Due to severe flooding in the Cedar Rapids area, there will be some changes to the Professional MBA and Business Analytics class locations during the week of 9/26.
Junior Achievement of Central Iowa's board has hired Ryan Osborn as the organization's new president, effective Oct. 17. Osborn, who has been director of advancement at Dowling Catholic High School for the past six years, currently serves on the JA of Central Iowa board of directors. Osborn has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa, a Master of Education degree from Loyola University, and will receive an MBA from UI's Henry B. Tippie School of Management.
Sarah Gardial, dean of the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa, says that even when her university is doing a good job attracting a diverse freshman class, the business school typically doesn’t see a similarly diverse group of incoming students.
Eric Nuss, a Tippie Executive MBA alum of 2012, on designing the Dental Business Institute to help participants learn, and actually experience, the business side of growing a successful practice.
Information systems was once a relatively sleepy undergraduate major at the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa, despite being taught by a sophisticated team of professors with expertise in applied mathematics, computer science and engineering. That all changed a few years ago when Nick Street, the chair of the school’s management sciences department, and his colleagues realized they were sitting on top of a huge untapped opportunity.
Students in the Business Analytics Academy, a part of the Tippie College of Business’ full-time M.B.A. program, will soon have a more competitive edge to their degrees now that it has been designated as part of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics program.
Tima Bansal, professor at the Ivey Business School in Canada, is visiting the Tippie College of Business on October 4-5 to discuss how businesses can make sustainable changes that can positively affect the community.