Tippie News
Professor Gleason and PhD students

Tax Research: Educating the Educators

Tippie's Department of Accounting continues to fill a unique role by offering the only doctoral program in accounting in the state of Iowa. Having a highly ranked, internationally recognized Ph.D. program gives the Department a front row seat to an inimitable staffing crisis certain to impact the future of accounting education.

student news

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Getting Their Names Right

Chinese students at the University of Iowa may be used to hearing their names rendered into unrecognizable sounds by linguistically challenged faculty but it probably doesn't help them adjust to life in Iowa. Programming at Tippie hopes to rectify that.

Spring Job Fair

Job and Internship Fair Packs IMU Main Lounge

The annual University of Iowa spring job fair was held in the Iowa Memorial Union on Feb. 27, with representatives from 130 employers collecting resumes and recruiting prospective employees and interns from among the UI's undergraduate ranks.

Hung Tran and Thomas Hornbeck

Tutoring Startup Growing, Moves into CoLab

(Corridor Business Journal, February 19)

Tutor Universe, a Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory startup, is expanding and moving to Iowa City CoLab.

faculty news

Sara Rynes-Weller

Prof Talks Business, Change

Sara Rynes-Weller, professor of management and organizations, spoke about organizational change at the university's 30th annual Presidential Lecture.

alumni news

Banno Employees

Open Atmosphere, Passion for Product Help Cedar Falls’ Banno Grow

(Des Moines Register, February 23)

Tippie alum Wade Arnold (MBA07) is CEO of Banno, which has become one of the most highly regarded, fastest-growing technology companies in Cedar Falls.

Will Moon and Delia Moon Meier

Truck Stop, Iowa

A common question that people ask Delia Moon Meier about The World's Largest Truck Stop is, “Is it really the world's largest truck stop?” The business owned by Meier (BBA87) and her brother, Will Moon (BBA83), draws 64 million customers a year.

Old Capitol, Iowa City

Golden Pledge Making an Impact

Since University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced the Golden Pledge program in late October, the UI and the University of Iowa Foundation have received more than $2 million in gift commitments. Contributions to Golden Pledge will dramatically enhance the scholarship support the UI is able to provide for students.

Upcoming Events:

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March 25-39
Schedule

Business Week

This week packed with activities and events for Tippie students encourages extra-curricular involvement, provides insight, creates relationships, and establishes Tippie pride.

Christopher Klitgaard

Tuesday,
March 26
5-7 p.m.
2nd Floor Ballroom, IMU
RSVP

MidWestOne Lecture: Christopher Klitgaard

Christopher Klitgaard, BBA96, MBA98, MHA99, has spent his career in the healthcare industry and is currently president of MediRevv.

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Wednesday,
March 27
6:30 p.m.
Pappajohn Business Building
RSVP Required

Women in Business Speed Networking

Professional women from the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor will participate in this speed networking session with members of the Tippie chapter of Women in Business. They will discuss resumes, career interests, and goals, all in seven-minute sessions.

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Thursday,
March 28
3:30-5 p.m.
C425 Pomerantz Center
RSVP

Women’s Salary Negotiation Roundtable

Tippie faculty Terry Boles and Amy Kristof-Brown will discuss how to effectively negotiate the monetary and non-monetary elements of a job offer. Sponsored by MBAWI.

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