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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 24, 2003

Tippie School Of Management Hosts Alumni Event Nov. 5 In Des Moines

University of Iowa MBA alumni will have the opportunity to meet UI President David Skorton at a Tippie MBA Alumni Reception Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Club, 666 Grand Avenue in Des Moines.

The Henry B. Tippie School of Management is hosting the reception where UI MBA alumni can meet fellow alumni and win Tippie merchandise and tickets to UI athletic events.

To attend the UI MBA alumni reception, register online at or call 800-MBA-IOWA.

The reception will follow a satellite downlink broadcast of the "Living Leadership: The Power of Executing Greatness Program" at the Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Doors open 8:45 a.m. with the program starting at 9:45 a.m. This one-day program brings together nationally recognized leaders and innovators to share their insights into how to survive and succeed in today's business environment. Speakers include Rudy Giuliani, Marcus Buckingham, Ken Blanchard, John Maxwell, Magic Johnson, Gary Bradt and Stephen Covey. These world-renowned business thinkers, leaders and practitioners will be sharing their experiences and insights on the topic of leadership.

For more information and registration materials on this international event, visit

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: George McCrory, 319-384-0012,