Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

Tippie Build Dedication

Check out the photos from the dedication ceremony of the fourth Tippie Build/Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity home. Tippie students raised money to help build the new home for the family of Esad and Mihrija Kraina, immigrants from Kosovo and Serbia.

 Tippie Build 4 Dedication Ceremony

News Briefs

Dean Search Committee Named

UI Provost Barry Butler announced the names of those who will serve on the search committee charged with identifying and screening candidates for a new dean of the Tippie College of Business.

Tippie Research: Managers Make Frequent Corporate Investments If Insulated from Takeover Threat

Jon Garfinkel and Matt BillettFinance professors Jon Garfinkel and Matt Billett find corporate executives whose jobs are protected from takeover bids are apt to make more frequent investments of their company's money.

Student Entrepreneur Makes World's Most Adorable Flash Drives

Doug Stienstra holding Datababies flash drivesDoug Stienstra started dataBabies last year while in the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory.

Tippie Student Meets the IOWA Challenge

Darcie BeckerDarcie Becker is among five UI students who have shown they have what it takes to meet the IOWA Challenge, the University's core expectations for undergraduates.

Tippie in the News

Tippie Remote Classes Offer Unique Learning Environment
(Business Record, May 20)

David HensleyIn the fall semester of 2011 the Tippie College of Business will be introducing an online program that can lead to a BBA. David Hensley, a clinical professor and director of the John and Mary Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is looking forward to the unique challenges that online courses create.

DVR Doesn't Hurt Advertising
(SourceMedia Group News, May 17)

Rob RouwenhorstRob Rouwenhorst, lecturer in marketing, recently completed his doctoral thesis, which reveals that viewers who fast forward through commercials are more likely to recall those commercials than those who don't fast forward.

Upcoming Events

Alumni Event at Jasper Winery

Thursday, July 21
5-7:00 p.m.
2400 George Flagg Pkwy., Des Moines

Jasper WineryJoin your fellow Tippie alumni (bring a guest, if you'd like) at the Jasper Winery in Des Moines. $5 registration fee includes appetizers. Cash bar. RSVP online or call 319-335-2769.

Alumni Reception in Seattle

Tuesday, July 26

Seattle Space NeedleThe Tippie College of Business will join with other top business schools in sponsoring a joint alumni reception in Seattle. Details will be available soon.

5th Annual Dana Ramundt Insurance Education Golf Outing

Thursday, August 18
Finkbine Golf Course, Iowa City

Golf imageDana Ramundt (BBA74) sponsors this golf tournament to help bring current Vaughan Institute students together with insurance industry professionals while raising money for the institute. Details to come.

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Help Us Recruit MBA Students

If you know someone with smarts, drive, leadership skills, and at least two years of professional work experience, refer them to the Tippie Full-time MBA Program.

If you refer a candidate who is admitted to the program, we will be happy to send you a thank-you gift from our large assortment of Tippie MBA swag.

Find out more about the Tippie MBA referral program on the MBA program blog at www.biz.uiowa.edu/tippiemba.

Applications to the program will be accepted through July 30.

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