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Student studies UI effort to help sustainable entrepreneurs in Belize

February 21, 2017

Every year during spring break, University of Iowa faculty member Bob Walker takes a group of entrepreneurial students to consult with small-business owners in the village of San Pedro Columbia, Belize. Last fall, UI student Mackenzie Phillips visited on her own as part of a research assignment and found Walker’s efforts have made a big difference in helping Belizeans improve their livelihoods through sustainable entrepreneurialism.

UI announces it will be coal-free by 2025

February 20, 2017

With a little help from Tippie MBA students, the UI Power Plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet its goal.

EMBA degree prepared Tim Breitfelder for career leap

February 15, 2017

The thought of becoming a student again after at least a dozen years away from a collegiate campus can be daunting. Even someone with an impressive career in the financial field like Tim Breitfelder of Dubuque, Iowa, can be intimidated by group projects, study groups, and tests.

Teaching business to future doctors

February 10, 2017

A new program at the University of Iowa provides medical students with valuable business training, helping them practice skills they’ll need as professionals but aren’t apt to receive as part of a medical school curriculum.

Financial Times ranks Tippie MBA Program among the best

February 8, 2017

Tippie's Full-time MBA Program was once again ranked highly by the Financial Times.

Tippie: Helping celebrate 90 years

February 7, 2017

From a farm boy who delivered milk in the hills of Belle Plaine to an innovative businessman, entrepreneur, and benefactor who remembers his roots, it’s been an eventful 90 years for Henry B. Tippie.

Dive into data with a master's in business analytics

February 6, 2017

For some students, an M.S. in business analytics may be a better investment than an MBA, experts say.