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Sara Rynes-Weller

Presidential Lecture Features Tippie Faculty Member

Sara Rynes-Weller, the John F. Murray Professor of Management and Organizations, is the first Tippie faculty member to deliver a UI Presidential Lecture. Her talk, "Leading in the New Wave of Change," will be Sunday, February 24, at 3:30 p.m. in the Levitt Center for University Advancement.

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Tippie students in London

Record Numbers Attend London Winter Session

A total of 62 undergraduate students attended this year's London Winter Program, the largest group ever to attend. Professor Lon Moeller wrote about the program on his blog.


Young Alumni Create Scholarships

Thanks to the efforts of two young Iowa alumni, Jim and Emily Coble, a few more students will receive assistance in paying their tuition bill.

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Proof That UI Is So Much More Than a Party School

(Iowa City Press-Citizen, December 14)

The Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa has a required course for all undergraduate students titled Business Communications and Protocol—or BCaP for short.


The Ground Floor: Social Media Company Sculpts Social Images

(The Gazette, January 1)

As part of a social media marketing class at the University of Iowa last year, students were assigned consulting projects working with local small businesses interested in learning more about social media platforms and how to best use them.

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Good Samaritan Index Identifies Web Users Who Help Others Most

(MIT Technology Review, November 28)

Kang Zhao, assistant professor of management sciences, and colleagues have found that users of the Cancer Survivors Network can positively and significantly alter the emotional state of the person who posts an initial message.

Upcoming Events:


6:00–9:00 p.m.
Feb. 7 -
March 26

Six-Week Start-up Program

Register now for the Six-Week Start-up, a new program for aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage ventures to get their business idea off the ground and running.


Friday, Feb. 8
8:15 a.m–
1:30 p.m.
2nd Floor Ballroom, IMU

Net Impact Sustainability Summit: Food for Thought

This year's summit will focus on local and organic food and sustainability within the manufacturing of food. RSVP by Feb. 5.