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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joyce Berg Receives Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service (02/26/2015)

    Joyce BergJoyce Berg, professor of accounting and the Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Fellow, has an extraordinary record of service to the University and the State of Iowa. Her contributions span over 20 years at the University of Iowa. Through her service, she has touched the lives of thousands of students and other members of the Johnson County community.

  • Accounting Faculty Highlights (02/26/2015)

    Tippie Accounting FacultyMeet our accounting faculty and discover little known facts—from who loves Seinfeld to who collects PenDelfin rabbits.

  • The Real Deal (02/25/2015)

    M.Ac. student at TippieLast spring M.Ac. students in the Advanced Auditing course had a taste of the real world. They applied what they’d learned in the classroom to real-life circumstances for Johnson County offices during a semester-long consulting project.

  • Preview Day 2015 (02/25/2015)

    Prospective undergraduate students visited the Tippie College of Business during Business Preview Day on February 21. They heard from several professors on our six majors and got to hear student testimonials on internship experiences, studying abroad, and how Tippie prepares the best of the best for the working world. 

  • Tippie Plans to Grow Bigger and Better (02/18/2015)

    Ken BrownAs the undergraduate dean in the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, Ken Brown draws on his experience as a father. Every day he strives to make Tippie the kind of place where his 11- and 13-year-old daughters would have a great educational experience, one where they would develop skills, grow, and become better people.

  • Tippie Buddies Kicks Off Spring Semester (02/09/2015)

    More than 160 students met their match on February 6 for the semester-long Tippie Buddies program. Also known as International Buddies, Tippie pairs international and American business and pre-business undergraduate students so they can experience and share cultures. View more #TippieBuddies coverage on Twitter and Flickr.

  • Message Control (01/30/2015)

    Scott AsayInvestors want clarity when they decide where to put their money, and a new study from the University of Iowa suggests firms do themselves a disservice when they file poorly written financial disclosure reports.

  • The Downside of Optimism: Fundamental Flaw in Optimistic Thinking Discovered (01/30/2015)

    The Downside of OptimismOn the surface, optimism may sound like a good thing, but those rose-colored glasses can result in profoundly negative impacts. Hopeful outlooks can make executives and managers mistakenly believe problems can be fixed before the next earnings report, even when the issues are too serious to resolve.