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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.

After Women's March, can a march become a moment locally?

February 5, 2017

Ion Vasi, an associate professor in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business who studies social movements and political sociology, said movements can fall apart for a number of reasons, including fracturing of leadership and loss of momentum.

Teaching is messy. We need to embrace that.

February 1, 2017

People are profoundly social creatures by nature. We need each other, perhaps most of all because we have so many things to learn from one another. But our humanness also means that learning is fundamentally a mess, complex process.

How do you shrug at someone via text?

January 30, 2017

Social media has become an increasingly powerful tool for businesses to build their brands, and a Tippie faculty member is studying how some use language to do it well *high five* while others do it Just. Plain. Bad.

Returning to college 22 years later for an MBA degree

January 30, 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.

Upsides and downsides of minority share acquisitions

January 27, 2017

Minority share acquisitions of a firm by a direct competitor reduce competition and raise prices, many of the same effects as a full takeover, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.

Financial literacy program helps students facing barriers manage money

January 27, 2017

A handful of Hawkeye students visit the class at City High on a weekly basis, educating the high schoolers on money management.