Tippie Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
The 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
Twenty 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
Tippie 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
Money 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
Research 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 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 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.
Scott 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 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 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)
Management 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)
Federal 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.
BELL BIZ Fair: Student Start-Up Showcase
Friday, April 20
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
Kloppenberg-Stead Leadership Lecture Series: Anne Mulcahy
Monday, April 23
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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