Recent News

‘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.

Firms are less likely to share bad news when meeting with investors in groups. It’s not intentional.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Firms are less likely to share bad news when privately meeting with larger groups of investors, according to an award-winning study from the University of Iowa.

Partnership will fast-track Cornell College students to study finance at UI’s Tippie College of Business

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The University of Iowa and Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa have formed a new partnership that will streamline the process for Cornell College students to be admitted to the Master of Science in Finance program in the university’s Tippie College of Business.

Study shows that journalism matters in holding corporations accountable

Monday, March 8, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from a University of Iowa researcher, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.

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.

Celebrating Women Virtually: programming provided to empower for International Women’s Day and Month

Monday, March 8, 2021

University of Iowa organizations and institutions are providing programming that focuses on leadership and self-preservation throughout March in celebration of International Women’s Day and Month.

University of Iowa Native American Leadership Academy deals with technology difficulties, adds support

Monday, March 8, 2021

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Iowa's Native American Leadership Academy has adapted to Zoom to ensure their participants feel comfortable and develop trusting relationships. Tippie Professor Amy Colbert assists the public-health college with the leadership program. She joined the program in 2019 and helps program participants with leadership, personal development, and understanding feedback they receive in terms of leadership.