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Iowa Electronic Markets see GOP sweep in Congress


The real-money political prediction market operated by the Tippie College of Business sees a 70 percent probability of a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in trading Monday afternoon. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI students help group encourage more women to run for office

Cover of 50/50 in 20/20 booklet

50/50 in 2020 encourages more Iowa women to run for public office, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students are helping the group better reach women interested in politics and public service. Story from: WHO Radio

WHO Radio

UI professor shares better ways to teach teens to drive

Suzy Hoyle has been teaching her son Gracein, 15, the basics of driving. Will Figg for The Wall Street Journal

Corinne Peek-Asa, University of Iowa professor of occupational and environmental health and director of the CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center, discusses recent research testing a positive strategy for parent-teen communication about driving. Story from: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

UI professor sees Hong Kong democracy protests up close


UI finance professor Art Durnev recently spent two weeks teaching at the Tippie College of Business' MBA program in Hong Kong, located at the center of the pro-democracy protests there. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Bettendorf man leads University of Iowa's Institute for International Business

Dimy Doresca talks with students in one of his classes.

Bettendorf resident Dimy Doresca is the new director of University of Iowa's Institute for International Business, a consulting firm of sorts that helps small and mid-sized Iowa businesses expand into global trade. Story from: Quad City Times

Quad City Times

Tippie grad garners Superman comparison in court

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
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

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

UI named as 1 of 13 universities investing heavily in 3D printing

3D printer

The University of Iowa has been named as one of 13 U.S. universities that are investing heavily in 3D printing by Inside 3DP, an online source that provides valuable information to individuals and business communities about the different aspects of 3D printing. Story from: Inside 3DP.com

Inside 3DP.com

UI's Diekema discusses efforts to control the spread of Ebola

Dr. Daniel Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Dan Diekema, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UI Health Care, and president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, discusses the new Ebola "Czar" and efforts to control the spread of Ebola. Story from: MSNBC.com




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