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‘Buddies’ aid University of Iowa international students

Friday, August 26, 2016

The University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business is bridging the gap between the college’s American and international students. The program, called International Buddies at Tippie, started last spring and pairs business and pre-business undergrads for one semester. The goal is to assimilate international students into campus life.

Study: water consumption up with Berkeley 'soda tax'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

As Philadelphia prepares for the January launch of its tax on sweetened beverages, a new study found low-income residents in Berkeley, Calif., home of the nation's first "soda tax," are not just consuming fewer sugary drinks. David Frisvold, a researcher from the University of Iowa who authored another study on Berkeley's tax, called the drop in consumption "promising" for public health, but noted that the interviews were done just a few months after the tax went into effect.

Priceline founding team member offers Iowa startups some advice

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Iowans and others looking to start their own companies need to look at everyday problems and think of how to fix them, not just complain about them, according to Jeff Hoffman, an entrepreneur and speaker.

Food is community

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it’s not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes better.

Attracting attention with tuition

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Tippie College of Business experiments with tuition perks to bring the best students to campus.

How can business researchers share insights with business managers?

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A recent survey by the University of Iowa and three other universities has found a significant number of shared interests between academic researchers and business managers—topics where scholarship could help inform business decisions.

Medicine’s thorny problems tackled by multidisciplinary Iowa Medical Innovation Group

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

That thought is the beginning of every project tackled by the Iowa Medical Innovation Group (IMIG), a University of Iowa program that brings together students from the colleges of law, medicine, engineering and business to develop an idea for an original medical device. From design, to prototype, to business plan and patent, IMIG students collaboratively work to find a better way of doing “this.”