Recent News

Summer maintenance and upgrades keep college facilities looking world class

Monday, July 22, 2019

The Pappajohn Business Building (PBB) has been standing tall for 25 years, but it looks as good as new. How? When the students leave, the power tools come out – all thanks to alumni donations.

Want to get a college football scholarship? Tweet more

Monday, July 15, 2019

College football training camps start next month and a new study from the University of Iowa suggests that Twitter may have played an important role in how many of the players on the field received their scholarships.

How the best employees can hurt a business

Monday, July 15, 2019

Workplace stars often make considerable contributions to their team’s overall success, but a new study from the University of Iowa finds that success often comes at the expense of co-workers.

Tippie College of Business achieves 100 years of accreditation by global business association

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Tippie College of Business announces the maintenance and extension of its accreditation by AACSB International for the college, overall, as well as for accounting, specifically. This designation ensures that Tippie meets standards of excellence, rigor, and commitment to continuous improvement for business schools.    

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.