Recent News

Hydroponic lettuce growing wins UI sustainability competition

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A team of UI students that grew dozens of heads of lettuce in PVC pipes via hydroponics was named the winner of the Frontier-Tippie Impact Competition this semester.

Tippie students win Alliant Energy case competition

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A team of marketing students from the Tippie College of Business recently took first place in the Alliant Energy University Challenge Case Competition, held at the University of Iowa April 9.

Students help Big Ten Network reconnect with millennials

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The 16 students are part of the Tippie College of Business’ Marketing Institute get practical experience by helping the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports, and Mediacom communications reach that generation across their digital platforms.

Some mutual funds aren't so mutually beneficial

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Mutual-fund investors are losing hundreds of millions of dollars in annual returns because of a potential conflict of interest in their fund’s management they probably don’t even know about, according to a newly published paper by a University of Iowa researcher.

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

For the past couple of months, a group of University of Iowa students has been growing lettuce in an unconventional way.

Giving a jump to electric cars

Monday, April 4, 2016

The UI’s Tippie College of Business chapter of the American Marketing Association will host Alliant Energy’s University Challenge Case Competition with teams from four other Iowa schools, all considering new ways to address the Cedar Rapids–based utility’s goal.

Some light reading

Monday, March 21, 2016

A University of Iowa economist is studying how obesity rates are affected in communities where restaurants publish the calorie counts of the food they serve, an effort that is part of a broader campaign to reduce the number of Americans who are overweight.