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This season: Be specific in making that New Year's resolution

December 31, 2016

New Year’s resolutions should be those single steps that start us down the road to better health, stronger finances or a more fulfilling life, according to Eastern Iowa goalsetting experts.“You have the rest of your life to become a better version of yourself, so you might as well start slow,” said Mark Archibald, assistant director of the First Year Experience undergraduate program in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

The Hawkinson Institute of Finance: A student perspective

December 20, 2016

Here Grayson Zaun and Taylor Wingert, finance students at the Hawkinson Institute of Finance, Tippie College of Business of the University of Iowa, share their experiences and goals regarding investment banking. Smart young people...we should all be proud.

UI study finds whistleblowers prevent future financial misreporting

December 20, 2016

A recent study by a University of Iowa business professor claims to offer the nation’s regulatory community something that it hasn’t seen before: evidence that whistleblower programs not only flag current financial hijinks but also deter companies from playing fast and loose with the rules in the future.

This holiday season, beware shopping while lonely

December 18, 2016

For the past decade, Jing “Alice” Wang has been exploring the question: “What happens when consumers feel lonely?" There is a good amount of research already out there, Wang said, documenting how people who are lonely tend to engage in various impulsive behaviors that they often later come to regret.

Whistle-blowers spur companies to change their ways

December 16, 2016

Federal and state whistle-blower programs that award bounties to individuals providing tips about corporate fraud have grown in recent years. They are increasingly seen as a way to help understaffed regulators enhance their oversight of sprawling and complex corporations. New research by Jaron H. Wilde, assistant professor of accounting at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, has found a sharp and lasting drop in financial wrongdoing at companies that were subject to whistle-blower investigations.

Mentorship from accounting's best

December 15, 2016

In recognition of his years of mentoring, Dan Collins was the first faculty member to receive the Distinguished Ph.D. Mentoring Award from the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association.

Advanced Auditing course goes full-circle

December 9, 2016

Alum Ben Miller reconnected with the Tippie College of Business to enlist student help from the Advanced Auditing course.