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John Pappajohn on entrepreneurship in Iowa

Thursday, September 23, 2021

John Pappajohn, one of Iowa's most well-known philanthropists looks back at 25-years of sparking the start-up spirit in college students at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Iowa.

This is the secret benefit of an online MBA

Monday, September 20, 2021

The majority of adults have been working from home since the COVID-19 outbreak started. Now, with most executives planning for a future hybrid work option, remote work—for the most part—is here to stay. For MBAs, the COVID-19 pandemic had a similar effect with online education seeing an increase in popularityFortune recently examined how B-schools have adapted the online MBA education since COVID-19 started and how online learning will look in the future. Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown weighs in.

Tippie research finds industry response to SEC rule change could destabilize some money markets

Monday, September 20, 2021

A new Tippie study finds the COVID-19 related stock market decline of March 2020 showed that a five-year old SEC rule change can have a potentially destabilizing effect on some money market funds, which are supposed to be stable places to park cash.

UI to study automation impact on clerical work

Monday, September 20, 2021

Automation is changing everyone’s jobs, even secretaries and receptionists, office assistants, and mailroom clerks. But while numerous studies and think pieces have thought about how automation is affecting factory workers, engineers, or truck drivers, few have looked at how artificial intelligence will change clerical jobs. A $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to researchers in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business and College of Engineering will start the process of answering those questions.

Home food delivery still going strong for Iowa businesses

Friday, September 17, 2021

A study by the Marketing Institute at the University of Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie College of Business found online delivery services averaged 25 percent growth last year, but is predicted to grow by about 3.5 percent post-COVID-19, according to Peggy Stover, associate professor in the program.

NSF grant will study how automation affects clerical work

Friday, September 17, 2021

Automation is changing everyone’s jobs, even the secretaries and receptionists, office assistants and mail room clerks, but no major study has looked at how clerical work will be affected by technology. A $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to researchers at the Tippie College of Business will start the process of answering those questions.

Chris A. Cox named 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Chris Cox (BBA89) is as Iowa as it gets. He grew up on a farm in south central Iowa near Van Wert and is still active in the family farm. He is also a high-level accounting executive who stays connected with his alma mater and the winner of the 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year award.