Recent News

Where's My Stuff? Understanding global supply chain disruptions

Friday, December 3, 2021

Back in spring 2020, consumers had trouble finding toilet paper and hand sanitizer while trampolines and exercise equipment became scarce. With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, some of the shortages of supplies and delays on certain goods seemed reasonable. But now, nearly two years into the pandemic, there is still lag time on getting everything from new cars to new furniture. 

A Message from the Dean

Friday, December 3, 2021

It's time to pause and catch our breath. As 2021 draws to a close, we prepare to flip the calendar and begin a fresh start. Yet, so many of the strains of these last two years continue to affect our lives. At Tippie, we’ve hustled and innovated and dug deeper than ever before. You have too. 

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Celebrates a Quarter Century of Innovation

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Once a state of small businesses, many did not survive the farm crisis and the economy was struggling as a result. John Pappajohn (BSC52) wanted to change that. An inveterate entrepreneur and venture capitalist, he knew the importance of small businesses to an economy. So, in 1996, he donated $1.5 million to establish the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Iowa to help revive the startup spirit, along with funding to create centers at four other universities and colleges in Iowa. 

Education for Employment, Tippie collaborate to train Saudi women in business

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The University of Iowa and Education for Employment are partnering to launch a project that provides demand-driven entrepreneurship training to 50 Saudi women.

Tippie Diversity Committee - December Update

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

December 2021 Update from the Tippie DEI committee.

Labor, supply shortages in retail persist for Black Friday

Monday, November 29, 2021

Disruptions in the supply chains of many businesses continue and they mean there is an increased need for consumer flexibility when holiday shopping this year.

Black Friday shoppers may see higher prices and emptier shelves this year

Monday, November 29, 2021

Black Friday may not have as many saving opportunities as in years past, according to University of Iowa Tippie College of Business professor Jennifer Blackhurst.