New college degrees give liberal-arts students more business courses

Friday, September 3, 2021

At the University of Iowa, the business school worked with the college of liberal arts to launch the college's enterprise-leadership major in 2015. Liberal-arts students take some practical business courses—including small-business accounting and business planning—but skip many classes that often don't appeal to nonbusiness students, such as negotiation and human-resource management. Instead, there are classes that offer less-traditional lessons in leadership, such as advocacy and social psychology.

Study shows that journalism matters in holding corporations accountable

Monday, March 8, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from a University of Iowa researcher, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.

Does the IEM already know who will win the 2020 election?

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Wall Street Journal's 2020 Election+Business newsletter mentions the Tippie College of Business' Iowa Electronics Market (IEM) as one of the predictors of the upcoming presidential election.