Recent News

Welcome to the family: meet our four new accounting faculty members

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Meet the new four new accounting faculty members Dain Donelson, Adrienne Rhodes, Michael Durney, and Claire Quinto.

Four Questions for Laura Newinski

Sunday, November 22, 2020

As deputy chair and COO of KPMG U.S., Laura Newinski (BBA87) helps lead a firm focused on delivering top-notch audit, tax, and advisory services to clients in dozens of industries around the world. Growing up in Eldridge, Iowa, a small town near the Quad Cities, Newinski says she didn’t understand what a career in business would offer, and she credits her Tippie professors, her job in the University of Iowa treasurer’s office, and classmates for helping her to chart her own path.

Calm, cool, collected

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Allie Gilchrist is a Hawkeye gymnast specializing on the balance beam and floor exercises. The junior accounting student has a 4.11 GPA, which has earned  her a spot as a 2020 Academic All-Big Ten and a Distinguished Big Ten Scholar.  We caught up with her to ask about life in the classroom and Carver-Hawkeye arena.

Goodbye Jetlag: Brad Downes is bringing supersonic travel to the masses

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Brad Downes’ accounting degree took him to Wall Street and Groupon. His next big challenge: bring supersonic travel to the masses.

The weight of paper: How one piece of paper from Tippie changed a life

Sunday, November 22, 2020

It all started with a stack of papers piled high on a desk in Colotlán, Mexico. Young Anibal Mares Márquez (BBA20) looked at his accountant mother Carmen’s tower of work and was impressed.

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.

Why is Grant Wynia in the middle of the jungle?

Sunday, November 22, 2020

They had been on the bus for hours, the lush jungle a never-ending loop out the windows. And then suddenly, based only on a vague map from a 1950s book and a hunch, they got out.

Grant Wynia (BBA06/MAc07) and his brother Nic Wynia (BA03) had arrived in the tiny village of Santa Fe, Panama.