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Risk management and insurance (RMI) is a vital and growing segment of our economy and essential to the economic health of Iowa and the nation. Employment demands are high and the industry is dynamic and changing rapidly. The Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance is devoted to providing University of Iowa students with the necessary skills to make a difference in the workplace and to serving the employment needs of this highly respected industry.

The Vaughan Institute offers a variety of programs that lay the groundwork for a rewarding career. The keystone of the program is the Risk Management and Insurance Certificate, which covers a variety of topics and ensures that undergraduate students have the needed knowledge for the field.

The benefits of the institute are numerous. Students gain training and guidance to stand out in this rewarding field. Employers appreciate access to a talented pool of candidates as well as the assurance that the future of the industry will be in good hands.

This partnership between the Vaughan Institute, its students, and the RMI industry enhances and builds on Iowa's legacy in risk management and insurance. Become an active partner in the Vaughan Institute and discover The Power of I.

Ice Cream Social
Monday, April 7, 6:00 p.m. W401 PBB

RMI students, you're invited to a year-end ice cream social. We'll congratulate graduating seniors and inform juniors about the award-winning mentoring program that will begin in the fall. You'll have a chance to meet industry representatives and mentors and mingle in a relaxed atmosphere with your fellow students. Ty Leverty and his kids will be there, also!! Please come and wish Ty the best and thank all of the faculty for all that they do for RMI students.

Dress is casual. Email Ali Rosenberg with your RSVP by April 1.

Gamma Iota Sigma Launches

Gamma Iota Sigma launched its first e-newsletter spring 2014. Read about their activities, events, and speakers and learn how to get involved as a student or alumnus.

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