175 years: Black and gold history

Monday, November 22, 2021

This is the 175th academic year at the University of Iowa. 2021 also marks 100 years since the business school was elevated to college status. To commemorate these huge milestones, we are taking a look back—literally in photographs, with a flashback tour of Phillips Hall, and in the story of a pioneering accounting alumna you may have never heard of—Mary E. Murphy (BSC27). Come along for the ride back in time!


Black Diamonds: Q&A with Vail Resorts Accounting Manager Wynn Tan (BBA18)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Q&A with Vail Resorts Accounting Manager Wynn Tan (BBA18)

Hitting all the fairways

Monday, November 8, 2021

The University of Iowa’s strengths in accounting, writing, and athletics provided Stephanie Herzog (BBA21) the perfect place to succeed as a student, creative writer, and Hawkeye golfer.

Financial sleuth: Shawn Fox always finds the money

Monday, November 8, 2021

Shawn Fox (BBA96) is glad he was an attentive student. Advice from now Emeritus Associate Professor Richard Tubbs not only saved him from possible prison time, but set him on track for an exciting career, one in which he often plays the leading role in courtroom drama and fraud investigations.

Working behind the scenes to get you Clorox wipes

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Meet Ling Yan, Clorox's director of international tax and M&A

Jennifer Ward the Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020

Each year, we recognize one of our distinguished graduates for their professional achievements and service to the college and our department. We are pleased to announce Jennifer Ward as our 2020 winner.

Less is more: 2021 Sullivan Scholar in Residence Terri Yohn

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Terri Yohn argues that more disaggregation is not better.

“Why go through all the accounting gymnastics, if its not going to help you forecast better?” she asked faculty and Ph.D. students in a lecture at the Tippie College of Business in September. Yohn is a professor at Emory University and pioneering accounting researcher.

Before her time: A deep dive into the epic history of Mary E. Murphy (BSC27)

Monday, October 18, 2021

The story of Mary Elizabeth Murphy (BSC27) is one of family, wanderlust, and success. It’s a story as old as Iowa City itself and a testament to where higher education can take you. But above all, it’s a story of firsts—including her becoming the first woman CPA in the state and the first accounting Fulbright Scholar in the world.

Chris A. Cox named 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Chris Cox (BBA89) is as Iowa as it gets. He grew up on a farm in south central Iowa near Van Wert and is still active in the family farm. He is also a high-level accounting executive who stays connected with his alma mater and the winner of the 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year award.

Daniel W. Collins awarded Hancher-Finkbine Faculty Medallion

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tippie College of Business accounting professor Daniel W. Collins (BBA68/PhD73) has been honored with the 2021 Hancher-Finkbine Faculty Medallion. The award, the most prestigious at the University of Iowa, recognizes individuals of extraordinary ability and potential. Collins received the honor April 20, 2021 in a virtual ceremony.