Recent News

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.

I'm betting on the 2016 election: here's how

Friday, May 20, 2016

There are two legal betting platforms for the upcoming presidential election - PredictIt and the University of Iowa's Iowa Electronic Markets. 

It's hard to predict a movie's profitability, but you learn some lessons along the way

Monday, May 16, 2016

Two researchers at the University of Iowa are trying to use data to determine what types of films are most likely to rake in returns. Business school professor Kang Zhao and doctoral student Michael Lash considered more than 100 elements to help them create an algorithm to forecast profitabilityincluding director, actors, genre, even keywords.

University of Iowa students team up with Fox Sports, BTN

Monday, May 16, 2016

A group of 16 students, through the UI Tippie College of Business’ Marketing Institute, worked with “Fox Sports University” on a project aimed at identifying ways young people consume media.

Business analytics case competition a success

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Tippie College of Business hosted a case study competition where some of the brightest graduate analytics students in the country came together and solved a real-world business problem.

Tippie students win Alliant Energy case competition

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A team of marketing students from the Tippie College of Business recently took first place in the Alliant Energy University Challenge Case Competition, held at the University of Iowa April 9.