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Forbes magazine

Forbes Ranks Tippie MBA Program in Top 20

Tippie’s Full-time MBA Program is ranked among the best in a recent list of top 25 MBA programs in the nation. Forbes ranks full-time MBA programs every two years based on return on investment, and Tippie is one of the schools where the degree "still pays off."

college news

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Tippie Faculty and Staff Prove That ‘We Are PHIL’

In the university’s recent campaign to encourage financial support among its faculty and staff, members of the Tippie College community really stepped up. The college’s unofficial participation rate of 91% is much greater than any other college on campus.

faculty news

Gautam Pant

Pant Named Associate Editor of the Year

Gautam Pant, associate professor of management sciences, has been recognized for his work with the Information Systems Research Journal.

Barrett Thomas

Thomas Elected to INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society

Barrett Thomas, associate professor of management sciences, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society.

Erik Lie

Investment Bankers on Boards Make for Better Corporate Acquisitions

Research by finance professor Erik Lie suggests companies mulling a merger would do well to have an investment banker on their board of directors.

Ernest O'Boyle

Finding Forgiveness

Assistant Professor Ernest O’Boyle and research colleagues suggest in a new study that there are three key elements to intergroup forgiveness.

Jaron Wilde

Research Shows Why Some Firms Skip Using Tax Shelters

Why don’t more companies engage in tax shelters? Research by Jaron Wilde, assistant professor of accounting, suggests it has to do with a firm’s overall investment strategy.

student news

Google for nonprofits

MBA Marketing Academy Aiming for Third Google Grant

UI alum Matt Cardoni and students in the MBA Marketing Career Academy have linked up to help nonprofits increase web traffic to their sites using search engine marketing.

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities

UI Partners with the City of Washington, Iowa

Tippie graduate and undergraduate students will work on collaborative sustainability projects with the Washington community.

Upcoming Events:


December 2
8:30 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.
C432 Pomerantz Center

Register online

Tippie MBA On-Campus ‘One and Done’

An accelerated admissions event for Tippie Full-time MBA candidates, including admissions interview, lunch, campus tour, and informational meeting. Receive your admission decision in less than 24 hours!

Terry Boles and Nancy Hauserman

December 2
3:30 p.m.
W401 Pappajohn Business Building

Faculty Retirement Reception

Friends and alumni are invited to join the Tippie community in celebrating the retirement of Management & Organization faculty members Terry Boles and Nancy Hauserman.

MBA Graduates

4:30 p.m.
Marriott Hotel, Coralville
7:00 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Graduate Commencement Events

Fall 2013 graduates of the Tippie School of Management and Tippie Ph.D. programs will celebrate their achievements at separate events on Friday, December 20.

Tippie UPO graduate

9:00 a.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Undergraduate Commencement

Commencement ceremonies for Tippie undergraduate students will be held on December 21. Information for graduates and their guests is available on the Undergraduate Program website.


MBA Scholarship for Iowa Alumni

Getting two degrees from the same university is smart when your alma mater has one of the country’s best MBA programs. We offer financial awards that make your Iowa MBA just as smart an investment as your other Iowa degree. In 2013, 96% of incoming Tippie MBAs received a financial award. More information about the UI Alumnus Award and other scholarships for Full-time MBA students is available online.

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