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Tippie grad garners Superman comparison in court

Published
2014.10.22
UI Tippie grad and current lawyer, Amos Hill, at the state capitol

Tippie College of Business grad Amos Hill sees lawyering as hero's work, in a way: An advocate for people in need. That goes for car accident victims, businesses in trouble, and even fellow young lawyers like himself. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Grabbing coffee with Amy Jo Myers

Silicon Prairie News: Grabbing coffee with Amy Jo Myers
Published
2014.10.22
Amy Jo Meyers

Amy Jo Myers, manager of outreach in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is one of 10 people that entrepreneurs new to Des Moines should have coffee with. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

Finance professor encounters Hong Kong protests up close

Published
2014.10.21
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

UI finance professor Art Durnev describes his experience teaching at the Tippie School of Management's Hong Kong MBA program, which is at the epicenter of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Story from: Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Now Minute - 10/23/14

Iowa Now Minute - 10/23/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

UI soft skills training makes students more employable

Published
2014.10.19
University of Iowa student Paul Smith answers a question during class at the Pappajohn Business Building in Iowa City on Friday, Sept. 26.

Soft skills—those that focus on things like communication and collaboration—are in greater demand by employers, and programs in the Tippie College of Business and Pomerantz Career Center are helping UI students learn those skills. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI service helps Iowa small businesses go global

Published
2014.10.15

The University of Iowa's Institute for International Business and John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center have partnered with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry to begin a consulting service for small and mid-sized businesses in Iowa that want to enter global markets. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

Deepening the pool

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A team of University of Iowa students is working closely with an organization to bring more gender balance to the state’s elected leadership, where a woman has still never been separately elected to a federal office. Story

M.B.A. student receives scholarship from U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Published
2014.10.15

Tippie College of Business M.B.A. student Julian Valencia was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the organization's annual conference. Story from: Hispanic Business

Hispanic Business

'My two cents in five minutes'

Eean Crawford

What motivates employees to do their best? UI Tippie College of Business Assistant Professor Eean Crawford has made his life's work pursuing research on employee engagement or what makes people tick in the workplace. Crawford talks about his work and the importance of giving your two cents worth in five minutes by taking this year's Working at Iowa survey. Story

Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy

Iowa Alumni Magazine: Spotlight: Living Mandela's legacy
Published
2014.10.01
Iowa Alumni Magazine--October 2014 cover image

Two South African women used their University of Iowa education to help rebuild their country after apartheid. Story from: Iowa Alumni Magazine

Iowa Alumni Magazine

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