Henry Tippie rings New York Stock Exchange closing bell, makes exchange history

August 10, 2018

Henry B. Tippie, the namesake of the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business and lead director of global consumer and commercial services company Rollins Inc., will ring today's closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Read more in this Corridor Business Journal article (must have a subscription to read this).

Firms strategically tweet only good news

July 2, 2018

A new study from the Tippie College of Business confirms the expectation that publicly traded firms tend to strategically tweet financial information only if they have good news to report.

In the news

June 25, 2018

According to Assistant Professor of Accounting Scott Asay, his research indicates forward-looking statements still mislead investors, despite disclaimers.

RSM donates more than $157,000 to the college

May 8, 2018

Accounting Today notes that top 100 Firm RSM US announced that it has donated a $157,100 gift, via its RSM US Foundation, to the University of Iowa.

From Big Four to Google: Amanda Miller (BBA02)

November 28, 2017

When Amanda Miller graduated with a degree in accounting and finance in 2002, she saw her career path clearly laid out before her. After two internships with KPMG while a student at Tippie, she had a job offer and the ambition to make partner at the Big Four firm.

Beta Alpha Psi chapter receives top national honor

October 16, 2017

Beta Alpha Psi, a Tippie student organization, received Superior Chapter status for the 12th year in a row from the national accounting honor society.

Carter delivers lecture on urban revitalization, sustainability

October 3, 2017

Majora Carter delivers lecture on improving communities through sustainabie economic development.

Less readable disclosures can turn off investors

July 25, 2017

Research by Scott Asay reveals that less reader-friendly disclosures make investors uncomfortable and more inclined to use outside information about the company.

UI study finds whistleblowers prevent future financial misreporting

December 20, 2016

A recent study by a University of Iowa business professor claims to offer the nation’s regulatory community something that it hasn’t seen before: evidence that whistleblower programs not only flag current financial hijinks but also deter companies from playing fast and loose with the rules in the future.

Mentorship from accounting's best

December 15, 2016

In recognition of his years of mentoring, Dan Collins was the first faculty member to receive the Distinguished Ph.D. Mentoring Award from the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association.