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Alum ensures Tippie students are ready for what's next

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Maria Turner (BBA86) is an accounting executive who uses data mining and blockchain strategy to help her clients optimize profitability. She's bringing her expertise back to Tippie in an effort to prepare the next generation of accountants for an industry that today is dominated by computer-generated data.

The business of business schools

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Paying for college is a constant worry for many students (and parents), and it’s easy to blame universities for being bloated and inefficient. Maybe if Iowa had kept its old World War II-era Quonset hut classrooms and skipped the rec center with climbing walls, college would be more affordable, right? Not really. And here’s why.

Sue Taylor brings innovation and leadership skills to Gates Foundation

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Bill Gates created software that transformed the world forever. As chief information officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Sue Taylor (MBA01) enables digital transformation at the charitable foundation.

A decade of deanship for International Programs

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tippie lecturer and the director of the Institute for International Business, Dimy Doresca, refelects on Downing Thomas' impact on the university as he steps down as associate provost and dean of International Programs. 

Researchers find loneliness could contribute to over-spending, impulsive purchases

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Professor Alice Wang at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business has researched lonliness and its effect on consumer behavior, namely its connection to over-spending, impulse buying, and even over-eating.

'Next Big Thing' at Risk as Fewer Women, Minorities Get Patents

Monday, November 25, 2019

Plenty of women and members of minority groups are hoping to invent the next iPhone, blockbuster medicine, or top-selling toy, but too often they don’t get patents that would ensure they get paid for their ideas.

Culture clash could be to blame for UnityPoint, Sanford Health merger halt

Monday, November 25, 2019

A number of factors could have contributed to UnityPoint Health’s decision not to go forward with a formal partnership with a South Dakota-based system, even after months of discussions, experts say. But it may have come down to clashing cultures.