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Twin Cities Tippie Alumni Event

Twin Cities Tippie Alumni Event

All Iowa business alumni in the Twin Cities are invited to attend a May 1 reception in downtown Minneapolis. Deadline for registration is April 24.




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March 2009

The Best B-SchoolsTippie Makes Big Jump in BusinessWeek Ranking

The Tippie College jumped eight spots in this year's survey of undergraduate business programs by BusinessWeek magazine.

Lon MoellerNew Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program Named

Lon Moeller has been appointed the new associate dean of the Tippie College's Undergraduate Program.

Tippie MBA Team Wins Regional Case Study Competition

A team of Tippie MBA students recently won $7,500 top prize at the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup case study competition in Minnesota.

Business Students Among Elevator Pitch Winners

Finance majors Ross Peterson and Jacob Rigert were among the winners in a campuswide Elevator Pitch Competition, sponsored by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.

Tippie Build 2 Breaks GroundTippie Build 2 Breaks Ground

On a cold, snowy day in February, members of the Tippie community broke ground for Tippie Build 2, a Habitat for Humanity house that will be home to the Ibrahima and Khaditiatou Diallo family. Find out more about the project and how you can support it.

Tippie Helps Iowa Businesses Learn New SEC Rules

A Tippie-sponsored conference in March helped Iowa businesses understand new SEC financial reporting requirements.

Zach BromertAlumnus Zach Bromert Talks Nike with Students

Former Hawkeye kicker Zach Bromert, BBA99, who is now senior product line manager of Nike Global Running, spoke with students about marketing and his career with the company.

Toronto Stock Exchange Chief Give Knapp Lecture
Tom Kloet

Alumnus Tom Kloet, BBA80, chairman of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), talked about the stock exchange business model recently in a Knapp Leadership Lecture.

Setting a Global Strategy for Diversity and Inclusion at Ford Motor Co.
Tiffani Orange

Tiffani Orange, MBA95, the diversity and inclusion manager for the Americas with Ford Motor Co., returned to campus to speak as part of the Pearson Diversity Speaker Series.

Ty LevertyLeverty Goes Anti-intuitive, Makes Money on Insurance Stocks

Finance Assistant Professor Ty Leverty has found a way to make money investing in insurance stocks, which are otherwise getting pounded by the market.

Todd HougeHouge Discusses General Motors Stock Price

(Detroit News, Feb. 21)
Finance Assistant Professor Todd Houge talks about the recent slide in the share price of General Motors.

John SolowSolow Says Quality of Life Important to Local Economies

(Quad City Times, Feb. 21)
Economics Associate Professor John Solow discusses the importance of quality of life as an economic development tool.

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