Articles from March 2021


Iowa Graduate Business Analytics Case Competition live final round April 2

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The final round of the annual Iowa Graduate Business Analytics Case Competition will be streamed live at 12:00 p.m. CST, Friday, April 2. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the case sponsor of this year’s virtual event.

Six Iowa leaders on pay inequity, salary transparency

The gender wage gap and pay equity are large, complex issues that can’t be solved by a silver bullet. But experts, including Tippie's Beth Livingston, agree that the best way to start addressing them is by talking about it and acknowledging that it exists.

Tippie College of Business embraces partnerships with Iowa universities to accelerate master’s program

Three years after developing a Master of Finance program, the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business is beginning a partnership with a few Iowa based universities to help students earn their masters in three semesters.

Study finds your social media post impacts your job search

A University of Iowa study finds things you post on social media could prevent you from getting your dream job, even though it’s a fuzzy, gray area for potential employers to be scouring your online accounts.

Business Analytics masters students win the 2021 Frontier Co-op Case Competition

Friday, March 19, 2021
This March, sixty University of Iowa students participated the Frontier Co-op Case Competition, solving real-world sustainable business problems and competing for $4,000 in cash prizes. Out of 22 finalists, Elias Escobedo-Gonzalez and Antonio Robles, two students earning their master’s in business analytics at the Tippie College of Business, took first place and won $1,200 for their solution to...

Business Analytics capstone project finds better outcomes for COVID-19 patients on a low dose aspirin regimen

Friday, March 19, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading globally, University of Iowa master’s student Zachary Veigulis (BA14/MS20) spent the summer of 2020 studying Veteran’s Affairs (VA) patient data to determine what factors affected patient outcomes when they contracted the virus.

Business Analytics Program Builds Impressive Reputation

The Graduate College’s Business Analytics master’s program, housed within the Tippie College of Business, may be relatively new, but it has already established an impressive track record. The program has seen its rankings and enrollment steadily increase since its inception in 2014, with more than 150 students currently enrolled and an extremely competitive admissions process.

Monday Memoir with members of the International Women's Club of Iowa City

Friday, March 12, 2021
The first Tippie Monday Memoir featured Tippie alumnus Jeffrey Ding (BBA16, Economics).

‘Glass ceilings make great dance floors’: University of Iowa alumni joins female-founded company Bumble

University of Iowa alum Kyra Seay’s passion for making a difference for women led her to an executive position at Bumble, a dating app created by women.

The Hawkeye connection: Best friends and Tippie alumni both find jobs at Cameo

Two University of Iowa alum who were best friends in undergraduate are now coworkers at the same entertainment company, Cameo, and attest their success to connections made through the university.