue contributing to those resources serving student entrepreneurs.
- University of Iowa Students to Showcase Startups at Business Fair
(The Gazette, 05/08/2013)
University of Iowa students who are running businesses will have the opportunity to highlight their startups at a business fair on Friday.
- Oprah Network President Set to Speak at Tippie Graduation Ceremony
(The Daily Iowan, 05/08/2013)
University of Iowa students do not have to know what they are going to do for the rest of their college careers or after they graduate—Sheri Salata just says it’s important to keep an open mind to all the options they may have.
- Pay It Forward Initiative Greets UI Business Students
(The Daily Iowan, 05/01/2013)
Racing to and from morning classes, rash decisions to grab a quick cup of coffee or a sugary energy drink often cross the minds of many on the University of Iowa campus.
- Decide Between an MBA and M.S. at Business School
(U.S. News and World Report, 04/25/2013)
Prospective b-school students don't just have an eye on an MBA. More are bucking the traditional MBA path in favor of specialized master's degrees in subjects such as finance and accounting, and schools are taking notice.
- For Iowans in Boston, Relief Follows Uncertainty
(The Des Moines Register, 04/20/2013)
(Editor's Note: Tippie alum Aaron Schaechterle, BBA06, was among those sharing their reactions in this Des Moines Register story about the arrest of the Boston bombing suspect.)
- Annual Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance Recipients Announced at SIOP 2013 Conference
(The Wall Street Journal, 04/16/2013)
Hogan Assessment Systems today announced the recipients of this year's Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance.
- UI Student Developing Text-To-Speech Software
(Press Citizen, 04/14/2013)
Ryan Ries was ready to move on.
- Clusterflunk Founders Expand Online Forum for UNI, Cornell
(Press Citizen, 04/12/2013)
Two Iowa City entrepreneurs are looking to flunk more of the state.
- Corridor Businesses Represented at the Prometheus Awards
(Corridor Business Journal, 04/11/2013)
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance organized a bus trip for educators, economic development professionals, and technology employees from both ends of the Corridor to attend the eighth annual Prometheus Awards, hosted by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) April 9 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.
- Students to Pick Warren Buffett's Brain
When billionaire investor Warren Buffett takes 20 University of Iowa students out to lunch Friday, he’ll likely treat them to his personal favorites: steaks, Cherry Cokes, and root beer floats.
- ClusterFlunk Co-Founders Receive National Recognition
(Corridor Business Journal, 04/04/2013)
ClusterFlunk co-founders AJ Nelson and Joe Dallago have been named to Under30CEO's first Rookies of the Year class.
- Iowa Grads on Top of the World in Manhattan
(The Gazette, 04/02/2013)
How did you spend your Monday night?
- Economic Development Board Approves Financial Assistance for 14 Companies
(Iowa Economic Development, 03/22/2013)
Editor's note: Ryan Ries of Translacare (a BELL startup) was awarded $100,000 loan via the state’s Iowa Innovation Acceleration Fund to help develop a proprietary software application with custom user-interface designed specifically for those afflicted with speech disabilities.
- Bandwidth Pool Puts Internet Providers in the Same Boat for Buyers
(Silicon Prarie News, 03/22/2013)
We take Internet access for granted, but a reliable connection is crucial to the success of many businesses. Of course, a stable network with breakneck speeds isn't cheap—especially for larger companies.
- Simplifying Internet Service Provider Selection
(Corridor Business Journal, 03/19/2013)
Sitting in an entrepreneurial conference in 2011, Ben Anderson scrawled “Bandwidth Pool?” on a piece of paper. In February this year, the company with that name officially launched. Bandwidth Pool is designed to help businesses find the best deal on Internet service.
- Tippie MBA Analysts Predict Slow and Steady Economic Growth
(The Des Moines Business Record, 03/18/2013)
Financial analysts in the University of Iowa's Tippie School of Management Master of Business Administration (MBA) program expect slow and steady growth in the U.S. economy over the next six months, with the government sequestration causing limited economic impact, according to a news release.
- Even With a Female Dean, Most MBAs Are Still Men
(Bloomberg Businessweek, 03/13/2013)
Female business school deans have been in the news these last few years, with Alison Davis-Blake taking the helm at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Sri Zaheer replacing her at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, and Amy Hillman becoming the first female dean at Arizona State’s Carey School of Business. Has the increase in female business school deans resulted in significantly greater female representation among MBA students? A new study suggests it hasn’t.
- Pronunciation Is Key
(Inside Higher Ed, 03/11/2013)
With more Chinese students showing up on University of Iowa class rolls than ever before, the Henry B. Tippie College of Business last month invited its faculty and staff to a workshop on how to pronounce the students' names. Meanwhile, Chinese students are flocking to the tutoring center to become fluent in English.
- Hoyt Student Helps School in Liberia
(Des Moines Register, 03/09/2013)
A Hoyt Middle School student is using money he won in a recent contest to help outfit a school in West Africa with new supplies and technology.
- Prof Talks Business, Change
(Press Citizen, 02/24/2013)
Sara Rynes-Weller, professor of management and organizations at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, spoke about organizational change Sunday at UI’s 30th Annual Presidential Lecture.