Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

Insight Bowl Bound

The Iowa Hawkeyes will play the Oklahoma Sooners in the Insight Bowl on Friday, Dec. 30. Although the college will not hold a reception, we hope you'll celebrate with other Iowa fans at the Hawkeye Huddle on Thursday night. Bowl game packages are available through the UI Alumni Association.

 2011 Insight Bowl - Iowa vs Oklahoma

News Briefs

Latest Results from the Iowa Electronic Markets

Cy and IowaAs this year's political races gear up, stay abreast of the latest results of trading on the Iowa Electronic Markets—or you can put your money in the market, too.

Alabama, Oklahoma State Are Most Productive College Football Teams

Stacey BrookEconomist Stacey Brook uses 17 statistics to best measure a team's productivity on each side of the football. His most recent research says Alabama and Oklahoma State are the most productive.

Tippie Contest Examines the Ethics of Being Green or Buying Local

Mary Thomas Prappas and Essay Competition WinnersNearly 800 undergraduates participated in this year's Mary Thomas Prappas Business Ethics Essay Competition. This year's scenario pitted two sustainability elements against each other: local versus environmentally friendly.

Hidden Conflict of Interest Possibilities in Mutual Fund Management

Ashish TiwariInvestors in some mutual funds may be seeing a drag on their returns because of a potential conflict of interest in their fund's management, according to Associate Professor Ashish Tiwari.

What Does It Look Like When an Economy Collapses?

Paul WellerProfessor of Finance Paul Weller comments on what an economic crash would look like when the crash is only metaphorical—and how much time would pass before we knew it happened.

Research Examines Global Supply Chain Design Problems

Tom RietzRules that are supposed to ensure minimum standards may in the end serve only to lower standards further than they might be without any rules at all, says Tom Rietz, professor of finance.

Program News

Executive Engineer Dual Master's Degree Offered

Iowa State and Iowa logosThe University of Iowa and Iowa State University will offer an Executive Engineer Dual Master's Degree Program in business and engineering starting in January in Cedar Rapids.

Last Chance to Enroll in Cedar Rapids Exec MBA Program

Jon GarfinkelA new cohort of the Executive MBA Program will be launched this January. All courses will take place in Cedar Rapids.

Thank You!Make an Impact in 2011

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Tippie in the News

Reports on Economy See Positives for Iowa
(Des Moines Register, December 2)

Charles WhitemanThree reports show positives for Iowa but global uncertainties stand in the way of dramatic growth. Senior Associate Dean Chuck Whiteman is quoted.

How to Make a Profit in Politics
(MSNBC, November 30 and CNN, November 16)

Political Party IconsTwo reports discuss the ins and outs of political prediction markets and highlight the successes of the Iowa Electronic Markets.

Hy-Vee Store Director Has Long Relationship with Company
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, November 25)

Kevin SherlockTippie alum Kevin Sherlock's career started by bagging groceries at Hy-Vee. Today he is the store director.

Competition Pushing Stores to Open Earlier
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, November 23)

Gary RussellBlack Friday shopping, traditionally reserved for the day after Thanksgiving, is creeping into the holiday this year. It's an attempt, says Gary Russell, professor of marketing, to compete with online stores.

GOP Tax Plans Differ, but Philosophy Same
(Des Moines Register, November 20)

John SolowEconomics Associate Professor John Solow comments on various Republican presidential candidate's tax plans.

Earn More Without Giving Up Your Whole Life
(Market Watch, November 15)

Nancy HausermanRather than looking for balance during each phase of your life, Nancy Hauserman, professor of management and organizations, suggests aiming for a life that is balanced over your entire career.

Maid-Rite Approaches Tippie Students for Web Revamp
(The Gazette, November 3)

Maid-Rite signA team of social media-savvy UI seniors is advising heads of the old-fashioned sandwich joint, Maid-Rite, on how to enhance their online presence.

Upcoming Events

"Developing an Entrepreneur Ecosystem" Networking Event

Tuesday, January 10
4:30-6:30 p.m.
The Shores Event Center, Cedar Rapids

Business leaders and entrepreneurs will network and learn about resources available to them. Hosted by John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the Economic Development Center. Register to attend.

Iowa Get Your Business Online

Friday, January 27
9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m.
BioVentures Center, UI Research Park

Google is coming to town to get your business online! It's easy, free, and fast. Register online.

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