Articles from April 2023

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How John Pappajohn's significant contributions benefited the University of Iowa

John Pappajohn will be remembered as the most influential person in entrepreneurship in Iowa. That’s what David Hensley, executive director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, said about the philanthropist and innovative entrepreneur who died April 22 at age 94.
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When rural hospitals stop delivering babies, fewer mothers receive adequate pre-natal care

Friday, April 28, 2023
A new Tippie College of Business study of hospitals in Iowa finds that when a rural county loses its last labor and delivery unit, fewer expectant mothers who live there get adequate pre-natal care, even though that care is still available.
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Remembering John Pappajohn

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Remembering John Pappajohn, the alumnus who became one of the college's most important benefactors and whose name graces our building and entrepreneurial center.
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Iowa icon in business, arts, and philanthropy, John Pappajohn, dies at 94

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Pappajohn devoted some $35 million to establishing entrepreneurial centers not just at the University of Iowa, his alma mater, but at Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa, Drake University, and North Iowa Area Community College.
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Tippie’s Iowa MBA ranked 18th among public university programs, top 10% overall

Monday, April 24, 2023
The Tippie College of Business’ Iowa MBA program is among the top 20 public part-time MBA programs in the country and among the top 10 percent of all programs included in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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Can AI replace humans? ‘I think so,’ says Iowa professor

Friday, April 21, 2023
In a recent webinar discussing the power of ChatGPT, University of Iowa professor Patrick Fan was asked for his opinion on the potential of artificial intelligence (AI).
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University of Iowa metaversity geared toward prospective, current students

Thursday, April 20, 2023
A collection of avatars attended a ribbon cutting event for a virtual University of Iowa on April 6, where students will be able to go on campus tours and take advantage of unique educational experiences.
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Detecting delirium

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Researchers at the Tippie College of Business have developed a new algorithm that could help health care professionals more easily identify elderly patients in the ER who are at risk of delirium.
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Bored at work? Here’s why—and what you can do about it.

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Oftentimes, frustrated or disengaged employees will feel like their problems will be solved by finding a new job, but Tippie's Amy Colbert says that employees should only do so if they have been honest with themselves about what their current job is missing and what they hope a new job will provide. If you decide to stay in your job, here are four things that could spark interest in your work.
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University of Iowa incorporates AI tools like ChatGPT into curriculum

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Two professors at the Tippie College of Business both said incorporating artificial intelligence into lessons will help students when it’s time to find jobs.