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Homecoming Activities, October 1-2

There are plenty of activities for alumni this year: a Tippie BBQ in the courtyard, the Homecoming parade, a Delta Sigma Pi lunch to celebrate 90 years at Iowa, a 50-year reunion lunch, the MBA tailgate, and the Iowa vs. Penn State game. More information and registration is available online.

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News Briefs

Faculty Research Highlights

BooksNew research by Tippie faculty members focuses on bad leadership wrecking companies, parents' healthy food choices for their children, and financial models taking their cues from meteorologists.

First Science, Now Business

Lakeside Lab at Lake OkobojiJPEC's Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute is among the expanded program offerings of the Lakeside Lab at Lake Okoboji.

Tippie in the News

UI Holds Open House at Des Moines Pappajohn Education Center

(Des Moines Register, Sept. 3)

Mary Pappajohn and President MasonDean Hunter and President Mason were among those in attendance at an open house at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center.

Tippie Helps Build Iowa's Nonprofits

(Des Moines Register, Sept. 2)

The Tippie College is part of a UI center that strengthens the state's non-profit organizations.

Payday Affects Consumer's Choice

(Deseret News, Aug. 30)

D.J. NayakankuppamResearch by D.J. Nayakankuppam shows that an individual's spending habits are affected by how near the purchase is to payday.

MBA Students Get Creative for Philanthropy Day

(Iowa City Press-Citizen, Aug. 28)

MBA Students and puppetsTippie MBA students build puppet theaters and put on puppet shows that provided life lessons to local elementary schoolchildren.

Research Finds No Year-End Buying Spree

(WTOP Radio, Aug. 18)

Ramji BalakrishnanResearch by Ramji Balakrishnan finds the end-of-the-fiscal-year buying spree stereotype could actually be a myth.

Tippie College Receives Higher Education Management Award

(University Business, August 2010)

An online advising application developed by the Stead Technology Services Group has earned the College recognition as a "Model of Efficiency."


Student Receives Prestigious Internship

Emma PalermoNew JPEC student Emma Palermo will participate in the Hancher internship program. Over the course of the academic year, Palermo will spend time working with and learning from staffers in each of Hancher’s departments.

Upcoming Events

U.S. Bank Speaker Series

Thursday, September 30
4:00-5:00 p.m.
C20 Pomerantz Center

Steve LaCroixLearn about marketing in the NFL from Tippie alum Steve LeCroix, BBA90, who is vice president of sales and marketing and chief marketing officer for the Minnesota Vikings.

GMA Forum: Digitally Enabled Marketing for Success

Friday, October 1
9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
University Athletic Club, 1360 Melrose Ave.

Three high-profile marketing professionals will discuss the role of social and interactive media in driving business results: Eric S. Groves, senior vice president, global market development, Constant Contact®; Dan Hickey, senior vice president digital engagement, Meredith Corporation; and Sarah Kramer, executive vice president and managing director, Mediavest USA.
Register to attend

National Speaker Series 2010:
Toby Bishop on "Forensic Accounting"

Monday, October 4
6:00-7:30 p.m.
C20 Pomerantz Center

Toby BishopToby Bishop, director of the Deloitte Forensic Center for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, has been named five times to Accounting Today's Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession. Mr. Bishop's presentation is sponsored by the RSM McGladrey Institute of Accounting Education and Research.

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