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Sweat equity: alumnus creates a workplace where employees can bloom

December 12, 2017

Today Bob Nicolls is the owner of Monarch Investment & Management Group, which specializes in the acquisition and management of investment grade, income-producing properties. Nicolls harnessed lessons along the way that taught him how to be financially successful and how to treat people well. Due to these efforts, Monarch was recently recognized by The Denver Post as a 2017 Top Workplace.

Companies need to be ready for #MeToo impact

December 12, 2017

This KCRG-TV9 video and print story discusses sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Assistant Professor Beth Livingston is interviewed.

Ask the experts: New Year's psychology

December 11, 2017

Bill Hedgcock, associate professor of marketing, has a few suggestions for keeping your New Year's resolutions. Read more in this WalletHub article.

Creating community: Tippie student thrives through peer mentoring program

December 11, 2017

Accounting major Karina Morales loves to be challenged. Little did she know that moving to her college of choice from Elgin, Illinois, a highly diverse community, would be so challenging—and so rewarding.

Managing mood: uncovering psychological bias in financial statements

December 8, 2017

Auditors, regulators, and investors, take note: A CFO’s state of mind can influence financial statements. Research published this year provides evidence that the loan loss provision—an important estimate of future loan charge-offs that banks make each quarter—can be affected by a CFO’s state of optimism or lack thereof.

UI experts help Iowa businesses stay on the analytics cutting edge

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.

From Big Four to Google: Amanda Miller (BBA02)

November 28, 2017

When Amanda Miller graduated with a degree in accounting and finance in 2002, she saw her career path clearly laid out before her. After two internships with KPMG while a student at Tippie, she had a job offer and the ambition to make partner at the Big Four firm.