Articles from 2024

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How can we train our students to be better communicators?

Associate Professor Carl Follmer discusses why departmental communications programs like those at Tippie are critically important in developing future career skills.
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Curious by nature: What makes a good boss?

Friday, May 24, 2024
Professor Steven Courtright, Henry B. Tippie Professor of Management, discusses transformational leadership and its importance to being a good boss.
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Party like it's 1999

Monday, May 13, 2024
Twenty-five years ago, the Tippie College of Business was having a moment. Henry B. Tippie had just pledged millions of dollars in support and impactful new programs were sprouting up left and right. Let's check on their impact.
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3 people / 3 questions: Natalie Costello, Sepehr Roudini, & Lawrence Cook

Monday, May 13, 2024
Each year we ask three people connected to the Department of Finance: What are you reading, who is inspiring you, and what is the best part of your day?
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Values-based investing

Monday, May 13, 2024
Seth Rosenthal (BBA96) is quick to point out the people he works with are heroes. At Academy Asset Management, Wall Street veterans like Rosenthal are paired with military veterans to teach them the ropes.
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Plastic-free and planet positive

Monday, May 13, 2024
ALDI VP Heather Moore (BBA94)'s recipe for greener groceries includes eliminating plastic grocery bags, using renewable energy sources, and donating extra food to local pantries.
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Juggling finance and sports

Monday, May 13, 2024
As the largest major on campus, it should come as no surprise that finance students participate in almost every extracurricular out there. Here’s a crib sheet of who to cheer for in Hawkeye sports.
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Not your father's risk manager

Monday, May 13, 2024
Alumnus and entrepreneur Jim Lewis becomes Vaughan Institute executive director.
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SEC rule holds back startup funding

Monday, May 13, 2024
A 2011 rule change intended to protect angel investors has instead sharply reduced startup funding for new ventures, according to a new study from Assistant Professor Jiajie Xu.
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A little help for Hoover: UI Marketing Institute students help Herbert Hoover Foundation with major rebrand

A team of Tippie marketing students is helping spread the word about the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum’s $20M renovation project.