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.

The Gazette: Loneliness leads to 'unplanned,' 'impulsive' shopping habits, UI researcher finds

Monday, November 30, 2020

As many people lacking social contact during coronavirus begin the holiday shopping season, that loneliness could make a difference in their shopping habits. The more “socially deprived” someone is, the more likely the person is to buy more things, according to research from Jing “Alice” Wang, a marketing professor at the University of Iowa.

In memoriam: John Doyle Phillips Jr.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

John Phillips (PhD99) of Coventry, Conn. passed away earlier this year at the age of 61 after contracting COVID-19.

Virtual reality: A look back at 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020

2020 has been a year like no other. Undoubtedly, every single member of the Hawkeye family has felt the effects of COVID-19 in one way or another.