Recent News

New to business. New to college.

December 7, 2016

Tippie opens its doors to future students.

Flipping a large enrollment classroom with Canvas

December 7, 2016

When it was first announced that the University of Iowa was planning to pilot Canvas as part of Unizin, Jon Garfinkel, finance professor at the Tippie College of Business, realized this could be just the opportunity he needed to try flipping his new undergrad course.

Tippie student leaders: Making their mark after graduation

December 6, 2016

The 24 Tippie students who have won the UI’s Hancher-Finkbine Student Medallion or the Hancher-Finkbine Distinguished Student Leader Award have three things in common: they all excelled at learning, leadership, and loyalty during their time at the University of Iowa. Whether that was starting a nonprofit or creating a student government, each winner was inspired to make their mark—and that didn’t stop after graduation. Meet three of Tippie’s alums who received one of the awards and who have continued to make an impact.

Young Alumni Board encourages giving back early

December 6, 2016

Henry B. Tippie’s first contribution to the collee was $5, which he gave four years after he graduated in 1949. Just like Henry, members of the Young Alumni Board (YAB) are giving back to their college shortly after graduation—and at record rates

Balancing business and basketball

December 5, 2016

As a Hawkeye women’s basketball player, direct admit to the Tippie College of Business, finance and accounting major, and an Academic All-American, it’s clear that Ally Disterhoft doesn’t shy away from a challenge.

Tippie students advance to Deloitte national tax case competition

December 1, 2016

A team of UI accounting students recently won the regional championship of a tax case study sponsored by Deloitte, a national accounting and consulting service.

To take over, or not to take over a family owned business

November 28, 2016

David Hensley, executive director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Iowa, grew up in Atlantic in a family that owned a clothing store, which was a business spanning two generations. He says the decision to close a family business isn’t an easy one, but it’s a trend that’s growing more common in the state.