A tale of four institutes: powerful experiences and networks prepare students for careers

Thursday, June 13, 2019

In the Tippie College of Business, a powerful mechanism exists for providing its students with real-world experiences and relationships that lead to careers. Four student-focused institutes forge networks and experiential learning that advance classroom knowledge to the next level. The Hawkinson Institute, Marketing Institute, Tippie Analytics Cooperative, and Vaughan Institute for Risk Management and Insurance all support the professional development of students. Participating students expand their industry-specific knowledge, plus, they emerge with strong skill sets that appeal to employers in several sectors—banking, marketing, business analytics, and insurance.

UI experts help Iowa businesses stay on the analytics cutting edge

Thursday, 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.

Tippie Analytics Cooperative convenes inaugural advisory council

Thursday, November 2, 2017

With data science and analytics jobs projected to grow at an explosive rate across the United States, the Tippie College of Business has long been taking steps to position itself as a top-5 program in business analytics and information systems. This Friday, the college will convene the first meeting of the Tippie Analytics Cooperative Advisory Council.

UI study suggests membership in an online support group can help smokers kick the habit

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study from the University of Iowa and the Truth Initiative, a nonprofit anti-tobacco organization.