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UI student at a job fair.

Finding a Career 101

Class helps UI students figure out what they want to do and start a career doing it
A pithy resume, freshly pressed formalwear, and a firm handshake have always been big parts of a successful job search, but today, it’s so much more than that. The University of Iowa's Pomerantz Career Center offers a semester-long class showing students how to navigate the new world of finding a career.
Ali Rosenberg

Career in insurance always a sure thing

Tippie senior becoming fifth generation of her family to work in the field
Ali Rosenberg has known for years what she’s wanted to do for a career: risk management and insurance. “It’s in my blood,” she says. Indeed, she will be the fifth generation Rosenberg to work in the insurance business. The Des Moines native came to the University of Iowa in part because of its strong finance and insurance programs.
Alex Krebs and Ali Rosenberg meet.

From the ground up

Two UI students lay foundation for new national student organization
Tens of thousands of women major in business in the United States, and many of them belong to student groups for women business majors. But there’s no national organization linking them to each other. Ali Rosenberg thought it was a missed opportunity. She and fellow UI student Alex Krebs set out to organize a conference that would lay the foundation for such an organization.

UI College of Law announces Kinnick Law Scholars Program

Program is offered exclusively to high-achieving UI students
Through the Kinnick Law Scholars program, high-achieving students who are currently enrolled at the University of Iowa will be allowed to apply to the UI College of Law without taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
Title Page of The First Folio

UI Libraries to host Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition in 2016

UI designated as official Iowa stop for prestigious nationwide tour
The University of Iowa Libraries has been selected as the host site for the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The tour will take place in 2016; specific touring dates will be announced in April.

Wells family establishes fund to provide scholarships for UI students from Van Buren County

Gift will benefit students in the UI Henry B. Tippie College of Business for generations to come
The family of Wayne and Jean Wells has established a new scholarship fund for University of Iowa students from Van Buren County who are pursuing a business degree. The gift provides an endowed fund that will pay out scholarships annually in perpetuity, helping generations of Southeast Iowa students.

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