Articles from May 2020


Tippie alum Scott Bush steps up to help fight the pandemic

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Hawkeyes help. Scott Bush (BBA96) was on spring break when he learned life in Iowa was about to change. What he did next will be remembered for years to come.

Interim Dean Amy Kristof-Brown's 2020 commencement address

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Amy Kristof-Brown's speech for the virtual commencement ceremony for the Tippie College of Business graduates of 2020.

Chinese American volunteers like Tippie's Ying Yang help combat COVID-19 in Iowa

Tippie Assistant Professor Ying Yang was perhaps one of the Iowa City individuals most aware of news coming out of Wuhan Province in China at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tippie College of Business dean search extended

The search for the next dean of the Tippie College of Business has been extended to allow for campus visits and additional candidates.

2020 Commencement Speaker Adam Goedken reflects on his time at Tippie

Monday, May 18, 2020
Tippie student Adam Goedken recorded this message to fellow students for the 2020 virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.

COVID-19 delays Wall Street internships for Tippie students

The coronavirus pandemic crippling New York City has forced soon-to-be interns to change their immediate plans.

UI team wins NASBITE International 2020 Student Case Competition

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Under the umbrella of the Institute for International Business, a partnership between the Tippie College of Business and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, a team of University of Iowa students participated in and won the NASBITE International 2020 Student Case Competition.

Rivera receives UI's Lola Lopes Award in recognition of undergraduate student advocacy

Claudia Gabriela Rivera, assistant director for diversity, inclusion, and student success in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business Undergraduate Program Office (UPO), is the recipient of the 2020 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy.

Unprecedented economic conditions loom over UI graduates as they enter workforce

UI graduating seniors are entering one of the toughest job markets in history. Tippie economics professor Anne Villamil comments on the effects of the "Great Cessation" in this Daily Iowan article.
Jon Garfinkel talks to a student in front of a projector.


Saturday, May 9, 2020
A day in the life of Henry B. Tippie Research Professor Jon Garfinkel.