Articles from June 2022

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Mandela fellows return to University of Iowa

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Meeting with local dignitaries like Iowa City’s mayor, joining area families for dinner, visiting cultural sites and businesses, and convening for conversations on entrepreneurship touch on the long list of activities lined up for a new crop of Mandela fellows back at the University of Iowa this summer.
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Tippie Diversity Committee - July 2022 Update

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Our July newsletter contains upcoming Tippie and UI Community events and some of the most important July dates and observances.
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University of Iowa’s Venture Mentor Service matches entrepreneurs with advisers

When you’re launching a new business in an industry as complex as pharmaceuticals, advice based on experience can be valuable. “They help you avoid common mistakes that don’t seem obvious, but they’ve experienced them and have avoided them,” said Matt Stahl, CEO and founder of North Liberty-based Steel Therapeutics. Stahl connected with those advisers through the new Venture Mentor Service, or VMS, at the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
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The inventors may be long passed, but consumers still want their essence

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Consumers crave authenticity, but what, exactly, makes something authentic? A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds that consumers ultimately define a product’s authenticity and value by its essence, an abstract, unobservable quality that makes a thing what it is.
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Tippie College of Business receives honorable mention for sustainability

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
The Tippie College of Business received honorable mention recognition in the First Time Reporters category for its annual report outlining sustainability education and research initiatives. Compiled by Sustainability Manager Sara Maples and written by a team of students, it is one of 59 reports submitted from institutions in 25 countries. It’s the only report from a U.S. business school to be recognized.
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Does being nice hurt your career?

Friday, June 17, 2022
We’ve all heard the saying, “Nice guys finish last,” but is it true? While past research tended to back up the adage, Rong Su, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, decided to retest the concept.
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The Life and Legacy of Henry B. Tippie

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
The pride of Belle Plaine, Iowa, never forgot his roots.
The Mouse Swallowed the Lion


Wednesday, June 15, 2022
One of the most significant moments in Henry B. Tippie’s professional life also turned out to be a key moment in American corporate history.
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Henry B. Tippie's Investment in Faculty

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
“Henry’s legacy and mine are intertwined.”
6 Tenets of Tippie’s Investing Philosophy

6 Tenets of Henry B. Tippie’s Investing Philosophy

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Henry Fund Director Todd Houge on how the fund reflects Tippie’s investing principles