Recent News

UI's next business dean faces shifting demands

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Sarah Gardial will be a hard act to follow as dean of the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, but those invested in the college’s success say her replacement will need to continue the work of adapting to the changing demands of both business and students, while keeping fundraising levels high enough to attract world-class faculty and researchers.

Kristof-Brown named interim dean of the Tippie College of Business

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Amy Kristof-Brown, senior associate dean and Henry B. Tippie Research Professor in Management for the Tippie College of Business, has been named interim dean by UI Executive Vice President and Provost Montserrat Fuentes pending approval by the Board of Regents. Kristof-Brown will begin as interim dean in March 2020 and will serve in this role until a new dean is named following Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial’s departure.

Bedard of Frontier Co-op receives Iowa Business Leadership Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Oscar C. Schmidt Iowa Business Leadership Award was presented to Tony Bedard, CEO of Frontier Co-op, on Nov. 13 at a reception at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. The award was established in 1980 to recognize outstanding Iowa business leaders.

Tippie alum Larry Hershberger receives Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award

Monday, November 18, 2019

Larry Hershberger (BBA66) is no stranger to awards. When he was a Marine during the Vietnam War, he received the Navy Commendation Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service and Campaign Medals, and the National Defense Service Medal. On November 14, the University of Iowa highlighted Hershberger’s efforts with a Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award at a ceremony in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

Army Accountant: From a Black Hawk Pilot to Black and Gold Alum

Friday, November 15, 2019

Lt. Matt Slykhuis’ (MAc19) career change was made possible by a Masters of Accounting degree.

Why the ‘life-changing magic’ of tidying up feels so hard

Friday, November 15, 2019

Tidiness expert Marie Kondo has sold millions of books touting her KonMari Method, the “life changing magic” of clearing out the stuff in our homes. Her Netflix show often centers on the emotional struggle participants have in just letting go. Tippie marketing professors Jing (Alice) Wang and Catherine A. Cole have identified one source of the emotional struggle: loneliness.  

Hometown Hawkeye: Eric Gantz of Verena Street Coffee

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Read about Eric Gantz, co-founder of Verena Street Coffee.