Articles from 2020


Writing for success

Friday, December 11, 2020
Soon-to-be graduates take advantage of world-renowned University of Iowa writing resources to prepare for their future, regardless of academic area or job field. December graduate of the Tippie College of Business, Isabella Volfson, credits the Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center for helping prepare her for a product marketing internship at Medidata Solutions in New York.

Hawkeyes work better together

Friday, December 11, 2020
At Iowa, we believe great teams, not individuals, will find solutions to important issues. Meet a few of our December 2020 graduates, including Tippie's Diana Wang, that made the university a better place.

Tippie graduate students collaborate with Neighborhood Finance Corporation

Throughout the pandemic, three students at Tippie’s Professional MBA and Part- Time Analytics programs in Des Moines have volunteered their time to help families find a home.

Building authenticity and connection among diverse members of your workforce

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Calls for societal change from people of color around the country have created ripple effects in workplaces big and small. The Black Lives Matter movement in particular has provided new impetus for managers to invigorate positive connections with employees who come from different racial and cultural backgrounds and may be experiencing hurt and loss in ways that require special support.

Managing your mental (health)

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Mental health therapy is more than an hour on a couch.

Tippie Diversity Committee - November Update

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
This week we recognize veterans and active-duty service members and mark a nation-wide celebration of first-generation students.

Tippie Diversity Committee - October Update

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The month of October offers a number of celebrations to highlight the value of diversity to our community.

Tippie MBA student Mark Bullock named co-director of University of Iowa Department of Public Safety

University of Iowa Department of Public Safety Director Scott Beckner announced his retirement in February 2020. After his departure, two interim directors will lead UI public safety—UI Police Chief Lucy Wiederholt and Capt. Mark Bullock. Wiederholt and Bullock will serve as co-directors until a permanent public safety director is in place.
Erica Cole

Fearless entrepreneur

Friday, December 4, 2020
The ability to train your mind to see opportunities is a cornerstone of entrepreneurialism. Erica Cole (BA19) landed a spot on the elite Herky Security team in part because she saw an opportunity—Herky needed Halloween costumes—and her experience designing costumes for her theatre arts minor made her uniquely situated to see the project through to completion. Charging onto Kinnick Stadium on game...

Has the revival of consulting practices at the Big 4 impacted their audit quality?

Big 4 acquisitions of consulting firms can sometimes improve, but also decrease the quality of their financial statement audits, according to a study forthcoming in Accounting, Organizations and Society co-authored by Tippie's Dain Donelson.