Tippie Student Takes Charge During Semester Kick-Off Event
Mike Gillette was among a cadre of seasoned Hawkeyes who served as student leaders during On Iowa!, a pre-semester program for new undergraduates that introduces them to campus traditions, success strategies, and each other.
John Deere Showcases Its Career Opportunities
Students got an up-close look at a range of professions during John Deere Day on the UI campus. The event was co-sponsored by the Tippie College of Business.
Student-Owned Micro-Lending Business Helps Local Startups
The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory on campus is helping Seedlauncher get off the ground and focus on helping other new businesses do the same.
Nonprofit Expert Says Iowans Are Generous with Time, but Not Money
A recent national study that shows Iowans ranking low in the amount of money they donate to nonprofit organizations was not surprising to Richard Koontz, a UI analyst and Tippie adjunct lecturer who works closely with the state's charitable organizations.
Obama Up, Romney Down on IEM
After two weeks of political party conventioneering, traders on the Iowa Electronic Markets believe President Barack Obama has a significantly higher likelihood of winning the popular vote on Election Day.
Tippie Annex Opens in Belle Plaine
Memorabilia collected by Henry B. Tippie is now on permanent display at the Henry B. Tippie Annex in his home town of Belle Plaine, Iowa.
Tippie Homecoming Picnic
Friday, September 28
Reconnect with campus, friends, and former classmates! Check online for details. Also, Delta Sigma Pi's Epsilon Chapter is planning an event for Homecoming and would like to cordially invite all former members to attend. If you are interested, please contact Amy Lovejoy.
Des Moines Meet the Dean and Networking Reception
Thursday, October 18
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pappajohn Education Center
Tippie in the News
Creator of Farm Manuals Fast Featured
(Iowa Public Radio, August 21)
Tyler Finchum, creator of farmmanualsfast.com, was interviewed by host Ben Kieffer on Iowa Public Radio's talk program, "River to River."
Students Get a Taste of the Real World in Business Boot Camp
(Des Moines Register, August 17)
Training that John Slump and Jared Garfield received at the Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute a few years ago have brought their medical device startup, Corvida Medical, to where it is today.
Kernels' Whalen Goes from War to Pro Baseball
(The Gazette, August 16)
Nine years ago, Greg Whalen was a combat troop in Iraq. Today, he's just a few hours shy of a degree in economics and has been hired to be the home clubhouse manager for the Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Business Uses Geographic Mapping to Increase Business Efficiency
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, August 12)
Needle Analytics, a new business created by UI graduates Jacob Langenfeld and Riley Gardam, offers businesses a better look into their marketing practices and customer demographics through a combination of geography and analytical data gathering to increase business efficiency.
Golf Cart Ride with "Iowan of the Day"
(Des Moines Register, August 10)
Reporter Kyle Munson rode along and interviewed Tippie student Jeralyn Westercamp, who was named the Iowa State Fair's "Iowan of the Day" for August 10.
Iowa Ranks Last in Women's Firms
(Des Moines Register, August 8)
Lynn Allendorf, director of the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory, questions a recent study that shows Iowa is the worst state in the nation for female-owned businesses.
Foreign Assignments Inspire Employees to Job-Hunt
(Business News Daily, August 2)
Maria Kraimer, professor of management and organizations and the Gary C. Fethke Research Fellow, comments on her research that shows many employees of global brands who are sent overseas will look for a new job after they return because they feel undervalued.