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U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2010Tippie Named a Top 20 Business School in Two Rankings

U.S. News & World Report's annual survey ranks the Tippie College as
one of the top 20 public university undergraduate business programs in
the country. Forbes ranks the Tippie School of Management as one of the top 20 full-time MBA programs and one of the best values in the top tier.

 

News Briefs

MBA-PM to Get New Cedar Rapids Home

Downtown Cedar Rapids logo

The Tippie MBA-PM Program will move into a new space in downtown Cedar Rapids this fall, helping the area continue its recovery from the historic flooding of 2008.

Garfinkel Tests Measures of Investor Opinion Divergence

John Garfinkel

Finance professor Jon Garfinkel has developed a formula that tests the accuracy of researchers’ measures of investor opinion divergence.

Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute Alumni Building Businesses in Iowa

John Slump and Jared Garfield

The Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute convened for the fourth time in August, and the program's alumni have already started several businesses around the state.

Pomerantz Center Hosts AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer

Erin Gorman

The Pomerantz Career Center is hosting Erin Gorman, an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer who is working to connect UI students with community engagement opportunities in the Iowa City area.

Tippie in the News

Accounting Alumnus Helps Bust Louisiana Congressman

(Iowa City Press Citizen, Aug. 24)

Tippie alumnus Michael Anderson, BBA89, headed the FBI investigation that led to the arrest of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson for taking bribes.

Whiteman 'Cautiously Optimistic' about Iowa Economy

(Radio Iowa, Sept. 2)

Economics professor Chuck Whiteman thinks the Iowa economy is beginning to turn.


Upcoming Events

U.S. Bank Speaker Series: Hal Daub

September 28, 3:45-5:15 p.m.
C20 Pomerantz Center

Hal DaubHal Daub, partner with Husch Blackwell Sanders in Omaha, will speak as part of the U.S. Bank Speaker Series. Among his credentials, Daub is a former congressman and mayor of Omaha who has served on the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board, the National League of Cities, and the House Ways & Means Committee.

Pearson Diversity Speaker Series: Consuelo Madere

October 9, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
W401 Pappajohn Business Building

Consuelo MadereConsuelo Madere, MBA91, president of the Monsanto Vegetable Seeds Division, will be on campus as part of the Pearson Diversity Speaker Series. Madere has held a number of leadership positions at Monsanto, including serving as president of the Dairy Division and assignments in Europe.

Tippie Homecoming BBQ

October 9, 4:30 p.m.
Pappajohn Business Building Courtyard

Homecoming 2009 logoPlease join all ages of Tippie alumni and their families for food, kids' games, and a look back for the classes of 1999, 1989, 1979, and 1969. The Homecoming parade starts at 5:45 p.m., a block away from the courtyard! Registration is available online.

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Awards

Tippie Students Recognized by UI Honors Program

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the UI Honors Program presented 60 UI students with more than $60,000 in scholarships during its annual recognition ceremony. Among them were 11 Tippie students.

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