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  • February 2022

Innovation and Inspiration Speaker Series

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza speak about how they founded Swinetech, a company that empowers workers to improve the health and well-being of pigs. 

Recipe for Start-Up Nation: 'Chutzpah', Innovation, Academia, and Everything in Between

Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building, S401

https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91572640305?pwd=RW94U25uc3g5QjZhOExKN3E4WHpWZz09

International Programs and the Tippie College of Business are pleased to present a lecture by Dr. Daniel Aschheim entitled, "Recipe for a Start-Up Nation: 'Chutzpah', Innovation, Academia and Everything in Between," which will take place Tuesday, February 8, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in S401 Pappajohn Business Building. 

Attendees are also welcome to join this event via Zoom.

Tippie Business Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2022

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building, W10

The Tippie Business Honor Society is designed to be both highly selective and intentionally developmental. Candidates for membership must be admitted to Tippie, complete at least 12 credit hours at the University of Iowa and earn a UI GPA placing them in the top 10% of all Tippie students. Full members help create and lead a scholarly community of business students.

Thought Leaders: Dr. Ruslan Salakhutdinov

Friday, February 11, 2022, 11:00am

Virtual Event

https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QaTJ59MuRQKDnY_g2NfHRg

Topic: From Differentiable Reasoning to Self-supervised Embodied Active Learning

Black in Business Series Welcome Back Hangout Open House

Friday, February 11, 2022, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building, South Galleria

Join us as we celebrate the start of a new semester! If you’re looking to build a wider network of connections within Tippie, or just want to make new friends, you are welcome to come by! We will have bagels and coffee for anyone who wants to stop in for a chat. Bring your friends and look for us in the South Galleria of Tippie!

Ideastorm Video Submissions Due

Monday, February 14, 2022, 8:00am to 11:59pm

IdeaStorm is an entry level video pitch competition across the University of Iowa’s campus that encourages students to share their innovative ideas, all while familiarizing themselves with the pitching process.  This event helps students to share their new, never heard before ideas without the requirements of a business plan or proposal. 

Clarence Otis: Becoming an Effective Leader... Especially When You're Black

Monday, February 14, 2022, 12:40pm to 1:40pm

Virtual Event

https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92282594479

In celebration of Black History Month, the College of Law, UI Center for Human Rights, and the Tippie College of Business welcomes Clarence Otis for a special virtual lecture on February 14 from 12:40-1:40pm. The lecture is titled "Becoming an Effective Leader... Especially When You're Black".

Thought Leaders: Dr. Zhongju (John) Zhang

Friday, February 18, 2022, 11:00am
Pappajohn Business Building, Use the link in description to register for in-person

Virtual Event

https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xs-FglUyT6m8ygMyCegE9w

In-person registration: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/thought-leaders/zhang-registration

Topic: What Types of Crowds Generate More Valuable Content? Evidence from Cross-Platform Posting

Hawkinson Institute Info Session

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 8:30pm

Virtual Event

https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93543878854

Interested in careers in investment banking, trading, private equity, and more? The Hawkinson Institute is Tippie's undergraduate investment banking program. Our students have a 100% placement rate with firms like J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and others.

Thought Leaders: Dr. Amos Storkey

Friday, February 25, 2022, 11:00am

Virtual Event

https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IYgkJtGDTyegTl6LvDpayw

Topic: Towards a Distributed Transactional Artificial Intelligence

Black in Business Series Alumni Talk: Career in Finance in NYC Featuring Kevin Amoo-Mensah, CFP

Friday, February 25, 2022, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building, C106

Come learn about Kevin Amoo-Mensah's journey into the field of Finance in New York City and how he is navigating being Black in Business!

Black in Business Series Career and Networking Workshop with Nicole Fortner

Friday, February 25, 2022, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building, S401

In preparation for the Black in Business Network Dinner and other career readiness events, come polish your resume and  networking skills at this Black in Business Series workshop. Nicole Fortner is a UI Alum and the Founder/Managing Director of Hire Up Consulting LLC, a career development firm based in New York City. Nicole’s interactive workshop will cover current resume and career portfolio-building trends and will discuss the importance of networking and LinkedIn best practices.

2022 Black in Business Series Networking Dinner

Saturday, February 26, 2022, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 2nd Floor Ballroom

The Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the Tippie College of Business present our 6th annual signature event -- the Black in Business Series Networking Dinner