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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UI Researchers Study Rural Access to Health Care Specialties (01/21/2015)

    An ongoing series of studies by University of Iowa researchers shows that access to a variety of specialty health care fields are more accessible than thought in rural Iowa, but that access could be threatened depending on how health care reforms are implemented.

  • UI Celebrates Life of Martin Luther King Jr. (01/15/2015)

    MLK CelebrationAn annual University of Iowa celebration honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. and addressing contemporary human rights issues will be held Jan. 19-31.

  • Gamma Iota Sigma: Tippie's Best Kept Secret (12/24/2014)

    Gamma Iota Sigma - Tippie ChapterTippie's Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) chapter, an international risk management, insurance and actuarial science professional fraternity, attended the International GIS Conference in Dallas this fall and returned with multiple awards for outstanding alumni relations, chapter management, and public relations.

  • Tippie Congratulates December 2014 Graduates (12/22/2014)

    Congratulations to our 198 BBA, 84 MBA, and 6 M.Ac. graduates who received their degrees December 19-20, 2014. View highlights from the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies: 

  • IEM Opens 2016 Presidential, Congressional Prediction Markets (12/09/2014)

    Iowa Electronic MarketsThe opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ (IEM) presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.