Tippie research: exchanging knowledge, making lives better, solving issues

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Among U.S. institutions of higher education, 62 hold the distinguished research university designation from the Association of American Universities (AAU), including the University of Iowa. Why is this important?

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.

Play well: designing the Lego digital experience

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Bret Schafbuch, BBA00, is living any Lego-obsessed kid’s dream. The Iowa native is now a senior manager of user experience and prototypes at the Lego Group headquarters in Billund, Denmark – a place where no one but Lego employees are allowed to enter if they are over the age of 12.

Former dean continues to impact Tippie students

Thursday, June 13, 2019

“I shall always regard the opportunity I have had to help shape the University’s future as one of the greatest privileges of my life….If I have one wish regarding the future, it is that you will choose to stay involved in the life and future of the college, as I plan to.”—George Daly, 1993

Research standouts: Gender in the workplace

Friday, June 8, 2018

The Tippie College of Business accomplished a major coup in the past two years when it hired three new assistant professors in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship (M&E) — Michele Williams, Rong Su, and Beth Livingston. Each woman is outstanding in her field of research, and serendipitously, what they have in common is an interest in gender research aimed at solving real-world business problems.

Communication: A common thread

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. students receive more opportunities than ever from the Frank Business Communication Center to learn the oral, written, and visual communication skills that will help them throughout their careers

Ups and downs of working internationally

Friday, December 15, 2017

Working outside the United States isn't for everyone, but these three Tippie College alumni are succeeding and share their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in this article.

Stepping outside the classroom a world away

Friday, December 15, 2017

UI students spent three weeks of their winter break in December 2016 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, learning how nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are stepping up to feed and meet the nutritional needs of millions of schoolchildren.

Executive MBA Program: Tippie celebrates 40 years of impact

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Executive MBA Program celebrates its 40th year in the Tippie College of Business.