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Executive MBA Program in Des Moines

Professionals in Des Moines will be able to enroll in Tippie's Executive MBA Program starting in May. This accelerated program is designed for experienced business leaders who want to earn an MBA in two years while continuing to work full-time. Classes are held on a varied schedule of Fridays and Saturdays with one international trip and summers off.

 Pappajohn Education Center in Des Moines, Iowa

News Briefs

Study Tracks Housing Collapse Through the Stock Market

Jon Garfinkel and Jay Sa-AaduA study by finance professors Jon Garfinkel and Jay Sa-Aadu shows the damage to the stock market caused by the housing collapse.

Giving Doesn’t Hurt

Ramji BalakrishnanAccounting Professor Ramji Balakrishnan’s study suggests corporate giving could improve a company’s bottom line.

Another Great Score for Tippie’s Accounting Department

FirstThe American Accounting Association has ranked the Department of Accounting as one of the world’s best for scholarship.

Tippie in the News

Solow Examines Lack of Black Coaches in NFL
(Dallas Morning News, Jan. 4)

Stock photoJohn Solow looks at the NFL's Rooney Rule that is designed to encourage the hiring of minority head coaches.


Strategic Global Initiatives Award to Two Faculty Members

Cathy Cole and Terry BolesCathy Cole and Terry Boles have secured a UI grant to build connections with China through the development of an online course that will improve global trade practices.

ESPN's 2010 Academic All-District Football Team

Jeff Tarpinian and Tyler NielsenTippie students and UI linebackers Jeff Tarpinian and Tyler Nielsen have been named to ESPN's 2010 Academic All-District Football Team.

Upcoming Events

BasketballTippie Night at Carver

Sunday, January 23
1:00 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Come an hour before tip-off to mingle with other Tippie alumni, students, faculty, and staff before the men’s basketball team takes on the Indiana Hoosiers at 2:05 p.m. Purchase your tickets online using promotional code TCOB.

Vaughan Institute Alumni Gathering

Wednesday, January 26
5:30 p.m.
Wellman’s Pub, Des Moines

Come cheer on the Hawkeye men’s basketball team as they take on Penn State. RSVP to Jon Raftis (BBA10).

Robert Reich, Former Secretary of Labor
“The Next Economy and America's Future”

Tuesday, February 1
7:30 p.m.
Main Lounge, IMU

Robert ReichReich is one of the country's leading thinkers about business and economy. His talk is co-sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee, the UI Public Policy Center, the Tippie College of Business, and the UI Labor Center.

Knapp Leadership Lecture Series: Christopher Klein (BBA85)

Thursday, February 3
1:15 p.m.
Bijou Theater, IMU

Christopher KleinChristopher Klein is president and CEO, Home and Security Division of Fortune Brands.

MidWestOne Lecture Series: "Decisions"
Henry B. Tippie (BSC49)

Wednesday, February 23
5:00 p.m. reception
5:45 p.m. talk
Sheraton Hotel, Iowa City

Henry TippieHenry Tippie is chairman of the board of Dover Motorsports Inc. and Dover Downs Entertainment.

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Thinking of a Graduate Degree in Business?

Now is the perfect time to take the necessary steps toward earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Iowa. We provide a variety of MBA programs—find out which one is right for you.

On-campus Full-time MBA Program
This two-year program is ideal for those who are seeking a career change and are willing to leave their current employment to do so. Refer a potential student and he or she can receive a waiver of the application fee. Contact the admissions team for more information.

MBA for Professionals and Managers (MBA-PM)
Working professionals in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, and the Quad Cities take advantage of this program, offered in their area and taught by Iowa faculty. Interested students can take up to three courses before formally enrolling in the program.

Executive MBA Program
An accelerated program designed for experienced business leaders to earn their MBA in two years while continuing to work full-time. Classes are held on a varied schedule of Fridays and Saturdays with one international trip and summers off. Learn more about theIowa City classes this fall and the Des Moines classes offered in May.

For information on any of our MBA programs, visit tippie.uiowa.edu/mba or call 800-622-4692.


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