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Pushing the insurance industry forward

Monday, May 22, 2023
The Tippie College of Business has partnered with the Des Moines-based Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) to develop innovative new insurance technology businesses, the latest step in its ongoing support of the state’s insurance industry.
Bill Smith

Five lessons from an Ironman

Monday, May 15, 2023
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.
Marble run

Tippie's newest major is ready to roll

Monday, May 15, 2023
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

Monday, May 15, 2023
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.
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How loneliness affects our work

Monday, May 15, 2023
The U.S. Attorney General recently launched a new initiative to combat loneliness in the United States, a phenomenon that two Tippie College of Business researchers say is having an impact in the workplace.
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Reefer madness?

Friday, May 12, 2023
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?

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

Friday, May 12, 2023
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?
Deniz Johnson in her home in Boston.

Removing bias from AI

Friday, May 12, 2023
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.
Leona and Cathy Zaharis

Go see the world

Friday, May 12, 2023
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.
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Incompetent bosses

Monday, May 8, 2023
A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds that workers respond differently to incompetent bosses, depending on whether they are younger or older than themselves.