Tippie News
Tippie Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial

Even with a Female Dean, Most MBAs
Are Still Men

(Bloomberg Businessweek, March 13)

A new study suggests that even with the increase in female business school deans, female representation among MBA students is not significantly greater. Tippie Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial comments in this piece.

college news

U.S. News Ranks Tippie Graduate Programs Among Top 50 in Nation

U.S. News Ranks Tippie Graduate Programs Among Top 50 in Nation

Each year, U.S. News ranks professional school programs in business education, engineering, law, and medicine. Several Tippie programs made the list this year.

David Frasier

David Frasier to Head Tippie MBA Programs

David Frasier, who currently oversees the full-time graduate business programs at the University of Buffalo, has been named associate dean of MBA programs at Tippie.

Courtney Blind

College Names New Alumni Relations Director

Courtney Blind has joined the Tippie College as its alumni relations director.

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Tippie Students and Alumna Honored at Hancher-Finkbine Dinner

Several top university awards were given to Tippie community members at this year’s Hancher-Finkbine Dinner.

student news

Henry Fund

Tippie Student Equity Analysts See Continued Slow Growth in U.S. Economy

Financial analysts in the Tippie MBA program expect slow and steady growth in the U.S. economy over the next six months, with the government sequestration causing limited economic impact.

Sauvik Goswami

Economics Student Receives Diversity Catalyst Award

Sauvik Goswami, a senior economics major and the diversity liaison for UI Student Government, received the student award for demonstrating a high level of dedication to diversity through initiatives he pursued and facilitated through UI Student Government.

Twelve Tippie undergraduate students

BTA Students Attend AITP-NCC

Twelve Tippie undergraduate students participated in this year’s Association of Information Technology’s annual National Collegiate Conference (AITP-NCC) held this year in St. Louis, Mo.

Srinivas Rao

Redemption Project

First-year MBA student Srinivas “Cheeni” Rao had it all as a young man, but threw it away for drugs, homelessness, and violence. Today, after time in a halfway house, enrolling in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1998, and writing and ghostwriting career, he’s in the Tippie Finance Academy and is looking for consulting or leadership development opportunities.

faculty news

Thomas Gruca

Cancer Care May Be Closer Than You Think

Research by Thomas Gruca, professor of marketing, suggests that cancer care is more accessible in rural areas than thought, and this increased accessibility should be considered as changes are made in the health care system under the Affordable Care Act.

alumni news

Tax Executives Institute

Tax Executives Institute Establishes Scholarship in Honor of Iowa Grad

The Tax Executives Institute knows the importance of education and scholarships because education lies at the core of its activities. That’s why the institute contributed approximately $230,000 in scholarships to various schools, including the creation of the Timothy J. McCormally Tax Executives Institute Scholarship Fund at Tippie.

Andy Damrow, BBA97, and his wife, Sara

Iowa Grads on Top of the World in Manhattan

(The Gazette, April 2)

Andy Damrow, BBA97, and his wife, Sara, host Gazette staff during their coverage of the NIT.

Ben Anderson

Simplifying Internet Service Provider Selection

(Corridor Business Journal, March 19)

Sitting in an entrepreneurial conference in 2011 Ben Anderson (Entrepreneurial Certificate 2003), scrawled “Bandwidth Pool?” on a piece of paper. In February, the company with that name officially launched. Bandwidth Pool is designed to help businesses find the best deal on Internet service.

Upcoming Events:

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Friday-Sunday, May 3-5
Iowa City

Advance Weekend 2013

Advance Weekend is a unique opportunity for admitted and prospective Full-time MBA students to experience life at Tippie, meet current students, and get answers to their questions.

Rogelio Rebolledo

Friday, May 17
10 a.m.
Coralville Marriott Hotel and Convention Center
RSVP Required

School of Management Commencement Ceremony and Brunch

Commencement speaker, Rogelio Rebolledo (MBA71), retired president of Frito Lay’s International Snack Food Division and board member of Kellogg’s, Clorox, and the Tippie Advisory Board.


May 17
7 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Graduate College Commencement

M.Ac. and Ph.D. students celebrate their graduation from the Tippie College and Graduate College.

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May 18
5 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Undergraduate Commencement

Commencement speaker, Sheri Salata (BBA80), president of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In addition, the Undergraduate Program Office invites graduating students and their families to celebrate graduation at a pre-ceremony dessert reception on the PBB patio/courtyard, 1-2:30 p.m.

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