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  • Finding Love in Iowa City (And Coming Back for It) (07/18/2016)

    Wu Hao and Wu Ximeng getting marriedIowa City is a place of milestones for Wu Hao and Wu Ximeng. For the two University of Iowa graduates, the town is where they became enamored of the UI community, pursued their education, found love, and, later, returned to marry. 

  • A Tasty Tradition (07/11/2016)
    A cool tradition—elementary school students inventing a new flavor of ice cream for sale at Iowa City’s Heyn’s Ice Cream—turns 20 this year.
  • Tippie Students Receive Top UI Awards (06/30/2016)

    Jeffrey Ding and Carter Yerkes received two of the top UI awards this year: a Hancher-Finkbine Student Medallion and the Philip G. Hubbard Human Rights Award, respectively.

  • Frisvold Receives $1.3 Million Grant (06/30/2016)

    Tippie College of Business Professor David FrisvoldDavid Frisvold, assistant professor of economics, is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve. His research recently was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the nationwide impact of menu labeling.

  • Undergrad Receives $5,000 Scholarship (05/12/2016)

    Jon Langel, a finance and economics major from West Des Moines, received the 2016 John T. Lockton Memorial Scholarship from the Spencer Educational Foundation.

  • Business Analytics Case Competition a Success (05/11/2016)

    Students who competed in the case competitionOn April 14 and 15, the Tippie College of Business hosted a case study competition where some of the brightest graduate analytics students in the country came together and solved a real-world business problem.

  • Outstanding Tippie Alumni Named (05/10/2016)

    Stephen Belyn and Todd Nelson were named the Tippie College Alum of the Year and Young Alum of the Year, respectively, at this year’s collegiate Recognition Reception. In addition, Bob Nicolls (BBA80) received the Department of Accounting’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.