Recent News

Managing mood: uncovering psychological bias in financial statements

December 8, 2017

Auditors, regulators, and investors, take note: A CFO’s state of mind can influence financial statements. Research published this year provides evidence that the loan loss provision—an important estimate of future loan charge-offs that banks make each quarter—can be affected by a CFO’s state of optimism or lack thereof.

UI experts help Iowa businesses stay on the analytics cutting edge

December 7, 2017

Bill Staib has five children and a foster daughter, all of whom pretty much ignored the piles of printed college recruiting material they received as high school students.

From Big Four to Google: Amanda Miller (BBA02)

November 28, 2017

When Amanda Miller graduated with a degree in accounting and finance in 2002, she saw her career path clearly laid out before her. After two internships with KPMG while a student at Tippie, she had a job offer and the ambition to make partner at the Big Four firm.

Eastern Iowa entrepreneurs featured on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

November 28, 2017

Dalton Shaull, 23, and Eric Pahl, 24, co-founders of Iowa City-based HealthTech Solutions, were named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for their app TXP Chat.

When the boss brings family problems to the office

November 16, 2017

An award-winning study from the Tippie College of Business finds that workplace supervisors who verbally abuse their employees often do so because they’re bringing problems from home to the office.

Top 25 best undergrad programs for entrepreneurs in 2018

November 15, 2017

The Princeton Review, in partnership with Entrepreneur, ranks the top undergraduate programs at universities. The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center ranks #17.

University of Iowa pursuing innovation center

November 14, 2017

University of Iowa pursues innovation center. Deman grows for entrepreneurship and the college is "bursting at the seams."