3 People / 3 Questions: Eden Simmer, Lisa Stange, & Lu Li

Thursday, May 6, 2021

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?

Why the financial industry is finally taking gender equality seriously

Sunday, May 2, 2021

“I know it’s supposed to be entertaining, but it just brings back memories,” she said.

Zaharis is a professor of practice at the Tippie College of Business and worked in mutual funds for 25 years managing $2 billion in assets. While Zaharis’ career trajectory is a success story, when she started, she felt compelled to wear a suit and tightly pull her hair back in an effort to fit in with her co-workers—men.

“I won’t be going back to that,” she said.And it appears, nor will the world.

Gloves up: Jose Duran is a fighter by trade

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Jose Duran (BBA20) was a scrawny 16-year-old kid staring up at what seemed like a monster in the ring at the Des Moines Police Boxing Club. It was Duran’s first career fight, and his opponent was 10 years older, several inches taller, and a whole lot faster.

Wait. Is that Chuck Norris?

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Startup Cameo had its breakthrough moment in 2020 and Tippie alum Garret Dunn (BBA13) was part of its rise.

Outrunning a tidal wave: What it's like to be a hospital COO during COVID-19

Sunday, May 2, 2021

When he was a middle schooler, Cory Mead (BBA11/ MHA13) got a staph infection that was so bad that it required multiple surgeries and a PICC line, measures that effectively saved his life.

More than a game: How Nicole Schmidt found a home for herself in baseball

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Dusty and exhausted after hours of play at the ball field, Nicole Schmidt (BBA06) relaxed in the passenger seat as her dad drove, feeling the breeze from the open window and listening to a baseball game on the radio.

Roberto Paniagua named 2021 Young Alum of the Year

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Roberto Paniagua (BBA11), an account executive at Google in Chicago, has been named the 2021 Tippie Young Alum of the Year.

Paniagua has been extremely involved in the life of the college since he began his studies in economics at the Tippie College of Business in 2007.

Business Analytics capstone project finds better outcomes for COVID-19 patients on a low dose aspirin regimen

Friday, March 19, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading globally, University of Iowa master’s student Zachary Veigulis (BA14/MS20) spent the summer of 2020 studying Veteran’s Affairs (VA) patient data to determine what factors affected patient outcomes when they contracted the virus.

‘Glass ceilings make great dance floors’: University of Iowa alumni joins female-founded company Bumble

Friday, March 12, 2021

University of Iowa alum Kyra Seay’s passion for making a difference for women led her to an executive position at Bumble, a dating app created by women.

Monday Memoir with Jeffrey Ding

Monday, February 1, 2021

The first Tippie Monday Memoir featured Tippie alumnus Jeffrey Ding (BBA16, Economics).