Recent News

UI spin-out business captures gold medal in Inventors Hall of Fame

November 6, 2017

University of Iowa spin-out company SwineTech recently won the undergraduate gold medal at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Collegiate Inventors Competition in Alexandria, Virginia.

UI study suggests membership in an online support group can help smokers kick the habit

November 2, 2017

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study from the University of Iowa and the Truth Initiative, a nonprofit anti-tobacco organization.

Tippie Analytics Cooperative convenes inaugural advisory council

November 2, 2017

With data science and analytics jobs projected to grow at an explosive rate across the United States, the Tippie College of Business has long been taking steps to position itself as a top-5 program in business analytics and information systems. This Friday, the college will convene the first meeting of the Tippie Analytics Cooperative Advisory Council.

Some firms avoid labor contracts by selling unionized operations

October 31, 2017

Some firms avoid labor contracts by selling unionized operations, according to research done by Erik Lie, professor of finance.

Brown named American Psychological Association Fellow

October 30, 2017

Professor Ken Brown is named a fellow of the American Psychological Association.

New study suggests women are leading startups

October 28, 2017

CBS2/Fox 28 reports on a new business coming to NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, operated by a woman. Reporter interviewed MIchele Williams, assistant professor of management and organizations, who discussed the dearth of businesses owned by women.

Tippie Women’s Network connects leaders of today and tomorrow

October 25, 2017

Fostering female leadership in business is a priority for the Tippie College of Business. To help facilitate the connections that lead to mentorships, internships, and professional networks, Tippie is launching Tippie Women’s Network with an inaugural event 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the University Club.