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  • Tippie Build #8 Underway (06/10/2015)

    This spring the Tippie community began work on another Tippie Build/Habitat for Humanity home for a local family. This year’s partner family moved to the United States in 1990 from a poor neighborhood in Acapulco, Mexico. Maria Diaz and her three children lived in Los Angeles and Chicago before settling in Iowa City 11 years ago. They currently live in a mobile home that is in poor condition and in need of repairs.

  • Embracing International Study & Honoring a Worldly Teacher (06/10/2015)

    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.

  • Dana Ramundt Insurance Education Foundation Golf Outing (06/01/2015)

    Dana Ramundt, University of IowaThe ninth annual Dana Ramundt Insurance Education Foundation Golf Outing will take place on Thursday, August 20 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. Insurance and risk management professionals are invited to take part in this event to network with Tippie risk management and insurance students.

  • Mark Archibald: Why I Bike (05/29/2015)

    Mark Archibald, University of Iowa, National Bike MonthWhile May is most known for spring weather and blooming flowers, it is also the time to dig out that old bike from the depths of your garage. The League of American Bicylists has been sponsoring National Bike Month since 1956 in order to celebrate the many benefits of bicycling. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.