Tippie News
MBA Graduates

Congratulations, Tippie Grads!

Commencement ceremonies over the May 17-18 weekend celebrated the achievements of all Tippie graduates. Check out our photo albums from the undergraduate and MBA ceremonies.

college news

Gene Savin

W.A. (Bill) Krause

Tippie Advisory Board member W.A. (Bill) Krause passed away on June 19. Bill's many contributions to the college included the establishment of the Krause Fund, an equity portfolio managed by undergraduates.

Gene Savin

Gene Savin Recognized by UI Alumni Association

The UI Alumni Association presented Professor Emeritus Gene Savin with the 2013 Distinguished Faculty/Staff Award.

Henry and Pat Tippie

Tippie Gift to Support Athletics and Business

A $5 million gift to the UI Foundation from Henry B. Tippie (BSC49) is benefitting students in the college, and student-athletes and building projects in athletics.

faculty news

Barrett Thomas and Ken Brown

NSF Grant to Two Tippie Professors

Barrett Thomas, Leonard A. Hadley Research Fellow in Management Sciences, and Kenneth Brown, Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow in Management and Organizations, have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop new models to help businesses improve workforce development and employee training.

Sara Rynes

Rynes Honored for Excellence

Sara Rynes, John F. Murray Professor of Management and Organizations, received a 2013 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.

Johannes Ledolter

Ledolter Releases Text on Analyzing Big Data

Johannes Ledolter, C. Maxwell Stanley Professor of International Operations Management, has released a new text, Data Mining and Business Analytics with R.

Art Durnev

Good for the World, Good for Shareholders

Firms that make greater investments in corporate social responsibility initiatives see less risk in their stock prices during downturns, according to research by Art Durnev, assistant professor of finance.

Anand Vijh

Arranging the Right Corporate Marriage

A new study by Anand Vijh, Marvin and Rose Lee Pomerantz Chair in Finance, suggests that managers of small firms better protect their shareholders' stock value by fending off potential acquisitions by larger firms with overpriced stock.

student news

Nils Thorson

Oh, Say Can He Sing

You've seen Nils Thorson perform. Not as an athlete, but as the guy who sings the national anthem before the start of the game.

Tutor Universe founders Hung Tran and Thomas Hornbeck

Iowa City Startup Tutor Universe Raises $300K, Surpasses 6,000 Users

Just because the spring semester came to an end doesn't mean that Tutor Universe is heading out on summer vacation. On the contrary, cofounder and CEO Michael Morrison says the company is busier than ever.

Hailin Zhao

Zhao Receives Stanley Award

Management and Organizations Ph.D. candidate Hailin (Helen) Zhao was one of 20 UI graduate students to receive a 2013 Stanley Award for International Research to conduct research abroad or pursue learning in international studies that are not available on campus.

Navy Seal

Students Raise Money for Wounded SEALs

Ten students are working to raise money in order to provide wounded SEALs with tailored clothing for special occasions, all part of a Social Entrepreneurship course taught by Joseph Sulentic.

alumni news

Stephen Rasmussen and Kenneth Leuer

Two Tippie Alumni Recognized by UI Alumni Association

Stephen S. Rasmussen (BBA74) received a Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award and Kenneth C. Leuer (BSC56) received a Distinguished Alumni Service Award from the UI Alumni Association.

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