Articles from March 2022


Amazon, NSF award $800,000 to UI researchers to make AI algorithms less discriminatory

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
A Tippie College of Business professor has received an $800,000 grant as part of an initiative with the National Science Foundation and Amazon to make artificial intelligence algorithms less discriminatory.

Researcher asks entrepreneurs how they balance ethics while building their business

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' recent fraud conviction made researcher Miranda Welbourne-Eleazar wonder how entrepreneurs approach ethical decisions.
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Univ. of Iowa professor from Russia talks about watching the war unfold

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Finance Professor at the University of Iowa, Dr. Art Durnev was born in Russia, but has four citizenships. As he watches the war unfold between Russia and Ukraine, he along with many of his friends and family members from there, are feeling a sense of responsibility.

U.S News & World Report ranks Iowa MBA top in the state

Monday, March 28, 2022
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Tippie College of Business' Iowa MBA as the top ranked part-time MBA in Iowa for the 13th consecutive year.

New incubator helps UI graduate students start businesses

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) has opened its first business incubator designed specifically for University of Iowa graduate students interested in commercializing their research.
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Financial Career Started With a Ride on a Hog Truck

Henry B. Tippie, who has died at age 95, grew up on a farm, earned an accounting degree and put the Rollins brothers’ finances in order so they could buy Orkin.
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Galvin named to Top Technology Role

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Tom Galvin (MBA95) has been named as the Chief Technology Officer at Evolon Technology.

Announcing the 2022 Tippie Alum and Young Alum of the Year

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is proud to announce Janice Ellig (BBA68) and Rachel Langholz (BBA17) as the 2022 Alum and Young Alum of the Year. They will be recognized at a reception in downtown Chicago on May 19, 2022. These awards are designed to recognize and honor alumni who are actively engaged in the life of the college.
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Mutually beneficial

The Tippie Inside Sales Lab gives students hands-on sales experience while providing startup businesses with a vital sales and marketing resource.
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To invest or not invest? Blockchain and cryptocurrency Q&A

Sunday, March 13, 2022
A conversation about cryptocurrency and blockchain with Tippie Professor Erik Lie and an expert alum Joel Telpner (BBA78/JD83).