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  • UI Prof Locks in on Fastest 'Parade of Homes' Travel Route
    (Corridor Business Journal, 05/28/2015)

    Sam Burer, University of Iowa, Tippie College of BusinessAlthough it's not often that anyone visits every single home on the annual Iowa City Area Home Buildings Parade of Homes, a University of Iowa professor has determined the best route to visit all 34 home sites with minimum travel time.

  • New Degree Helps Kirkwood Students Transfer to UI
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 05/22/2015)

    University of Iowa, Tippie College of BusinessA new two-year degree offering at Kirkwood Community College will help streamline the path for business administration students looking to earn a four-year degree from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business.

  • CarePro Appoints New CEO
    (Corridor Business Journal, 05/19/2015)

    CarePro Health Services in Cedar Rapids has announced the appointment of a new president and CEO.

  • Ideas for a Perfect Day Downtown
    (Press-Citizen, 05/17/2015)

    Downtown is at its most beautiful during the spring and summer months. The trees are green and leafy, children play on the Ped Mall playground and in the Weatherdance fountain, and people linger at outside tables to chat with friends.

  • 2015 Best MBAs: Scott Schmidt
    (Poets & Quants, 05/17/2015)

    Some MBA students are viewed as prodigies. Others are considered to be climbers, creators, or connectors. The University of Iowa’s Scott Schmidt is a flat out role model. An active duty U.S. Army major who dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, Schmidt earned his class’ unadulterated respect with his ability to manage time and gracefully handle the difficulties he faced at Tippie.

  • Class of 2015: The World's Best & The Brightest MBAs
    (Poets & Quants, 05/16/2015)

    Katie Benintende was accustomed to being in the minority. As an undergrad, she majored in engineering, a traditionally male-dominated field. And she spent six years climbing the ranks in the Fortune 500, a place where women comprise just 14% of senior executives. When she decided to get an MBA, she picked the University of California-Berkeley due to the program’s “strong culture of diversity and inclusion.”

  • StrategicHealthSolutions LLC
    (, 05/04/2015)

    Peg StessmanPeg Stessman, CEO of Strategic Health Solutions, LLC is the proud recipient of an alumni award from The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business. The 2015 Alum of the Year Award recognizes Stessman as an outstanding alum based on her professional success and continued involvement with the university.

  • 'Phil' Sustains the UI
    (Daily Iowan, 05/01/2015)

    When Jerre Stead wakes up, the first thing he asks himself is how he can make a difference.

  • UI Depending on Private Philanthropy More and More
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 04/30/2015)

    When speaking recently to a class on philanthropic communication, it hit home to Hannah Travis just how much private philanthropy impacts the student experience at the University of Iowa.

  • Guest Opinion: Philanthropy Brings the Magic to the UI
    (The Daily Iowan, 04/24/2015)

    My connection to the University of Iowa began when I was 8 years old.  I grew up in Iowa City, attending elementary school across the street from what is now the UI Tippie College of Business, where I would later get my M.B.A.. I earned my undergraduate degree in speech communications from the UI, and my first management position was at the UI Alumni Association, where I served as associate director.

  • UI Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Products to 'Shark Tank' Star
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 04/23/2015)

    Daymond John, founder of the clothing company FUBU and an investor on the ABC show "Shark Tank," shared his story to a packed house audience Thursday in the University of Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge.

  • Guest Opinion: PHIL is the Foundation
    (The Daily Iowan, 04/23/2015)

    It has been a long time since I was a University of Iowa student. I graduated from the UI in 1949 with a degree in accounting and a solid educational foundation on which to build a successful life.

  • Daymond John to Speak on Campus
    (Daily Iowan, 04/23/2015)

    Daymond John, founder of FUBU and cast member on “Shark Tank,” will visit the University of Iowa today for the Hawkeye Innovation Summit in the IMU Main Lounge.

  • Bring a Reusable Cup to UI Locations
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 04/21/2015)

    All day today, Earth Day, during Take Back the Cups, Tippie College of Business students will join with Active Endeavors, the University of Iowa Student Government and Take Back the Tap to raise awareness about the environmental impact of plastic and paper cups.

  • Community Remembers Mogni
    (Daily Iowan, 04/20/2015)

    As friends and family came to the podium to tell stories and remember the life of Andrew Mogni, there were a few characteristics that were commonly echoed: happiness, kindness, and charisma.

  • Longtime CFO Mark Buthman: "I'm Ready for a Change"
    (CFO, 04/14/2015)

    mark buthman tippie [Tippie alum] Mark Buthman graduated from the University of Iowa in May of 1982 with a degree in finance and business. The next month, he went to work for Kimberly-Clark as a cost analyst at a Memphis manufacturing facility.

  • OWN Network President to speak at Tippie Summit
    (Corridor Business Journal, 04/07/2015)

    The Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa has announced that Sheri Salata, a Tippie alum and president of the Oprah Winfrey Network, will give the keynote address at a half-day summit this month dedicated to women in business.

  • Kolton Dahms Wants to Step Up
    (The Daily Iowan, 04/06/2015)

    Growing up for most of his life in the pumpkin capital of the world — otherwise known as Morton, Illinois — junior Kolton Dahms never expected to be involved in a university student government organization prior to becoming a Hawkeye.

  • Life After NFL: Nate Kaeding Takes On New Role in Iowa City
    (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 04/03/2015)

    Nate KaedingWhen [Tippie EMBA student] Nate Kaeding retired from professional football two years ago, he returned to Iowa City needing to catch his breath from the rigors of the NFL but uncertain of what would come next.

  • New UI Major Combines Liberal Arts, Business Skills
    (Corridor Business Journal , 03/26/2015)

    Liberal arts, says, are "areas of study (such as history, language, and literature) that are intended to give you general knowledge rather than to develop specific skills needed for a profession." That leaves an obvious gap when it comes to equipping liberal arts students with skills that qualify them for most jobs or running their own businesses.

  • Iowa Public Radio Interviews David Frisvold
    (Iowa Public Radio, 03/20/2015)

    David FrisvoldDavid Frisvold, assistant professor of economics at the Tippie College of Business, was interviewed about his research on the school breakfast program on Iowa Public Radio's News Buzz - River to River on March 20, 2015.

  • Free School Breakfast Gives Grades a Boost
    (Futurity, 03/16/2015)

    Children from low-income families who attend a school that offers free breakfasts do better academically in math, science, and reading, a new study reports.

  • U.S. News' Big Winners & Losers
    (Poets & Quants, 03/10/2015)

    At some business schools, the champagne will be flowing today. At other schools, there will be an awkward quiet moment. It all depends on how U.S. News ranked the schools’ full-time MBA programs.

  • Motorcycle Built in Northwest Iowa Part of Raffle to Fund UI Scholarships
    (Radio Iowa, 03/05/2015)

    phil edmanUniversity of Iowa business students are providing consulting services to a company in northwest Iowa in exchange for a motorcycle. UI MBA student Phil Edman says the 2015 Victory Judge motorcycle is being raffled off to benefit the university’s scholarship fund. “The raffle tickets are $25 a piece and we’re only selling a maximum of 2,500 tickets,” Edman says. “All of the net proceeds are going to University of Iowa scholarship funds.”

  • Thomas A. Kloet Elected to Nasdaq's Board of Directors
    (MarketWatch, 03/03/2015)

    Tom KloetNasdaq today announced that [Tippie alum] Thomas A. Kloet, former Chief Executive Officer of TMX Group Limited, the Toronto-based stock exchange owner and operator, was elected to Nasdaq's Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Mr. Kloet was CEO of TMX from 2008 until his retirement in October 2014.