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  • Love Business (02/10/2016)

    Casey Harris and Joseph Jay, alumni of TippieTaking a business class does not generally incite a romantic environment; however, for Joseph Jay and Casey Harris, it was the perfect place to catch each other’s attention.

  • Predicting Box Office Boffo or Bomb (02/10/2016)

    With its $200 million budget, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be one of the most expensive movies ever made when it’s released next month, and Warner Bros. has a lot riding on its success.

  • Anheuser-Busch Executive Shares Successes in Sustainability (02/04/2016)

    Bert Share, former Global Director, Anheuser-BuschHugh "Bert" Share, former senior global director of Beer & Better World at Anheuser-Busch InBev, will visit the University of Iowa to discuss his 33 years of experience working in the area of sustainability for the world's largest brewer. The executive will be speaking on Wednesday, February 17, at 5 p.m. in MacBride Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Net Impact Hosts Sustainability Summit (01/21/2016)

    Tippie College of Business MBA studentsThe Sustainability Summit is an annual event hosted by the graduate Net Impact Chapter of the Tippie College of Business. This year's event will be held on February 4 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Iowa City. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Election Throes Cause Business Woes (01/20/2016)

    Elections are great for democracies, but a study by a University of Iowa researcher shows they may not be so good for business.

  • Kevin O'Malley Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser (01/14/2016)

    After tragedy struck for former Tippie College of Business student Kevin O'Malley, his family created a scholarship to turn a negative event into a positive impact for future University of Iowa students.

  • Alumni Represent, Reflect in Los Angeles (12/31/2015)

    Tippie College of Business alumni Sheri SalataUniversity of Iowa alumni all over the world are excited for the Rose Bowl Game. And for some who call Los Angeles home, it’s a time to celebrate their beloved team and reflect on how their time in Iowa City helped prepare them for where they are today.

  • GIS Wins Chapter Awards (12/28/2015)

    GIS Officers at the annual conferneceTippie's Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) officers won three international chapter awards for chapter management, membership development, and alumni relations during the 44th Annual International Conference in Chicago.

  • Tippie Alumni in the C-Suite (12/14/2015)

    High-level executives in senior management usually have titles that begin with “chief,” and that’s where the C-suite term comes from. No matter their degree — from a bachelor’s to an MBA — many Tippie College graduates today serve as corporate officers and senior executives in companies across the United States and around the world. These business cards represent just a few of the college’s successful alumni.

  • Profitability and Sustainability (12/14/2015)

    Tippie College of Business Impact Competition participantsA new sustainability initiative from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business will help UI students grow lettuce with no soil during the winter, develop sustainability educational projects, and eat more environmentally friendly food.

  • A Strategy for the Future (12/14/2015)

    Analytics data sheets The college’s strategic plan builds on its strengths and opportunities. Tippie’s Department of Management Sciences knew of the need among its corporate partners for employees with business analytics skills. What’s more, the department knew it was poised to satisfy that business need — it had the right faculty of mathematicians, engineers, statisticians, and computer scientists who could deliver the educational program that would educate a workforce with strong business analytics skills.

  • They Don't Know How to Quit (12/14/2015)

    “We retirees spent years and years developing these skills, honing our expertise and building relationships with people around the world, so it’s hard to just set it aside,” explains Irwin, professor emeritus in marketing and psychology.

  • Obermann Center Grant to Xun Zhou (12/10/2015)

    Xun Zhou, assistant professor of management sciences, and Zubhair Shafiq in computer science, received a 2016 Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Interdisiplinary Research Grant. Their project is entitled "Heterogeneous Network Data Analytics to Improve Urban Sustainability.”

  • With an Eye Toward Greater Efficiency (12/02/2015)

    A team of University of Iowa students will visit India in January to help a world-renowned eye doctor provide vision care and cataract surgery to more poor patients.

  • Sticking it to the Patient Less Often (12/02/2015)

    A new University of Iowa invention aims to make patients feel less like human pincushions when it comes to IV needles, while creating a technology that could be a significant player in the global health care market.

  • Tippie Senior Named Rhodes Scholar (11/23/2015)

    Jeffrey Ding, Tippie Rhodes ScholarTippie College of Business student Jeffrey Ding says he’s unsure yet how being named a Rhodes scholar will change his life, but he’s already getting more than the usual number of friend requests on Facebook.

  • Investing in Communication Clarity (11/23/2015)

    For decades, the academic quality of the accounting program at the University of Iowa has remained solid. Peer institutions and alumni consistently rank it high; published research flows from well-respected faculty, and firms court and offer accounting graduates attractive career opportunities.

  • Gearing Up for Bike Sharing (11/23/2015)

    Willy Tan, accounting undergraduate student, and volunteer at the Bike Library in Iowa City Iowa City comes alive each August when more than 30,000 students become immersed in the community for the academic year. Although some bring automobiles with them, many make the decision to leave their cars at home and opt to travel using Cambus, by foot, or bicycle.