Recent News

A 'gateway' for business education

June 21, 2016

The Tippie Gateway’s second session will be held June 27–July 1 with 35 high school juniors, most from Iowa, all from minority or low-income groups, and many who will be first-generation college students.

50 Mandela Fellows coming to Iowa from Africa

June 17, 2016

Fifty young government and business professionals from Africa are coming to Iowa this weekend for a six-week long fellowship with two universities.

Helping cities prepare for growth

May 31, 2016

A researcher from the University of Iowa thinks changes in vegetation might provide powerful signals for policy makers, and he is developing a tool using data analytics to sound the alert.

I'm betting on the 2016 election: here's how

May 20, 2016

There are two legal betting platforms for the upcoming presidential election - PredictIt and the University of Iowa's Iowa Electronic Markets. 

It's hard to predict a movie's profitability, but you learn some lessons along the way

May 16, 2016

Two researchers at the University of Iowa are trying to use data to determine what types of films are most likely to rake in returns. Business school professor Kang Zhao and doctoral student Michael Lash considered more than 100 elements to help them create an algorithm to forecast profitabilityincluding director, actors, genre, even keywords.

University of Iowa students team up with Fox Sports, BTN

May 16, 2016

A group of 16 students, through the UI Tippie College of Business’ Marketing Institute, worked with “Fox Sports University” on a project aimed at identifying ways young people consume media.

Business analytics case competition a success

May 11, 2016

Tippie College of Business hosted a case study competition where some of the brightest graduate analytics students in the country came together and solved a real-world business problem.