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  • The Tippie RISE Experience (07/23/2015)

    Tippie announced its new Tippie RISE program earlier this summer. Each incoming Tippie student must complete at least one of the four Tippie RISE experiences: research, internship, study abroad or experiential course. These four seniors at Tippie completed one or more of each. By doing a Tippie RISE experience, they each became more knowledgeable of the business world, and will use that experience to further themselves in their career. 

  • Researching Research (07/23/2015)

    Jia Liu, a senior accounting major at TippieJia Liu wanted to know for sure she was prepared to go into research, so she decided trying it out as an undergraduate could help her make her decision to become a Ph.D. student after graduation.

  • Experiencing Life and Business Abroad (07/22/2015)

    Eric Bundy, a marketing and Spanish major with an International Business CertificateAfter spending an entire school year abroad and a little extra time to travel around Europe, Eric Bundy realized on his plane ride home that studying abroad was the best experience of his life.

  • Learning About the Real Business World (07/22/2015)

    Ryan Rodriguez, a senior accounting and finance major at TippieRyan Rodriguez needed internships to make himself look better to employers—to give himself a competitive edge—but two internships later, he thinks they are more than just resume builders.

  • Orientation 2015 (07/22/2015)

    Another summer of University of Iowa's orientation passed by, leaving thousands of freshmen ready to head to classes in the fall. Our Tippie direct admits shared photos and their own stories throughout the summer.

  • RAGBRAI is a Classroom for UI Entrepreneurial Students (07/20/2015)

    RAGBRAI 2015It’s not everyday that a town like Solon has thousands of bike riders passing slowly through their town, checking out the ambience and its quant charm, but that’s what will happen on Friday, when Solon is a pass-through town for this year’s RAGBRAI bicycle ride.

  • In Agreement (07/16/2015)

    When Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, PhD00, reflects on the trajectory of her career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, she recognizes the importance of one simple three-letter word: YES.

  • Martial Art (07/16/2015)

    Tippie College of Business, Art DurnevWhat does judo have to do with business education?

  • Life After Tippie (07/14/2015)

    Life after graduation can take former students in all different directions. Sometimes the transition from college to the "real world" is simple, but not always. We caught up with a few Tippie graduates to see how post-grad life is treating them.

  • Accounting Faculty Highlights (07/09/2015)

    Tippie Accounting FacultyMeet our accounting faculty and discover little known facts—from who loves Seinfeld to who collects PenDelfin rabbits.

  • From Front Lines to Bottom Lines (07/09/2015)

    Tippie College of Business, Scott SchmidtThe Apache helicopter has been called one of the most sophisticated developments in the history of war. Its heavily armed exterior and lethal agility have made it the premier combat helicopter for the U.S. Army.

  • Congratulations to the 21 Under 21 Student Leaders (07/07/2015)

    Photo of the 21 Under 21 program winners with Dean Sarah GardialThe Tippie College of Business congratulates the winners of the 21 Under 21 program. These students, all 21 or under, have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, experiential learning, and/or global perspective. All of the students have made an impact on campus and in the community.

  • 30 New Student Ambassadors Selected for 2015-16 (07/07/2015)

    Photo of last year's student ambassadors, standing in front of the Pappajohn Business BuildingThe Tippie College of Business recognizes 30 new student ambassadors as members of the 2015-16 Business Student Ambassador Organization. Ambassadors represent the college at campus events, interact with visitors, and assist with student recruitment activities.

  • An Appetite for Apps (06/17/2015)

    Tippie College of BusinessWhen the iPhone App Store first opened in July 2008, there were 800 mobile computer software applications available for users to download and run on smartphones, tablet computers, and other mobile devices. Since then, the market for apps has exploded — as of September 2014, there were 1.3 million. As one might expect, Tippie students and alumni are among the app developers creating the wildly popular and useful software. Many were residents in the Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL), a business incubator for entrepreneurial students.

  • 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.