Articles from January 2021

Virtual study abroad

Virtual study abroad in Italy receives positive response and unexpected benefits

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Nearly two dozen University of Iowa students had the opportunity to travel virtually to Italy over the winter term, thanks to the Virtual International Business in Italy course offering through the Tippie College of Business.

Tippie celebrates Black History Month

Friday, January 29, 2021
The Tippie College of Business is committed to educating its students to meet cultural competency that today’s corporations expect of their employees. During Black History Month, the college is reflecting on how far it’s come, yet how far we have to go to achieve equity and inclusion in the field of business.

Partnership will fast-track Grinnell College students to study finance at UI’s Tippie College of Business

Friday, January 29, 2021
The University of Iowa and Grinnell College have formed a new partnership that will streamline the process for Grinnell students to be admitted to the Master of Science in Finance program in the university’s Tippie College of Business.

Multiple faculty ranked top 2% of world’s researchers in Stanford study

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
A number of Tippie faculty were recognized in a recent study published by Stanford University researchers using a new scholarly citation impact measure to identify the top 100,000 most impactful scientific researchers, along with those in the top 2% of their academic subfield. Indices were calculated based on lifetime scholarly impact and impact during the year 2019.

Tippie team places third at National Diversity Case Competition

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
A student team from the Tippie College of Business placed third at the 10th Annual National Diversity Case Competition hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Stop making excuses for toxic bosses

If you’ve ever worked for a toxic boss, you know how damaging it can be. So should you forgive a manager who tries to make amends for their bad behavior?

Tippie Diversity Committee - January Update (MLK Day)

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
December 10 is International Human Rights Day, which commemorates the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.

Wrestling with finance

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Beth Kemerer’s hunch was correct. Her son, Michael, was a math guy. Michael Kemerer, a three-time wrestling All-American for the University of Iowa, understands numbers like his 75-7 career record, 41-1 dual mark and 173 dual points scored. But his fascination with numbers has more significance in the classroom. It led Kemerer to earning a bachelor’s degree in finance and he is currently in his...