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  • dollar-reliability-illustration

    Beware the $ign$ of online retailer unreliability

    A new study by a University of Iowa researcher suggests that online merchants who display a dollar sign in the titles of their Google search engine results may be less reliable than merchants who don’t.

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  • UI students to provide tax services through VITA

    UI students to provide tax services through VITA

    University of Iowa accounting and law students will again provide free tax return preparation services to qualifying persons this year as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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  • Sustainability is focus of UI events Feb. 10

    Sustainability is focus of UI events Feb. 10

    A WorldCanvass program and a summit taking place in the Iowa Memorial Union, both scheduled for Feb. 10, will focus on sustainability.

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  • A.J. Honoré in the KRUI studio

    From the CW to KRUI, via the M.B.A.

    Former CW number-cruncher A.J. Honoré loves his new digs in the upper haunts of the Iowa Memorial Union: the M.B.A. candidate is overseeing the university's student-staffed radio station, KRUI 89.7FM.

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  • sign that reads "MBA 139 miles" signifying the distance from Omaha to Des Moines, where the Tippie Executive MBA program is taught

    Driven to procure their preferred degree

    Every week, Omaha residents Peg Stessman and Levi Scheppers make the two-hour drive east to attend MBA classes through the UI Tippie School of Management executive program in Des Moines.

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  • Beard-off contestants are judged at the final ceremony Dec. 6.

    Sparing the stubble to support upstarts

    How can facial hair spur small-business growth in developing countries? MBA students at the UI recently held the initial Beard-off, collecting donations for a microloan program.

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  • UI’s Tippie MBA Tweet goes global

    UI’s Tippie MBA Tweet goes global

    The application Tweet is going global. The University of Iowa's Tippie MBA full-time program will award one full financial award package to the applicant from outside the United States who most creatively answers the question, "What makes you an exceptional Tippie full-time MBA candidate and future MBA hire?" Of course, the question must be answered in 140 characters or less.

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    University staff and faculty often are asked for their expert opinions on a variety of topics. Check out who's been in the news lately...

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  • Five faculty named CIC leadership fellows

    Five faculty named CIC leadership fellows

    Kurt Anstreicher, Shelly Campo, Richard Fumerton, David Gier, and Linda Snetselaar are the university’s Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program fellows for 2011-12.

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  • Jolly Time popcorn head Smith to speak at UI

    Jolly Time popcorn head Smith to speak at UI

    Garry Smith, president of the Sioux City-based maker of Jolly Time popcorn, will discuss running his family-owned company in an appearance at the University of Iowa on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:45 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City.

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