- Kent Hasselquist: From Tippie Graduate to United States Marine (04/12/2016)
For most college students, crossing the finish line to graduation means applying to jobs, conducting interviews and landing that first full-time gig. For Tippie graduate Kent Hasselquist, that routine post-college path wasn’t for him.
- Some mutual funds aren't so mutually beneficial (04/12/2016)
Mutual-fund investors are losing hundreds of millions of dollars in annual returns because of a potential conflict of interest in their fund’s management they probably don’t even know about, according to a newly published paper by a University of Iowa researcher.
- Giving a Jump to Electric Cars (04/04/2016)
Alliant Energy wants more drivers to consider buying electric vehicles as a way to decrease greenhouse-gas emissions and is turning to business students at the University of Iowa and other Iowa universities for help.
- Tippie Chapter of the American Marketing Association Wins Three Awards (04/04/2016)
At the 38th Annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Tippie chapter of the American Marketing Association was recognized with three awards for their accomplishments throughout the year.
- Doresca Appointed to Body that Helps Iowa Businesses Expand Overseas (03/28/2016)
Dimy Doresca, director of the Institute for International Business in the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, has been appointed to the Iowa District Export Council by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to help Iowa businesses that want to export their products and services to global markets.
- Some Light Reading (03/21/2016)
A University of Iowa economist is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve, an effort that is part of a broader campaign to reduce the number of Americans who are overweight.
- Environmental Journalist to Discuss Marketability & Sustainability (03/17/2016)
Simran Sethi, one of the world’s most inspiring environmental messengers, will lead a panel discussing the pork supply chain including marketability, sustainability, and changing the food system. The panel discussion,"Hog Farming, Sustainability, and a Tale of Delicious Bacon," will take place on Wednesday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. in W10 Pappajohn Business Building.
- #TippieWomen Summit Set for April 2 (03/17/2016)
- 24 UI Colleges and Graduate Programs in the National Top 25 (03/16/2016)
Twenty-four graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
- All Signs Points Toward Growth (03/07/2016)
A Grinnell-based sign company is looking to expand its market outside the United States and sell its products in the Middle East, thanks to the work of a group of University of Iowa students.
- Isaac Oberlin wins Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr., Achievement Award (03/03/2016)
Tippie senior, Isaac Oberlin, was selected to receive this year’s Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr., Achievement Award. The award recognizes under-represented minority students for leadership in on-campus and community organizations, academic success and potential for future career success.
- Tippie MBA Team Wins ACG Cup (02/22/2016)
A team of Tippie MBA students recently won top prize at the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup case study competition at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. This is the second year in a row a Tippie team has taken home the trophy. The ACG Cup competition gives students from leading MBA programs across the country real-world experience and invaluable insights into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory and private equity. The winning team included Stuart Hemesath, Amit Ashok and Lisa Ferguson.
- A Tale of True Tippie Love (02/15/2016)
While sharing the story of their relationship, Andy Zajicek made several jokes about being thrown under the bus by his wife, Mary Beth Zajicek.
- Tippie's Brown named fellow in Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (02/11/2016)
Ken Brown, professor of management and organizations in the Tippie College of Business, with an additional appointment in educational policy and leadership studies in the College of Education, has been named a fellow in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
- UI to Host Mandela Washington Fellows this Summer (02/11/2016)
The University of Iowa will host 25 young business and government leaders from several African countries this summer as part of the U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders.
- Predicting Box Office Boffo or Bomb (02/10/2016)
With its $200 million budget, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be one of the most expensive movies ever made when it’s released next month, and Warner Bros. has a lot riding on its success.
- Love Business (02/10/2016)
Taking a business class does not generally incite a romantic environment; however, for Joseph Jay and Casey Harris, it was the perfect place to catch each other’s attention.
- Tippie Graduate Accounting Program Ranked In Top 50 (02/05/2016)
Since its inception at the University of Iowa, the Tippie College of Business Masters of Accountancy (M.Ac.) program has been dedicated to providing a unique, lasting experience for the future success of its students. What’s backing up that notion? The program was recently ranked 39th out of 50 graduate accounting programs by Accounting Degree Review.
- Anheuser-Busch Executive Shares Successes in Sustainability (02/04/2016)
Hugh "Bert" Share, former senior global director of Beer & Better World at Anheuser-Busch InBev, will visit the University of Iowa to discuss his 33 years of experience working in the area of sustainability for the world's largest brewer. The executive will be speaking on Wednesday, February 17, at 5 p.m. in MacBride Hall. The event is free and open to the public.