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Stories of Integrity, Innovation, and Impact

The Tippie Wall on the College's website is where you'll find stories about The Power of I—stories of integrity, innovation, and impact told through student experiences, faculty interactions, and alumni successes. Please take a moment to tell us about yourself or another Tippie community member who leads with integrity, is innovative, or is having an impact on the business world.

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News Briefs

Henry Fund Wins Stock Portfolio Competition

Henry Fund

For the fourth consecutive year, the Tippie College's Henry Fund student investment portfolio was named best in its class at a national conference.

Financial Institutions Continue to Hire Hawkinson Scholars

Hawkinson Intitute

Despite the crisis in the investment banking industry, students in the Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance are finding jobs in the profession.

Students Perform Random Acts of Kindness

Students in the Pomerantz Career Center’s Career Leadership Academy performed Random Acts of Kindness and sponsored a senior prom.

Jacobson Institute Gift Honors Paul Heyn

The family of the late Iowa City ice cream maker Paul Heyn has given a gift to the Jacobson Institute of Youth Entrepreneurship to honor a man who loved to teach kids how to run an ice cream parlor.

Tippie in the News

Geweke Analyzes Iowa Economy

(Mason City Globe Gazette, March 14) John Geweke

There might be a glimmer of hope for economic growth, according to John Geweke, economics professor and director of the Institute for Economic Research.

Leadership Students Read to Elementary Students

(Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 23)

Students in the Career Leadership Academy performed a community service by reading to kindergartners at Iowa City’s Grant Wood Elementary School for a week.

Guest Speakers

TIAA-CREF Chief Urges Continued Investment in Higher Education


TIAA-CREF president and CEO talked about the economy in the Tippie College’s Howard Bowen Lecture.

Upcoming Events

Tippie in the Twin Cities

Join Iowa business alumni, Tippie College Dean William C. (Curt) Hunter, and new Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs Lon Moeller on May 1, 5-8 p.m., at Solera Restaurant in Minneapolis.

Graduation Ceremonies

Celebrate with MBA graduates (May 15, 10 a.m., Marriott Hotel in Coralville) and undergraduates (May 17, 1 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena).

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Mick Mount Receives Scientific Contributions Award

Mick Mount

Mick Mount, professor of management and organizations, won the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Brown Named One of Iowa’s Top Teachers

Kent Brown

Kenneth Brown, associate professor of management and organizations, received the University’s President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence for 2009.

Flood Recovery Leader

Donna Pearcy

Donna Pearcy, chief risk officer in the UI's Office for Risk Management, Insurance, and Loss Prevention and adjunct lecturer in finance, received the UI's Distinguished Leadership Award for her efforts as the University's incident commander during the flood of 2008.

Improving Our Workplace Award

Jeff Reuter

Jeff Reuter, coordinator for instructional technology in the College's Stead Technology Services Group, and several UI colleagues, received a UI Improving Our Workplace Award (IOWA) for a new print-from-anywhere service.

Graduate Wins Top UI Dissertation Award

Andriy Norets

Economics Ph.D. graduate Andriy Norets has been honored with the Graduate College Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Outstanding Mentor Award

In-Sue Oh

In-Sue Oh, a Ph.D. student in management and organizations, received the 2009 Sandra Barken Outstanding Mentor Award in the social sciences from the UI Graduate Student Senate for his dedication to mentoring junior collegians.

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