Tippie News - Henry B. Tippie College of Business Newsletter

New Executive MBA Program in Des Moines

The Tippie School of Management will offer another Executive MBA cohort class in downtown Des Moines in January 2014 (with graduation in December 2015). The current Des Moines Exec MBA cohort class celebrates completion of their studies this month and will formally graduate in May 2013.

 Executive MBA students

News Briefs

Delaying Families

BabiesAlice Schoonbroodt, assistant professor of economics, studies how the economy impacts fertility. Despite a federal government report that U.S. births are expected to decline for the fourth consecutive year, she thinks it will accelerate once the economy improves.

College Football Chain Reactions

Sam BurerSam Burer, professor of management sciences and the Martha and Dennis Hesse Research Fellow, has created a matrix that he believes could lead to improved ranking outcomes, whether football standings or other head-to-head competitions such as chess, university rankings, and online searches.

Giving People Rewards Uncovers True Motivations

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

Tippie Student Is Cultural Champion

Sauvik GoswamiSauvik Goswami, a senior economics major, loves to share his cultural heritage. The November Diwali Festival of Lights celebration was the perfect opportunity.

Sorting Out the Data

Ken BrownWhen UI Human Resources staff set out to improve the Working at Iowa survey of employee perceptions and engagement, they turned to faculty members like the Tippie College's Ken Brown.

Certified to Stand Out

resumeThrough enrollment in UI certificate programs, undergraduates are planning their course work with an eye toward the job market, looking for ways to make their résumés and transcripts stand out among thousands of others.

Tippie in the News

They All Got It Right: Polls, Markets, and Models
(PBS NewsHour, November 7)

IEMThe polls got it mostly right. And the prediction markets were spot on.

Bedell Entrepreneurial Lab Hopes to Expand Despite Funding Delays
(The Daily Iowan, October 17)

Bedell Entrepreneurial LabA proposed $1.5 million addition to the lab would increase the number of office spaces for student start-ups to 25.


Christensen-Szalanski Wins UI Top Teaching Award

Jay Christensen-SzalanskiJay Christensen-Szalanski is one of four UI faculty members to receive the 2012 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence.

Upcoming Events

School of Management Commencement

Friday, December 14
4:30 p.m., Coralville Marriott

Undergraduate Commencement

Saturday, December 15
9 a.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena

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