Recent News

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

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.

Cost-cutting not a factor in full-time MBA phase-out, Gardial says

August 30, 2017

This Des Moines Business Record article is a follow-up to a webinar held on August 30 regarding the phase-out of the Full-time MBA Program in the Tippie College of Business. Dean Sarah Fisher Gardial is quoted.

Vaughan Institute receives international honor

August 29, 2017

The Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance receives Global Center of Insurance Excellence designation. 

Reports of Rockwell Collins acquisition continue

August 29, 2017

Yiming Qian, associate professor of finance, is quoted in this Cedar Rapids Gazette article about the possible acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies Corp.

UI alumna Sellers appointed U.S. president of United Way Worldwide

August 28, 2017

Mary Sellers, a 2007 MBA graduate, recently was appointed U.S. president of United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit.

Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700 million

August 23, 2017

Finance Professor Tom Rietz, who researches probabilities, is mentioned in this piece about the upcoming $700 million Powerball jackpot.

University of Iowa's Tippie College to end Full-time MBA Program

August 22, 2017

The Wall Street Journal covered the news that University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business is ending its full-time MMBA program to focus on shorter, specialized degree programs. You must have a subscription to read the article online.