United Tech closes in on $20B purchase of Rockwell Collins

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Amrita Nain, associate professor of finance, is quoted in this Des Moines Business Record article about the possible acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies Corp.

2017's best & worst states for teen drivers

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

To help parents ensure their teens’ safety while also safeguarding their finances, WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in each of the 50 states using a collection of 21 key metrics. Our data set ranges from number of teen driver fatalities to average cost of car repairs to presence of impaired-driving laws. Read on for our findings, expert commentary and a full description of our methodology.

The bulge bracket rush: Banks seeking earlier access to biz undergrads

Monday, March 6, 2017

Recruiting for internships at banks is occurring earlier than ever.

The Hawkinson Institute of Finance: A student perspective

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Here Grayson Zaun and Taylor Wingert, finance students at the Hawkinson Institute of Finance, Tippie College of Business of the University of Iowa, share their experiences and goals regarding investment banking. Smart young people...we should all be proud.

Balancing business and basketball

Monday, December 5, 2016

As a Hawkeye women’s basketball player, direct admit to the Tippie College of Business, finance and accounting major, and an Academic All-American, it’s clear that Ally Disterhoft doesn’t shy away from a challenge.

Flipping a large enrollment classroom with Canvas

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

When it was first announced that the University of Iowa was planning to pilot Canvas as part of Unizin, Jon Garfinkel, finance professor at the Tippie College of Business, realized this could be just the opportunity he needed to try flipping his new undergrad course.

Down in the valley

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Tippie College of Business’ Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance trains UI students for careers in corporate finance, and more and more of them are looking to California’s booming San Francisco Bay Area to get their careers started. 

Business schools tackle ‘messy’ real-time corporate issues

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Business schools are moving away from the case-study method -- the long-held standard of business education -- and asking students to resolve actual corporate dilemmas in real time.

Cities try to regulate Airbnb in Iowa

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Airbnb, a marketplace for people to list and rent vacation homes and rooms to stay, was founded in 2008 in San Francisco. As the service grows in popularity in the state, cities in Iowa including Clear Lake, West Des Moines, Fairfield and Coralville are looking to regulate its use. "There is a great demand for this type of service. It was founded as a means to accommodate people during large business conventions," explains Art Durnev, a professor of finance at the University of Iowa. 

Amrita Nain dives into decision making research

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The realm of finance is like a body of water; one moment it is turbulent and choppy and at other times it resembles the smoothness of glass.