Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

UI Honors Henry Tippie with Flash Mob

Henry B. Tippie has seen a lot in his 85 years, but seeing the performance of a flash mob made up of University of Iowa students, faculty, and administrators was a first.

 Henry Tippie and Flash Mob Members

News Briefs

Financial Times Ranks Tippie MBA’s Finance Program in Top 10 Worldwide

Financial Times logo

The School of Management's finance program has been ranked the seventh best in the world by the Financial Times newspaper.

Dean Search Update

Office ChairA strong pool of finalists for the position of dean of the Tippie College of Business has been identified and on-campus interviews have concluded. Stay up-to-date by visiting the dean search webpage.

Tippie Researcher Opens New Window to See How Chinese Businesses Are Managed

Ryan WilsonRyan Wilson, assistant professor of accounting, has found companies in China lower their tax bills by taking advantage of a government policy designed to promote economic development in targeted regions such as high-tech development zones.

Living in Omaha, Earning an MBA from the UI in Des Moines

Highway signExecutive MBA students Peg Stessman and Levi Scheppers are becoming intimately familiar with Interstate 80.

SBDC’s Paul Heath Becomes Certified Business Advisor

Paul HeathPaul Heath, regional director of the UI Small Business Development Center, has achieved the rank of Certified Business Advisor (CBA) developed for the SBDC-employed professional who counsels, guides, and informs potential and existing entrepreneurs.

Romney Still Favorite on Iowa Electronic Markets Despite South Carolina Loss

IEMThe Republican nomination has been thrown into doubt the last few days, but traders on the Iowa Electronic Markets still think Mitt Romney is the most probable nominee.

Students Provide Tax Services Through VITA

Student assisting with tax returnUniversity of Iowa accounting and law students will again provide free tax return preparation services to qualifying persons this year as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

UI Student and Alumni Bring Youth Theater to Osage

Osage theatre program foundersKids in Mitchell County will have a chance to "tread the boards" every summer thanks to a new theater program started by a University of Iowa student and two alumni.

Tippie in the News

Business Alumnus Ohl Profiled
(The London Free Press, January 30)

Brian OhlBrian Ohl was never going to be a rock star or a pro athlete, but he could use his business smarts to run the venues that showcase the big talent. Ohl is the general manager of the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario.

Negative Impact of Gas Tax Increase Would Be Limited
(Cedar Falls Patch, January 24)

John SolowJohn Solow, associate professor of economics, says a tax increase would have a negative, although limited, impact on Iowans.

Student Balances Handyman Business, School
(Iowa City Press-Citizen , January 20)

John BloughUI sophomore John Blough sees himself as an entrepreneur, but coming up with a business plan was tough going.

Upcoming Events

Sandage Entrepreneurial Lecture Series:
Scott Bush, Templeton Rye

Scott Bush

Friday, February 24
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
S401 PBB

Iowa alum Scott Bush founded and currently serves as president of Templeton Rye Spirits. Learn how he has taken an old family recipe and developed it into a best-selling product.

Business Week

Students at Business Week Event

February 27 - March 2

This week packed with activities and events for Tippie students encourages extra-curricular involvement, provides insight, creates relationships, and establishes Tippie pride.

MidwestOne Lecture Series:
Running the World on Renewables

Tuesday, February 28
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel, Iowa City

Entrepreneurial panelists will include Joe Baker, CEO of ACCIONA Windpower; Tim Dwight, owner of iPower; and Bill Leighty, director of the Leighty foundation and principal with Alaska Applied Sciences. Register online

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