First person: growing my professional network

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Soon after graduating and accepting a full-time role in Greater Des Moines, I discovered that growing my professional network was not only important for my job, but that my career development depended on it.

Tippie alum Larry Hershberger receives Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award

Monday, November 18, 2019

Larry Hershberger (BBA66) is no stranger to awards. When he was a Marine during the Vietnam War, he received the Navy Commendation Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service and Campaign Medals, and the National Defense Service Medal. On November 14, the University of Iowa highlighted Hershberger’s efforts with a Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award at a ceremony in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

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.

Vaughan Institute in top 20 risk management and insurance programs

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AM Best has named the Tippie College’s Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance as one of 20 college programs doing the best job of preparing young people for careers in insurance.

Vaughan Institute designated a Global Center of Insurance Excellence

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The inaugural 20 universities and colleges designated a Global Center of Insurance Excellence includes the Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance in the Tippie College of Business.