Business Analytics masters students win the 2021 Frontier Co-op Case Competition

Friday, March 19, 2021

This March, sixty University of Iowa students participated the Frontier Co-op Case Competition, solving real-world sustainable business problems and competing for $4,000 in cash prizes.

Out of 22 finalists, Elias Escobedo-Gonzalez and Antonio Robles, two students earning their master’s in business analytics at the Tippie College of Business, took first place and won $1,200 for their solution to improving employee well-being during COVID-19.

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.

College students accounted for in latest COVID-19 relief package

Monday, March 8, 2021

College students claimed as dependents will be included in the next round of stimulus checks, once President Joe Biden signs the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. Sarah Frank, a lecturer of economics in the Tippie College of Business, said these stimulus checks have a dual purpose of helping families who are struggling while also injecting more money into the economy.

Virtual study abroad in Italy receives positive response and unexpected benefits

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Nearly two dozen University of Iowa students had the opportunity to travel virtually to Italy over the winter term, thanks to the Virtual International Business in Italy course offering through the Tippie College of Business.

The Gazette: A conversation with UI assistant professor Beth Livingston

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business assistant professor Beth Livingston has spent 15 years studying spousal/partner negotiation, and she’s a frequent human resources consultant for local businesses. Her background makes her uniquely qualified to offer advice for individuals and companies navigating the new—and sometimes tough—work arrangements created as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Priority shipping: Vaccine or holiday packages? Panel tackled this and other obstacles.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Tippie's Business Analytics Department hosted a panel discussion with representatives from Operation Warp Speed and UI Health Care to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Tippie graduate students collaborate with Neighborhood Finance Corporation

Friday, December 11, 2020

Throughout the pandemic, three students at Tippie’s Professional MBA and Part- Time Analytics programs in Des Moines have volunteered their time to help families find a home.

Fearless Midwestern neighborliness

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Whether it is a tornado, a flood, or a global pandemic, Midwestern neighborliness is always a constant. In mid-March when it felt like the whole world was shutting down, certain everyday commodities shot up in demand, including toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Seeing the intense need, Scott Bush (BBA96) and his team at Foundry Distilling Co. just wanted to do something to help. They decided to explore how they could divert its lucrative distilling operation into creating hand sanitizer for the Des Moines-area community.

Fearlessly tackling professional and personal disruptions with the Hawkeye spirit

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

There’s a temptation to think that if we check all the boxes, do the workouts, set the right amount of money aside, make the right decisions, we’ll always be happy and successful in life and business. Hardship won’t touch us. Yet the wisdom of years teaches otherwise. With experience and maturity, we learn challenges are inevitable and, even more, can be an instructive and formative part of life. It’s how we approach and weather the challenges that makes or breaks us.

How food and drink establishments are faring across Iowa during COVID-19

Monday, November 30, 2020

COVID-19 has brought forth many unexpected changes and complications for businesses on the national and local scale. Iowa Public Radio's River to River dives deep into COVID-19's impact on Iowa restaurants, pubs and cafes, including a check in with Executive Director of the Iowa Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and Tippie clinical professor of management and entrepreneurship David K. Hensley.