Articles from January 2020


Tippie adopts United Nations sustainability goals

The Tippie College of Business recently became the first University of Iowa college to adopt the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Management Education — a global movement to strengthen sustainability through education.

A hack for improved EMT safety

Friday, January 24, 2020
A researcher at the University of Iowa recently participated in a unique project to improve safety for emergency medical technicians (EMT).

Tippie adopts U.N. sustainability-focused education initiative

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Joining a growing global movement, the Tippie College of Business has officially signed the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-supported initiative to raise the profile of sustainability in universities, and equip business students to become drivers of corporate sustainability.

Emeritus professor Timothy Lowe reflects on the evolution of operations research

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Timothy Lowe, professor emeritus and Chester A. Phillips Professor of Operations Management, was recently profiled in an oral histories video by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Firms were slow to adopt At-The-Market offerings, but Tippie study shows they are now embraced

Sunday, January 19, 2020
A study from the University of Iowa finds that a new form of issuing stock that doesn’t require an investment banker has been embraced by certain types of businesses those banks typically eschew.

Tippie researchers pinpoint why decluttering feels so hard

If you can't quite bring yourself to declutter your home and toss out unneeded possessions, one reason why might surprise you. Researchers say the emotional tug you feel might be loneliness.

Does the IEM already know who will win the 2020 election?

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
The Wall Street Journal's 2020 Election+Business newsletter mentions the Tippie College of Business' Iowa Electronics Market (IEM) as one of the predictors of the upcoming presidential election.

How the UI is helping prevent sexual exploitation in Kenya

Tippie Associate Professor Patrick Johanns, along with team members Kelly Bedeian with the Institute for International Business and Kimm Harris of JPEC, won a grant to lead a business training course for women in the fishing villages around Lake Victoria, Kenya.