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  • UI Teams up with NSF to Turn Inventions into Businesses (05/27/2015)

    The University of Iowa has teamed up with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a program for accelerating the commercialization of technologies developed by student and faculty inventors and entrepreneurs.

  • Tippie Commencement, May 2015 (05/18/2015)

    Tippie celebrated the commencement of 215 MBA graduates, 27 Masters of Accountancy, and 5 Ph.D. graduates on May 15, 2015. Friends and family also joined 690 undergraduates for a reception and commencement ceremony at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on May 16.

  • The Student Experience: Brian Wall (05/14/2015)

    "The Student Experience" showcases University of Iowa students who excel academically—inside and outside the classroom. This is our latest entry in the series.

  • Tippie Recognizes Alumni of the Year (04/28/2015)

    On Thursday, May 7, the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa will present two alumni awards to recognize accomplished alumni at Tippie’s Recognition Reception held in the Feller Club Room of Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

  • Student Entrepreneurs Swim in Shark Tank (04/23/2015)

    Following a lecture by Daymond John, founder of FUBU apparel and TV cast member on “Shark Tank,” three student teams pitched their business ventures to him and three other distinguished judges.

  • Earth Day 2015: Take Back the Cups (04/21/2015)

    Students at the Tippie College of Business have teamed up with Iowa City outdoors store Active Endeavors, the University of Iowa Student Government, and Take Back the Tap to celebrate Earth Day 2015 by raising awareness about the environmental impact of plastic and paper cups.

  • Student Entrepreneurs to Swim in the Shark Tank (04/19/2015)

    Daymond JohnAndrew Shao has delivered his elevator pitch dozens, maybe hundreds of times, and pretty much has it down pat by now. But things will be a little different when he delivers it on April 23.

  • In Memoriam: Tippie Remembers Jude West (04/14/2015)

    Jude WestJude West, a long-time University of Iowa business professor, former interim vice president, and champion of Iowa nonprofit organizations, died April 13 at the age of 84.

  • Making the Most of Your Best Workers (04/07/2015)

    Employees who go above and beyond the call of duty have the potential to improve the performance of all of their co-workers, new research finds.

  • Going the Extra Miler (04/07/2015)

    Ning LiWe all know that person at work who goes above and beyond their job description, who puts in a little extra effort and makes it easier for everyone. A new study from the University of Iowa suggests managers can improve their work teams’ performances by focusing their motivation efforts on that “extra miler” instead of trying to motivate everyone equally.

  • Tippie Tech Brings Home Awards (04/03/2015)

    Tippie TechFor the first time ever, 28 students attended the Association of Technology Professionals (AITP) National Collegiate Conference in Omaha on March 26-29, bringing home several awards in the technology competitions.

  • The Student Experience: Celina Carr (03/26/2015)

    That Celina Carr became a Hawkeye was not much of a surprise. She comes from a family full of University of Iowa grads, and she participated in UI activities during her middle school and high school days.

  • The People Side of Business (03/25/2015)

    New University of Iowa degreeThe University of Iowa has launched a new major that provides entrepreneurial management and leadership education to liberal arts and sciences students, giving them the opportunity to develop real-world skills and improve their employability before hitting the job market or starting their own business.

  • Better Breakfast, Better Grades (03/12/2015)

    David FrisvoldA new study from the University of Iowa reinforces the connection between good nutrition and good grades, finding that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically.

  • Finding a Career 101 (03/03/2015)

    tippie career fair university of iowaA 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.

  • VITA, You've Come a Long Way (03/03/2015)

    VITA - TippieWhen the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program first began at the University of Iowa, a small number of accounting students assisted a small group of international students with tax return preparation. Professor Joyce Berg, who serves as advisor to the Beta Alpha Psi student organization, recalls preparing about 120 tax returns when she first began advising Beta Alpha Psi in 2005.

  • Embracing International Study & Honoring a Worldly Teacher (03/03/2015)

    Nancy Hauserman When retired faculty member Nancy Hauserman (JD76) was a student, study abroad programs were not yet common. The concept has gained prominence as a way to learn about the global economy as well as different cultures. Now, a growing fund is making it possible for more students than ever to benefit from these pivotal journeys.

  • From the Ground Up (03/02/2015)
    Ali Rosenberg and Alex KrebsTens of thousands of women major in business in the United States, and many of them belong to student groups for women business majors, like the Women’s Energy Network, the Businesswomen’s Association, or some variation of Women in Business.