Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

The Economist Ranks Tippie MBA

The Tippie Full-time MBA Program was ranked among the best in the world in The Economist's latest ranking of full-time MBA programs. The Tippie MBA was ranked at number 59 globally, up from 66 in 2010.

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News Briefs

Executive Engineer Dual Master's Degree Offered

Cy and IowaThe University of Iowa and Iowa State University will offer an Executive Engineer Dual Master's Degree Program in business and engineering starting in January in Cedar Rapids.

Homecoming 2011

Tippie alumni family'It was a gorgeous October evening for Tippie alumni and friends who gathered in the Pappajohn Business Building courtyard for the annual Homecoming BBQ. Check out photos from the event, and plan to join us next year (September 28, 2012). In addition, Tippie students Kevin Velovitch and Wei Du were crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

Loose-Meat Tweets?

Twitter imageA group of Tippie marketing students is helping Maid-Rite restaurants expand its social media presence.

Why Women May Score Lower on Technical Aptitude Tests

Frank SchmidtResearch by Frank Schmidt, the Gary C. Fethke Chair in Leadership and professor of management and organizations, suggests males score better on technical aptitude tests because they are simply more interested in technical things than females are.

Study Shows Elections Increase Market, Economic Volatility

Artem DurnevElections are great for democracies, but a new study by Artem Durnev, assistant professor of finance, finds that periods of political uncertainty may not be so good for business.

Research Examines Global Supply Chain Design Problems

Ray De MattaA study by Renato De Matta, Tippie Research Fellow and associate professor of management sciences, evaluates how firms alter production and supply chains in response to global economic changes.

Tippie in the News

Social Isolation Affects Consumer Choice
(United Press International, October 22)

Jing WangLonely people behave differently in the marketplace than people with strong social networks, according to new research by Jing Wang, assistant professor of marketing.

Corporate Audit Fees Up? Beware of Trouble Ahead
(Reuters, October 10)

Ryan WilsonElevated audit fees can be a red flag foretelling problems to come for a company, according to a recent study by Ryan Wilson, assistant professor of accounting.

Are Politics Affecting Consumer Confidence?
(Des Moines Register, October 9)

Chuck WhitemanSenior Associate Dean Charles Whiteman comments in this article about politics, uncertainty, and the economy.


Anstreicher Named to CIC Leadership Program

Kurt AnstreicherKurt Anstreicher, Tippie Research Professor of Management Sciences, is one of five University of Iowa faculty members who have been named fellows in a leadership program that develops management skills among faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and administrative promise.

Upcoming Event

Knapp Leadership Lecture: Gary Acromite

Thursday, December 1
1:00-2:15 p.m.
Bijou Theater, IMU

Gary AcromiteGavilon CIO Gary Acromite previously served as VP of information technology at United Malt Holdings, where he designed a comprehensive global IT applications architecture and infrastructure and developed a Lean information technology framework. Register to attend.

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