Recent News

CEOs can't control the future

Monday, 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.

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

Friday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

A 'gateway' for business education

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Tippie Gateway’s second session will be held June 27–July 1 with 35 high school juniors, most from Iowa, all from minority or low-income groups, and many who will be first-generation college students.

50 Mandela Fellows coming to Iowa from Africa

Friday, June 17, 2016

Fifty young government and business professionals from Africa are coming to Iowa this weekend for a six-week long fellowship with two universities.

Helping cities prepare for growth

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A researcher from the University of Iowa thinks changes in vegetation might provide powerful signals for policy makers, and he is developing a tool using data analytics to sound the alert.