Student enrollment numbers remain steady in the midst of the pandemic

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Despite a worldwide pandemic and lots of uncertainty about the 2020-2021 school year, enrollment numbers at the Tippie College of Business are holding strong.

Entrepreneurs in Africa save the day for Iowa interns

Monday, August 24, 2020

Quick thinking by University of Iowa Tippie College of Business leaders arranged last-minute summer work experiences for students whose internships vanished in the pandemic haze.

What we can do about the devastation COVID-19 could wreak in low-income and developing countries

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Half a billion people in low-income countries could be pushed into poverty, according to the charity organization Oxfam. Dimy Doresca, lecturer and director of the Institute for International Business at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center weighs in on what we can do to help in this Des Moines Register Op Ed piece.  

Alumni gifts provide scholarships to 50+ Tippie College of Business students affected by COVID-19

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the economy well into the month of May 2020, it became increasingly obvious that financial hardship may prevent some Tippie students from returning to campus. The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business began a quiet effort that raised more than $115,000 in donations specifically for scholarships that will help students who have been affected by COVID-19.

Seeking control when everyone’s getting sick, consumers flock to the familiar

Friday, June 26, 2020

Sales of familiar brand name products increase during health emergencies like COVID-19 or influenza because they give consumers a sense of control over an uncontrollable situation, according to a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

A hand on the shoulder was good for business but COVID-19 changed everything

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Touching happens all the time in business settings. Colleagues and associates tap each other on the arm, touch their shoulders, or give pats on the back. Sometimes, if news is good, they even hug. It’s a way to get someone’s attention, offer congratulations, or persuade them.

Tippie alum Scott Bush steps up to help fight the pandemic

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Hawkeyes help. Scott Bush (BBA96) was on spring break when he learned life in Iowa was about to change. What he did next will be remembered for years to come.

Interim Dean Amy Kristof-Brown's 2020 commencement address

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Amy Kristof-Brown's speech for the virtual commencement ceremony for the Tippie College of Business graduates of 2020.

Chinese American volunteers like Tippie's Ying Yang help combat COVID-19 in Iowa

Monday, May 18, 2020

Tippie Assistant Professor Ying Yang was perhaps one of the Iowa City individuals most aware of news coming out of Wuhan Province in China at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Commencement Speaker Adam Goedken reflects on his time at Tippie

Monday, May 18, 2020

Tippie student Adam Goedken recorded this message to fellow students for the 2020 virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.