Cover of 2023 issue of Exchange magazine

Five lessons from an Ironman

On Bill Smith (BBA93)'s long Ironman training journey, he often thought about business ideas and opportunities, which led him to create: The Ironman lessons you can apply to running a business.

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Marble run

Tippie's newest major is ready to roll

The Risk Management and Insurance major will set students on the fast track in the industry. The program will graduate its first students this December.
Antofogasta's Centinela Mine in Chile

Digging deep

The details of Paresh Bhanderi (BBA05)’s story don’t lie close to the surface. You have to dig a little to understand how he got where he is today.
Cannabis leaves on a gold background

Reefer madness?

With more states legalizing marijuana, health officials worry it will lead to an array of public health problems, with increased vehicle crashes near the top of their list. But is it true?
Deniz Johnson in her home in Boston.

Removing bias from AI

Deniz Johnson (MBA93) is the COO of the fintech startup Stratyfy, one of the first companies to combine AI and human understanding to help companies make more inclusive financial decisions.

3 people / 3 questions: Umang Khetan, Lois Eihacker, & Meghan Esson

Each year we ask three people connected to the Department of Finance: What are you reading, who is inspiring you, and what is the best part of your day?
Leona and Cathy Zaharis

Go see the world

Leona Zaharis' passion for exploring led her daughter, Cathy Zaharis (BBA82), to start a scholarship fund in her mother’s honor to support students who want to study abroad.

Alumni updates

Major General Stewart Wallace, Ret. (BBA68) received a 2022 Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award, which honors members of the armed forces who have demonstrated exceptional service to the United States, their communities, and our university. Wallace served 33 years in the United States Army after graduating from the UI with degrees in finance and insurance, ending his military career as commanding general of United States Army Cadet Command. He serves as the military advisor and advisory board chair for the College of Engineering’s Iowa Technology Institute and is leading the effort to recognize Iowa students and alumni killed in combat.

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Stewart Wallace

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