Iowa alumnus and venture capitalist John Pappajohn, BSC52, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters on May 16.
Tippie MBA programs in marketing and finance have received top 15 rankings from The Princeton Review, and U.S. News & World Report ranked the Full-time and PM programs among the nation's best.
The Tippie-based Iowa Center for Wealth Management is a new online resource that provides unbiased financial education, guidance, and advice as a free public service.
Students graduating this spring from Tippie's Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance are having little difficulty finding jobs in the financial services industry.
Three Tippie students showcased their innovative undergraduate research at the Iowa State Capitol in March. They joined other student researchers from the UI, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa.
Tippie in the News
(Des Moines Business Record, Mar. 6)
Tippie's MBA-PM and EMBA programs have moved to the Pappajohn Education Center in downtown Des Moines.
(Iowa Public Radio, Apr. 5)
John Spitzer talks about how to improve Americans' financial literacy.
April 26-30, various PBB locations & times
Join us for Business Week activities that bring the College community together, create relationships, and establish Tippie pride.
Celebrate with MBA graduates (May 14, 10 a.m., Coralville Marriott Hotel and Convention Center) and undergraduates (May 16, 1 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena).
Your responses will help shape the Tippie alumni program! Please take 10 minutes to fill out this alumni survey to let us know what information and services you’d like from your alma mater. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for Tippie College of Business prizes.
Knapp Leadership Lecture Series:
April 29, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Prior to founding Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC in 1988, Andy Code was a vice president with Citicorp's Leveraged Capital Group in Chicago. Code received a BBA and an MBA from Iowa.
Gamma Iota Sigma:
May 2, 6-7 p.m.
Aaron Mikulsky has worked in the property casualty insurance industry for 15 years. He currently is an assistant vice president and regional operations manager for the central region.
Nancy Hauserman, professor of management and organizations and Williams Teaching Professor, and Todd Houge, lecturer in finance, each have won a 2010 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their outstanding teaching.
Three University of Iowa student entrepreneurs won first place in the statewide New Ventures Business Plan competition. Casey Everts, Andy Wright, and Robert Hu won for the business they own, Dibzees, an entertainment auction website that sells high-end purchases at a discount.
Tippie students who attended the Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference in St. Louis in March came home with two awards.
Nate Boettcher and Austin Schuler placed first in the Microsoft Office Solutions Contest (79 teams), and Boettcher and Greg Pepping placed third in the Database Contest (49 teams). This is the first time that Tippie management sciences students have placed in two events.