Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

UI Announces New Dean of the College

Sarah Gardial, vice provost of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the first woman dean of the college, effective July 1.

 Sarah Gardial

News Briefs

Tippie Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News RankingsThe college's Full-time MBA and MBA for Professionals and Managers are among national programs ranked in the 2013 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.

Tippie MBA Students Meet with Warren Buffett

MBA students and Warren BuffettTwenty Tippie MBA students traveled to Omaha to meet with Warren Buffett in February. MBA student Ben Clark writes about the experience on the Full-time MBA blog.

Finance Faculty Win Best Paper Award

Artem Durnev and Jon GarfinkelTippie Finance faculty members Artem Durnev and Jon Garfinkel received the 2012 Best Paper Award from the New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation.

Tippie Researchers Find That Giving People Rewards Uncovers True Motivations

Joyce Berg and Tom RietzMoney is great for buying stuff, but a new study by Tippie professors Tom Rietz and Joyce Berg suggests it's also useful for keeping score and might help people make better decisions.

Research Shows Online Merchants Who Emphasize Price Are Less Reliable

Gautam PantResearch by management sciences professor Gautam Pant suggests that online merchants who display a dollar sign in the titles of their Google search engine results may be less reliable than merchants who don't.

Senior Named Candidate for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award

Liz WatkinsLiz Watkins, UI softball team member, was selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2012 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.

Tippie in the News

Rietz Comments on Dow's Flirtation with 13,000 Mark
(Des Moines Register, February 25)

Tom RietzTom Rietz, professor of finance, compares the Dow benchmarks to the way weather forecasters say it will snow north of Interstate 80 but not south of it.

Whiskeymaker Shares His Success Story
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 24 and The Daily Iowan, February 27)

Scott BushScott Bush, BBA96, founder and president of Templeton Rye Spirits, told a standing-room-only crowd about the resurrection of Templeton Rye.

How About Some Free Consulting?
(Business Record, February 24)

Ken BrownKen Brown, associate professor of management and organizations, writes about the research done by faculty at universities across the world, and how much of it can help a firm's bottom line.

Opening 30 Cafés Using Crowd-Sourcing Model
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 22)

Rob RouwenhorstRob Rouwenhorst, director of the Marketing Institute, says the key to a successful crowd-sourcing campaign is to provide a unique concept that will catch the interest of potential investors.

Relationships Are Important in Doing Business with Chinese
(Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 13)

Terry BolesManagement and Organizations Associate Professor Terry Boles comments on Chinese provincial official Xi Jinpin's visit to Iowa.

People Misunderstand Federal Tax Rules
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 6)

tax formsFederal rules new to this year's tax season will seek to close the tax gap, the unreported income that often comes from selling items on eBay or informal transactions such as mowing neighbors' lawns.

Upcoming Events

Students at the Bedell LabBELL BIZ Fair: Student Start-Up Showcase

Friday, April 20
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory

Visit with current student start-ups and "invest" using "JPEC Cash" in the business you feel has made the most progress over the academic year. Register online

Anne MulcahyKloppenberg-Stead Leadership Lecture Series: Anne Mulcahy

Monday, April 23
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Iowa Memorial Union

Anne Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox, will participate in a conversation with Jerre Stead, CEO of IHS, on topics such as leadership.

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