Recent News

Former dean continues to impact Tippie students

Thursday, June 13, 2019

“I shall always regard the opportunity I have had to help shape the University’s future as one of the greatest privileges of my life….If I have one wish regarding the future, it is that you will choose to stay involved in the life and future of the college, as I plan to.”—George Daly, 1993

Play well: designing the Lego digital experience

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Bret Schafbuch, BBA00, is living any Lego-obsessed kid’s dream. The Iowa native is now a senior manager of user experience and prototypes at the Lego Group headquarters in Billund, Denmark – a place where no one but Lego employees are allowed to enter if they are over the age of 12.

A tale of four institutes: powerful experiences and networks prepare students for careers

Thursday, June 13, 2019

In the Tippie College of Business, a powerful mechanism exists for providing its students with real-world experiences and relationships that lead to careers. Four student-focused institutes forge networks and experiential learning that advance classroom knowledge to the next level. The Hawkinson Institute, Marketing Institute, Tippie Analytics Cooperative, and Vaughan Institute for Risk Management and Insurance all support the professional development of students. Participating students expand their industry-specific knowledge, plus, they emerge with strong skill sets that appeal to employers in several sectors—banking, marketing, business analytics, and insurance.

Tippie research: exchanging knowledge, making lives better, solving issues

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Among U.S. institutions of higher education, 62 hold the distinguished research university designation from the Association of American Universities (AAU), including the University of Iowa. Why is this important?

The Hart Fund: Introducing Tippie's student-managed fixed-income investment fund

Friday, May 3, 2019

Lorraine Hart (MBA75) was part of the first wave of women who began bringing diversity to the financial industry. Now she is leveraging her career success to diversify experiential-learning programming for a new generation of Tippie finance students by launching the college’s first student-managed fixed-income investment fund: The Hart Fund.

Series A.I.: Tippie alumni and students are moving the world's first A.I. medical diagnostic system into the marketplace

Friday, May 3, 2019

With $33 million in series A funding, Tippie alumni and student consultants are moving the world’s first A.I. medical diagnostic system to the marketplace.

Seven Sundays: This former consumer-investment banker is flipping the breakfast aisle on its head

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

It started with an extended honeymoon in New Zealand. Leaving behind her investment banking job in New York, Hannah Barnstable (BBA04) and her husband, Brady, took to the mountains for unplugged days filled with hiking where they were inspired by the landscape and fueled with a new-to-them meal served at their bed and breakfast: muesli.