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Homecoming 2013, October 4-5

Join us for Tippie Homecoming events, including the annual BBQ on Friday, October 4, before the parade. The BBQ is free, but RSVPs are appreciated. You'll want to stick around for the parade—Henry Tippie is this year's Grand Marshal.

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New Tippie Advisory Board Members Announced

Christopher Hoffman, Monica Nassif, Margaret "Peg" Stessman, and Mike Wokosin will all start four-year terms this fall.

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U.S. News Ranks Tippie Among Nation's Best

Among the latest "Best Colleges" rankings published this month, the Tippie College ranked 22nd among public colleges of business. The University of Iowa ranked 29th.

Dean Sarah Gardial

Study of Entrepreneurial MBA Programs

Entrepreneurship education, once considered a "niche program," has become a "hot" area of focus that is now expected in most MBA programs and is primarily focused on experiential, rather than theoretical learning, said Sarah Gardial, dean of the college and president of the MBA Roundtable.

Dawn Bowlus

Collegial Collaborations Benefit STEM Education

The UI College of Education and Tippie College of Business are partnering to develop new ways of teaching entrepreneurship as part of the Iowa Governor's STEM Initiative.

faculty news

David Frisvold

P.E. Mandates Have Mixed Success in Fighting Childhood Obesity

A study by a Tippie economist David Frisvold finds that increased physical education requirements help reduce obesity among fifth grade boys, but fifth grade girls showed little change.

Sara Rynes and Ken Brown

The B-School Crystal Ball

MBA programs face an array of challenges that will require a nimble response, and among those things that schools must address is what and how teachers teach, according to studies by two University of Iowa professors.

Ann Campbell

More Shipments a Good Sign for the Economy

More than 1.4 million carloads of goods and commodities were shipped across the country in rail cars during the month of July, according to an August report by the Association of American Railroads.

Alice Schoonbroodt

Droopy Economy Helps Explain Lagging Birth Rate in Iowa, U.S.

Iowa's economy is starting to rebound from the recession, but the state still lags in production of a key commodity: babies.

Frank Schmidt

Schmidt Receives Lifetime Achievement Gold Medal

Frank L. Schmidt, professor emeritus of management and organizations, received the 2013 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology.

Upcoming Events:

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Tuesdays
Sep. 24 - Nov. 5
6-9 p.m.
BioVentures Center, UI Research Park

Six-Week Start-Up

This exciting program is for all aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage ventures. Get your business idea off the ground and running! Register now.

Howard Hagan

Wednesday
October 9
5-7 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel
Iowa City

John Hughes Lecture Series

Attorney Howard O. Hagan form Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines will discuss "Banking: The Impact on Business in the Future." Free and open to the public, but RSVPs appreciated.

Students with Herky

HireaHawk.com

Whether you are planning a job search or looking to hire new Iowa graduates, the university's online recruiting system, or "job board," HireaHawk.com is one more employment tool at your disposal.

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