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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

Regents approve new UI master of science degree in health policy

The Master of Science in Health Policy degree program, formally approved Thursday, Oct. 23, by the Iowa Board of Regents, will equip students with advanced training in health policy analysis. The new degree will be offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy in the UI College of Public Health beginning in spring 2015. Story

Archaeologists dig into hidden Native American history in Iowa

This fall, the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist is getting a closer look at two pieces of Native American history in Iowa that researchers still know little about. Story

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 professor discusses psychology behind political ads

Published
2014.10.19
Assistant professor Daryl Cameron

The Gazette asked Daryl Cameron, UI assistant professor of psychology, to analyze the tactics used in political ads that have been blistering the Eastern Iowa airwaves. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Electing to enhance their job prospects

Andrea Jansa and Jimmy Centers at the State Capitol

Midterm elections are coming up, and a new U.S. president will be voted into office in just two years. While many voters dread the aggressive political campaigning that is sure to come, some students at the University of Iowa use the opportunity to advance their careers. 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

Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen

James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the Unviersity of Iowa.Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the University of Iowa.

James Hansen visited the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 16, to speak in the UI Public Policy Center’s “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium. Video

Weather-ready nation: NWS director talks to UI community

Louis W. Uccellini speaking

Tools created by the Iowa Flood Center may be able to play a collaborative role in future forecasting by the National Weather Service and the National Water Center. Story

UI hires associate VP for enrollment management

The University of Iowa has hired an associate vice president for enrollment management, a new administrative position to orchestrate the UI’s efforts to recruit and enroll students. Brent Gage starts at the university on Dec. 15. He comes from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where he has been the associate provost for enrollment management since August 2009. Story

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