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Institute makes international business real

June 30, 2016

Tippie's Institute for International Business has found a new focus: Providing students with international business experiences through real-world projects and trips abroad.

Annex analytics brings data power to the people

June 27, 2016

Data analytics has matured as an effective strategy for helping businesses make better decisions, but not all companies have shared equally in its benefits.

CEOs can't control the future

June 27, 2016

Publicly traded firms often issue earnings forecasts that miss the mark, and a new study from the University of Iowa suggests CEO overconfidence is the reason for the poor predictions.

University of Iowa joins the big data rush

June 27, 2016

Businesses large and small have discovered the power of data to make better decisions, and that has made the Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) degree program at the University of Iowa one of the hottest tickets for business students.

Brexit vote to have minimal short-term impact on Iowa ag exports

June 24, 2016

Agriculture experts say they don’t expect the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union to have significant short-term impacts on Iowa exports, but questions remain about the long-term ramifications.

Mandela Fellows land in Iowa City

June 22, 2016

A group of emerging leaders from sub-Saharan Africa has traveled to Iowa City, and the will spend six weeks engaging and participating in entrepreneurial education at University of Iowa.

Why millennials have weak handshakes

June 22, 2016

New research has found that men and women under 30 have a weaker grip strength than they did in 1985. A study in 2008, showed that those who score highly with handshake raters are also considered to be the most likely to be hired by job interviewers