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Iowa Bowl Bound: Insight Bowl, December 28

If you are traveling to Arizona, we hope you will join your fellow alumni at the Tippie College reception prior to the Hawkeye Huddle. Both events will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center on December 27, starting at 6:00 p.m.

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News Briefs

Who Needs the BCS?

Stacey BrookEconomist Stacey Brook has developed an alternative college football ranking system that measures a team's performance based on its overall productivity.

Tippie Students Help Nonprofits

Iowa Lion's Eye Bank logoUndergraduates are working with Wild Bill's Coffee Shop
…while MBA students advise the Iowa Lion's Eye Bank.

Executive MBA Program in Des Moines

Pappajohn Education Center in Des MoinesProfessionals in Des Moines will be able to enroll in Tippie's Executive MBA Program starting in May. This accelerated program is designed for experienced business leaders who want to earn an MBA in two years while continuing to work full-time. Classes are held on a varied schedule of Fridays and Saturdays with one international trip and summers off. To learn more, go to tippie.uiowa.edu/execmba or call (877) 4IA-EMBA.

Alumni Survey

CheckmarkIowa is part of a multi-university study on career decision-making. If you graduated in the past 5 years, please consider taking this brief (7-10 minute) survey. Its focus is on understanding the career choices you made upon graduation. Your feedback can help Iowa focus on enhancing its educational choices.

Awards

Ledolter Honored for Work

Johannes LedolterManagement sciences professor Johannes Ledolter has been named a fellow in the American Society for Quality, a global professional development organization.

Westercamp Joins State Farm Youth Advisory Board

Jeralyn WestercampJeralyn Westercamp, a marketing, management, and political science major from Cedar Rapids, has been selected to serve as an associate board member for the State Farm Youth Advisory Board.


Tippie in the News

MBA Students Compete with Faculty in Investing Contest
(Corridor Business Journal, Nov. 8)

Stock photoThe Graduate Financial Management Association in the Tippie School of Management organized a stock-picking contest to support Tippie Build 4.

New Technology Making Online Courses More Attractive
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, Nov. 29)

Lon MoellerNew developments like Webcams and other technologies are making online courses more attractive for some professors in the College.

Video Games Offer a More Effective Hiring Method
(Computer World, Nov. 23)

Frank SchmidtFrank L. Schmidt, professor of management and organizations, says that video games can be more effective in determining which candidate to hire than traditional personality tests.

Tippie Alumnus Is Changing How People Connect Locally
(The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 21)

Scott HeifermanTippie alumnus Scott Heiferman founded Meetup.com eight years ago, and it continues to help people network in their local communities.

Digging In
(Cedar Rapids Gazette, Dec. 4)

Lopo RegoMarketing professor Lopo Rego says restaurants must distinguish themselves to be successful and that their uniqueness is what will bring customers back.


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