Articles from June 2021


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

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The University of Iowa and Central College have formed a new partnership that will streamline the process for Central students to be admitted to the Master of Science in Finance program in the university’s Tippie College of Business.

Tippie College of Business recognizes faculty and staff with 2021 collegiate awards

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Each year the Tippie College of Business recognizes its faculty and staff with collegiate awards for excellence in teaching, research, and service. The 2021 award winners were announced in a virtual ceremony. The awards, criteria and recipients are listed below.

Radio Iowa: Tippie's Stephen Courtright on what is leading some workers to quit jobs

With the long pandemic coming to a gradual end, many Iowans are considering job changes—and even career changes—as we begin to emerge from the months of isolation. Stephen Courtright, a professor of management and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa, says COVID-19 has forced many professionals to sit tight and ride it out but now, they’re getting the itch to make a move.

Millions of Americans quitting their jobs during ‘The Great Resignation’

They’re calling it “The Great Resignation.” Nearly four million Americans quit their jobs in April. That’s the highest total ever and nearly double the number who quit a year ago. The number of people quitting is adding to the labor shortages companies are facing. Tippie Professor Stephen Courtright says people are using the pandemic as a time to reset.

The great resignation: Business experts say Iowans are job hunting right now

New numbers from the state show Iowa's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in May to 3.9%. That's up from 3.8% in April. Right now, Iowa is seeing some of the lowest unemployment numbers - with the national rate at 5.8%. While some Iowans are unemployed, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is hearing from industry leaders who say a lot of people are also job hunting or are looking...

Vaughan named business director of Tippie’s Vaughan Institute

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Terri Vaughan, a long-time leader in Iowa’s insurance community, has been named the professional director of the Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

Gustafson signs with the Washington Mystics

Monday, June 21, 2021
Former Hawkeye basketball player Megan Gustafson (BBA19) has signed with the Washington Mystics.

The University of Iowa to virtually host 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Friday, June 18, 2021
The University of Iowa has been selected as an institute partner for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning June 21, the university through the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will virtually engage 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging business leaders for a six-week leadership institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Some highlights of the...

Mahoney named to Glassdoor's Top CEO list

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Mike Mahoney (BBA87), CEO of Boston Scientific, was named #25 on Glassdoor's Top CEOs of 2021.

Tippie Diversity Committee - June Update

Friday, June 11, 2021
Even though we offer fewer classes in June, there are many diversity-related learning opportunities! June hosts the longest-standing day to recognize the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth, and national Pride month.