Tippie News
Tippie Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial talking with two students

Business Dean Looks to Better Prepare Students

One year into her tenure as the dean of the Tippie College of Business, Sarah Gardial has her plate full, including working with the business community to address problems facing graduates and the changing business climate.

college news

Iowa Ledger

Iowa Ledger Receives APEX Award

The Iowa Ledger magazine for accounting alumni has received an APEX award for publication excellence in the magazine and journal writing category. (There were 432 entries in the writing category alone.) The acknowledgment celebrates the 30th anniversary issue of the magazine.

Okoboji Institute participant and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad

32 Students Learn About Building a Business at Entrepreneurial Camp

Thirty-two business students from a handful of Iowa universities and colleges headed to Okoboji in July to see if they could convince real investors that their not-so-real businesses were viable.

student news

Computer Screen

New Business Analytics Major for Undergrads

Starting this fall, undergraduates at the Tippie College will for the first time be offered an opportunity to major in business analytics.

faculty news

Man and woman lifting arm weights

Flex Plan

Physical fitness tests that focus on sheer strength and endurance may not be the most accurate ways to determine qualified candidates for physically demanding jobs and may also increase the likelihood of a gender discrimination lawsuit from female applicants, according to new research by Tippie professor Michael Mount and colleagues.

Upcoming Events:

Student studying

Monday,
August 26

Opening of Fall Semester Classes

The campus will be busy next week! Students admitted to the college for fall 2013 will participate in Admit One activities.

John Deere tractor

Thursday,
September 5
Various campus locations

John Deere Day

Join the campus at a day designed to showcase career options at John Deere across a range of professions, from engineering to public health.

The Airliner sign

Friday,
September 6
5-7 p.m.
The Airliner,
Iowa City

Vaughan Alumni Gathering

This free networking event is hosted by the Vaughan Institute's Young Alumni Board.

Runners

Sunday,
September 8
9 a.m.

Tippie Build 5K

Support Tippie Build this year by participating in a 5K! Information about registering is available online.

Sign for the Pappajohn Education Center

Friday,
September 13
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pappajohn Education Center, Des Moines

Pappajohn Education Center Open House

Programs featured include the Tippie MBA programs, online BBA, and online certificate programs. Come enjoy refreshments and the Hawkeye Pep Band!

One Spirit

Friday-Saturday,
October 4-5

Homecoming 2013

Stay up-to-date about Homecoming events by visiting the Tippie Alumni website.

Link: Tippie College of Business website Link: Tippie News and Events website Link: University of Iowa website