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Oscar C. Schmidt Business Leadership Award

Steve Rasmussen (BBA74) and the leadership team of Nationwide/Allied Insurance were awarded the Oscar C. Schmidt Business Leadership Award at an event in Des Moines this week.

  Nationwide/Allied Insurance leadership team
 

News Briefs

Survey Lauds Tippie Economics Ph.D. Program

ExcellenceTippie's doctoral program in economics ranked high in a recent scholarly assessment by the National Research Council (NRC).

Tippie Receives State Farm Grant

State Farm GrantA $50,000 grant from State Farm Insurance will provide support for Tippie's Management Information Systems program.

Street Helps Cut Down Wikipedia Vandalism

Nick StreetManagement Sciences Professor Nick Street is part of a UI team helping to make Wikipedia more accurate.

BELL Helps Student Launch Magazine

Tyler HakesAlumnus Tyler Hakes started a hip hop magazine as a Tippie student through a program offered at the UI's Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL).

Tippie Build 4 Benefits from Leadership Challenge

Tara FromTara From, 2011 MBA candidate writes about a leadership challenge in her Leadership, Professionalism, and Ethics (LEAP) course to raise funds for Tippie Build 4.

Homecoming 2010

Tippie Homecoming PhotoIf you missed the College's Homecoming festivities this year, make sure to check out the online photo album from the BBQ prior to the parade. And then mark your calendar for Homecoming 2011 (October 21-22).

Awards

John Pappajohn Business Plan Competition

John Slump and Jared GarfieldJ&J Solutions, a former participant in the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL), received honorable mention in this year's business plan competition.

Prappas Ethics Essay Competition

Heather FomonHeather Fomon, a finance major from Iowa City, won first prize in the College's third-annual Mary Thomas Prappas Business Ethics Essay Competition.

Tippie in the News

Houge Sees Little Change on Wall Street

(TheStreet.com, Sept. 24)

Todd HougeTodd Houge, Tippie lecturer in finance and the Curt and Carol Lane Research Fellow, comments on how the financial world has changed between the movies Wall Street and Wall Street 2.

Whiteman Comments on State Economy

(Des Moines Register, Sept. 22)

Charles WhitemanInstitute for Economic Research Director and Senior Associate Dean Charles Whiteman sees improvement in Iowa's economy.

Leverty Study Pins Failure on CEOs

(The Financial, Sept. 11)

Ty LevertyA study by Assistant Professor Ty Leverty finds bad CEO decisions lead to company failures.


Upcoming Events

Guest Speaker: Bob Arzbaecher

Tuesday, November 9
9:30-10:30 a.m., C20 Pomerantz Center
3:45-5:00 p.m., W10 PBB

Bob ArzbaecherBob Arzbaecher (BBA82) is chairman, president, and CEO of Actuant Corp., a $1.2 billion diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries.

GMA Bone Marrow Registration Drive

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 10-12
10:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Booths in PBB, Burge, and Hillcrest

National Bone Marrow Program logoSave a life! Sign up for the national Bone Marrow Donor Registry at a booth sponsored by the Graduate Marketing Association.

Knapp Leadership Series: Dundeana Doyle, Alliant Energy

Thursday, Nov. 11
3:00 p.m.
Bijou Theatre, IMU

Dundeana DoyleTippie alumna Dundeana Doyle (BBA80, MBA89) is senior vice president of energy delivery with Alliant Energy.

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