Dawn Bowlus of the University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) comments on Brianna Farley's Christmas tree lighting business, which took top prizes in a statewide youth entrepreneur conference co-sponsored byJPEC.
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UI management and organizations professor Maria Kraimer suggests workers on overseas posting start looking for a new position in their company three to four months before they return home.
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The Tippie School of Management is among high-profile MBA programs trying alternatives to application essays that get behind the coaching and consulting and learn more about applicants.
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Two University of Iowa business professors have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop new models to help businesses improve workforce development and employee training. Story
The state chapter of Habitat for Humanity contributed $24 million to Iowa’s economy and accounted for hundreds of jobs, according to a study by the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center. The report covers Habitat's activities statewide in 2011. Story
Four University of Iowa undergraduate students and 20 UI graduate students have received Stanley Awards for International Research to conduct research abroad or pursue learning activities in international studies that are not available on the UI campus. Story
Firms that make greater investments in corporate social responsibility initiatives see less risk in their stock prices during economic downturns, according to a new study from the University of Iowa. Story