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  • Prospective Students and Families Attend Fall Preview Day (10/15/2014)

    Fall Preview DayMore than 300 prospective students and families attended Tippie College's first Preview Day of the year on October 4. Tippie faculty, staff, and current students helped high school juniors and seniors see what the University of Iowa, and specifically the Tippie College of Business, has to offer.

  • MBA Student Earns Hispanic Chamber Scholarship (10/15/2014)

    Julian ValenciaJulian Valencia, an MBA student at the Tippie College of Business, has earned a $10,000 scholarship from Group O and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation. 

  • Berg and Mote Honored at Annual Celebration (10/08/2014)

    Faculty and staff honored at annual celebration Joyce Bergprofessor of accounting and the Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Fellow, and Gale Mote, adjunct lecturer in management and organizations, were among 30 individuals honored at the University of Iowa's annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet on October 7.

  • UI Officials Tout Economic Development Initiatives (10/07/2014)

    UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics Dean David Johnsen (left), former UI student Alec Whitters, a founder of Higher Learning Technologies (center), and UI Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dan Reed enjoy discussion at the Economic Development Showcase MondayUniversity of Iowa officials on Monday spelled out the university's collective efforts for supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, cultivating Iowa’s workforce, and putting the state on the path to economic prosperity.

  • Tippie Society Campaign Challenge Announced (09/12/2014)

    In fall 2014, Henry (BSC49) and Patricia Tippie announced an ambitious challenge to alumni and friends of the Tippie College of Business. To inspire more high-impact gifts, and to help the college reach its For Iowa. Forever More. campaign goal of $125 million, the Tippies will give up to $15 million to the college by matching gifts of $1 million or more.

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Excellence Fund Created (09/10/2014)

    PwC Excellence FundPartners and Tippie alumni with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Chicago have created the PricewaterhouseCoopers Excellence Fund with initial pledges of $300,000 to support faculty research and graduate students. PwC representatives made the surprise announcement at a recent alumni event in Chicago.

  • College Names New Alumni Director (09/10/2014)

    Ashley FunkhauserAshley Funkhauser has joined the Tippie College as the assistant director of alumni relations. She will responsible for building relationships, coordinating events, and communicating with the college’s more than 46,000 living alumni.

  • The Flipped Classroom (08/18/2014)

    Flipped Classroom at the Tippie College of Business After spending the majority of his academic career learning in the traditional format—lectures in class, readings and homework out of class—Ethan Perkins, Central Control States market manager for Stoli Group USA in Des Moines, was initially wary of Jon Garfinkel’s unconventional education methods. Garfinkel, professor of finance and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow, teaches from a reversed perspective—flipping the problem-solving side of class into the classroom and pre-recording his lectures (which often replace readings) for listening and playback online, which the students must do outside of class.

  • The Henry Fund: Launching Careers for 20 Years (08/15/2014)

    Henry Tippie FundFor two decades, the Henry Fund—the core focus of the Applied Securities Management course in the Full-time MBA Program—has done more than live up to the promise of hands-on education. It set a trend, won awards, and provided close to 30 student scholarships. In addition, it has become a prestigious résumé enhancement sought after by MBA program applicants as well as corporate recruiters.