Articles from September 2020


Tippie announces all off-campus graduate courses will continue online in winter/spring

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
After careful consideration and with concern for the health and welfare of its students, faculty, and staff, the Tippie College of Business has made the decision to move all off-campus graduate courses for the Winter 2020 session and 11-week Spring 2021 classes to a virtual format. This applies to all graduate courses taught at sites in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and Davenport.

Seal of approval: study shows earning a trustworthiness badge helps online sales

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Online merchants who have earned a literal seal of approval for their website sell more, while less reliable sellers who lack such an endorsement sell less according to a new University of Iowa Tippie College of Business study.

‘U.S. News’ ranks UI first among public universities for writing; Tippie 21st among public business schools

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report place the Tippie College of Business 21st among business programs at public universities. The college is also a significant part of the university ecosystem that earned first place among public universities in the inaugural “writing in the disciplines” ranking for “making the writing process a priority at all levels of instruction and across the...

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business creates new DEI position

As a part of its action plan and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business created a new faculty fellow position and named Michele Williams as the first person to take on the role.
Students walking in front of the Pappajohn Business Building

Student enrollment numbers remain steady in the midst of the pandemic

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Despite a worldwide pandemic and uncertainty about the 2020-2021 school year, enrollment numbers at the Tippie College of Business are holding strong.

Tippie Associate Director of DEI inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Gabriela Rivera, who was recently inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame, aims to serve as a welcoming and inspiring role model for UI students and the Iowa City community in her career at the university.

Study investigates how we invest meaning in our daily work

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Managers should give their employees room to do their jobs in a way that gives them meaning, as they’ll get more buy in and productivity from workers who feel called to their work.

Brown receives top academic honor

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
In the world of academia, the success of research faculty is heavily based on how many times their work is cited by their peers. Kenneth Brown, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Program at the University of Iwoa Tippie College of Business recently received the 2020 Academy of Management Learning & Education (AMLE) Decade Award, one of the top academic honors in his field.

Gabriela Rivera to be inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs and the Iowa Department of Human Rights announced Gabriela Rivera, associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Tippie College of Business, will be inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.

Tippie promotes Williams and Rivera to DEI positions

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
The Tippie College of Business has created two new positions to help the college meet key strategic goals around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).