Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

Student Report Suggests Ways to Save Westdale Mall

Tippie students, working with the City of Cedar Rapids to revitalize Westdale Mall, have recommended the structure be partially demolished and replaced with an open-air lifestyle center.

 Westdale Mall

News Briefs

Anstreicher Named Senior Associate Dean

Kurt AnstreicherAs senior associate dean, Kurt Anstreicher, Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management Sciences, will oversee faculty matters, graduate programs, and technology issues within the college.

Alumni Association Honors Curt Lane for Service

Curt LaneTippie alumnus Curt Lane, BBA73, received the UI Alumni Association's 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service at a June 9 luncheon.

Study Finds Management Students Not Learning with Scientific Method

Ken Brown and Sara RynesWhat are business scholars teaching management students? Strangely, not much scholarship, according to a new study by Tippie professors Ken Brown and Sara Rynes.

Brain Images Show that Self-Control Depletes with Use

Brain ImageNew research by neuro-marketing expert William Hedgcock confirms previous studies that show self-control is a finite commodity that is depleted by use.

Obama Drops, Romney Rises

IEM logoTraders on the IEM are growing more doubtful of President Barack Obama's probability of victory in November.

Upcoming Events

Meet New Dean Sarah Gardial

Sarah GardialBusiness alumni and corporate partners will be able to meet new Dean Sarah Gardial at various alumni events, including:

UIAA/ICAD reception in Iowa City - Wednesday, July 18 (online registration to be up soon)
Minneapolis - Sunday, July 29
Tippie Homecoming BBQ - Friday, September 28
Des Moines - Thursday, October 18

Youth Entrepreneurship Camp

Openings are still available in the Cedar Rapids program for elementary students to be held June 25-29. Enroll online at www.jacobsoninstitute.org/camps.html.

Tippie in the News

Marketing to Moms
(Iowa Public Radio, May 11)

John MurryJohn Murry, associate professor of marketing, is interviewed about all the ways companies market to moms.

Research Shows Effect of Customer Expertise
(Financial Times, May 18)

Jing WangResearch by marketing faculty member Jing Wang showed that companies should research their customer's experience and expertise when developing marketing strategies.

How Much Debt Should a City Risk?
(The Gazette, May 20)

Brian RichmanBrian Richman, director of the Tippie College's Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance, says that when it comes to debt, cities are no different from people.

Rebranding the Corridor for a More Regional Edge
(The Gazette, May 20)

John LohmanJohn Lohman, publisher and president of the Corridor Business Journal and advisory board member of the Small Business Development Center, comments on the efforts to rebrand "Iowa's Technology Corridor" as "Iowa's Creative Corridor."

As Retirement Looms, UI Dean Will Keep Focusing on Business
(Des Moines Register, May 31)

Curt HunterCurt Hunter has been working in business most of his lifeā€”at least since he was tall enough to see over the counter at his father's two restaurants in Atlanta.

Watch Those Search Results
(Bloomberg BusinessWeek, June 8)

Gautam PantWhile comparing Better business Bureau ratings to search engine results, a group of researchers found online merchants who display a dollar sign in the titles of their Google search results may be less reliable than others and had markedly lower scores from the BBB.

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