Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

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News Briefs

Tippie Class Helps Iowa Entrepreneurs Enter the Worldwide Market

A class offered this spring by the university is helping entrepreneurs from around the state learn how to take their businesses global.

BTA Brings Home Hardware from AITP-NCC

MIS studentsMIS students participated in the Association of Information Technology's annual National Collegiate Conference, receiving second place in the Microsoft Office Solutions competition.

New Tippie Dean Brings Diverse Interests and Leadership Experience

Sarah GardialA Q&A with Sarah Gardial sheds some light on the college's new dean.

Winners Named in Business Plan Competition

Winners of this year's Iowa Center for Enterprise Challenge, a campuswide business plan competition, have been announced.

Student's Online Business Restocks Farmers Around the World

Tyler FinchumTyler Finchum's business—Farm Manuals Fast—is celebrating its second anniversary in the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL).

Hawkinson Institute Scholar Balances Academics with Tennis

Garret DunnGarret Dunn's exceptional skill and maturity make him a natural leader for the UI men's tennis team.

School of Management Course Emphasizes Pragmatic Solutions

The "Strategic Management of Change" course emphasizes proactive solutions that can ultimately help the bottom line.

Upcoming Events

Advance WeekendFull-time MBA Advance Weekend

April 27-29
Various campus locations

Advance Weekend is a unique opportunity for prospective and admitted students to experience life at Tippie, meet current students, and have questions answered.

School of Management Ceremony and Brunch

Friday, May 11
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Coralville Marriott

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 13
1 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Tippie in the News

Why Does Tuition Go Up? Because Taxpayer Support Goes Down
(Chronicle of Higher Education, April 1)

Gary FethkeIn this opinion piece, Gary C. Fethke, professor of management sciences and economics, discusses the points of view used to account for rising tuition in public higher education.

Public No More: Why the B-School Model Works
(Bloomberg Businessweek, March 30)

In this opinion piece, Gary C. Fethke, professor of management sciences and economics, and Andrew J. Policano discuss rising costs of higher education and how business schools have become more efficient and enterprising.

Abusive Bosses Are Tolerated If They Are Productive
(The Fiscal Times, March 13)

Amy ColbertResearch by Amy Colbert, associate professor of management & organizations, shows employees may become more tolerant of poor managerial styles as long as they produce.

Retail Economy Affecting Some Consumers More Than Others
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 11)

Gary RussellGary Russell, professor of marketing, says retail market trends are tricky to evaluate on the local level.

Local Economy Remains Step Ahead of State, Nation
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 9)

John SolowOne of the more telling ways to measure an economy's health is its per capita income, says John Solow, associate professor of economics.

UI Courses Adapt to Expanding Job Market
(The Daily Iowan, March 8)

UI officials say fluctuations in the job market have led colleges and universities to develop new ways to prepare students for the changing workforce needs.

Experts Disagree on Effectiveness of One-Year Master's in Boosting Female Enrollment
(The Daily Iowan, March 7)

Some schools are seeing a jump in female students when they increase the number of one-year specialized master's business programs.

Marketing Students Get Real-World Experience
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 3)

Marketing Institute students and board membersThe Marketing Institute helps students make industry connections that can lead to job offers.

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