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37 Gs for 140 characters: at U of Iowa, money grows on tweets

August 8, 2011 by

Copious dollars/ From a dearth of characters/ Money grows on tweets Fortunately for John Yates, his recent try at haiku was substantially stronger than our attempt to tell the story of his unusual scholarship in 17 on. Last week, Yates won a full financial award package (valued at $37,240) from the University of Iowa Tippie School of Management for writing the best application tweet. He did so with haiku: "Globally minded/ Innovative and driven/ Tippie can sharpen" …  read more

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