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The Economist Ranks Tippie MBA Among World’s Best

The Tippie Full-time MBA Program was ranked among the best in the world by The Economist. The magazine compiles its rankings using surveys of alumni and current students and looks at four criteria: gauge of effectiveness at opening new career opportunities for graduating students; personal development and educational experience; increase in salary; and potential to network.

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News Briefs

What's the Value of an EMBA Degree?

Amy Colbert and Greg Stewart

Tippie faculty members Amy Colbert and Greg Stewart hope their study will determine if the Executive MBA degree pays off for its graduates and their employers.

JPEC Student Receives $50,000 Federal Grant

Zach Hedrington

JPEC student Zach Hedrington has received a $50,000 federal grant for his business that helps convert biomass to energy.

Pomerantz Center Receives State Farm Grant to Train Leaders

The Pomerantz Career Center has received a $50,000 grant from State Farm Insurance to develop programs in its Career Leadership Academy.

Study Shows Too Much Global Experience May Harm Career

Maria Kraimer

Managers for U.S. companies may want to limit their international assignments to just one, according to research by Maria Kraimer.

Nayakankuppam Studies 'Contagious' Products

Dhananjay Nayakamkuppam

A new study by Dhananjay Nayakamkuppam suggests people make choices in ways that show we think products can transmit bad qualities, even though we know they can’t.

Tippie Students Among Top Bass Busters

Bob Downey and Tyler Mehrl

Tippie students Bob Downey and Tyler Mehrl placed fifth in the National Guard Forrest L. Wood College Fishing Regional Championship in October. They are members of the UI Bass Fishing Team.

Tippie in the News

IEM Sells H1N1 Futures

(Financial Times, Oct. 29)

The Iowa Electronic Markets are operating a prediction market to gauge the size and severity of the H1N1 outbreak.

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Penno Receives Top Paper Honor

Mark Penno

Mark C. Penno received the 2009 Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association (AAA).

Prappas Ethics Essay Competition Names Winners

Mary Thomas Prappas and Wilson Roorda

Wilson Roorda, an accounting major from Iowa City, won first prize in the Mary Thomas Prappas Business Ethics Essay Competition. The annual competition is open to all Tippie undergraduate students.

Guest Speakers

Doug Stone

Dec. 4, 10:00 a.m.
S401 Pappajohn Business Building

Doug Stone

Doug Stone, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing with Terra Industries, will speak on campus. He received a BBA in marketing from Iowa in 1988.

Tippie Build Is Under Way

Student working at Tippie Build 3For the third year in a row, the Tippie community will be building a home for a local family, in conjunction with the Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity. You can support the cause, too!

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