Articles from February 2020


Tippie teams dominate diversity and business ethics case competition

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Student teams from the Tippie College of Business placed first and third at the Fifth Annual Diversity and Business Ethics Case Competition hosted by the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder.

When the boss is sick of your complaining

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Employees are often advised to frame conversations with their bosses as offering solutions to workplace problems instead of just pointing out what isn’t working, lest they earn a reputation as a squeaky wheel.

Accounting grad gives back in a unique way

Thursday, February 13, 2020
“I’m very fortunate to have gotten my degree from Iowa,” says Myren, who was the first in his family to go to college. “And when you have benefited like I have, it’s great to give back.”

Tippie embraces composting to achieve waste-reduction goals

The Tippie College of Business created a composting program for its faculty and staff to fulfill waste-reduction goals.

First person: growing my professional network

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Soon after graduating and accepting a full-time role in Greater Des Moines, I discovered that growing my professional network was not only important for my job, but that my career development depended on it.

Cross-training first responders; a solution to EMT attacks

Watch KWWL's coverage of Associate Professor Semin Park's research about ways to improve safety for EMTs.

Tippie students develop app for Botswana-based pharmacy

Friday, February 7, 2020
The Tippie connection is global. After participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders at the University of Iowa, Rapula Otukile partnered with Tippie business analytics students to take his company's supply management system digital.