The award-winning MBA student-managed Henry Fund posted a 33 percent gain in 2009, besting its S&P 500 benchmark by 7 percentage points.
Research by accounting associate professor Paul Hribar suggests managing earnings may do more long-term harm than good to a firm's stock price.
Marketing professor Tom Gruca says the economy and changing marketing strategies are making Super Bowl ads less important.
Economics associate professor John Solow says the NFL's Rooney Rule doesn't work, and offers a fix.
Feb. 22, W401 PBB, noon-1:30 p.m.
This soup lunch will raise funds for this year's Tippie Build project and pay tribute to the late Jim Grifhorst, STSG staff member. Suggested donation is $10 per person. If you can't attend, consider an online contribution to Tippie Build.
John R. Hughes Lecture Series
Feb. 23, Iowa City Sheraton Hotel, 5-7 p.m.
David Kohl, Virginia Tech professor emeritus of agricultural economics, will discuss "New Economic Realities: Promise or Peril" at this free event. Please register in advance.
Pearson Leadership Lecture Series
Feb. 24, S401 PBB, noon-1:15 p.m.
Steve Seabolt, BBA 1974 in marketing and economics, will discuss with students his experiences and work as vice president of global brand development for Electronic Art's Sims Division. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tippie in the News
(Des Moines Register, Feb. 2)
Economics professor and interim director of the Institute for Economic Research Charles Whiteman says Iowa's economy is growing slowly. "The recovery is beginning now," Whiteman says. "Recovery to what is the $64,000 question."
(Epoch Times, Jan. 20)
Management sciences professor Ann Campbell is an expert in disaster transportation logistics and explains the challenges of moving relief supplies in Haiti.
Campbell also discusses Haitian relief with the public radio program Marketplace.