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BIG Ideas

Tippie faculty share six suggestions that could shake up society. You may find these spot-on or absolutely bananas, but we have no doubt they’ll start some interesting conversations.

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A Message from the Dean

Midwestern winters are so cold and long that many of us dream of, and sometimes get to take, an escape to somewhere warm and sunny. It’s often while on these journeys outside my everyday environment that my mind is also freed to think bigger.

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How to Think Like a Serial Entrepreneur

What do all serial entrepreneurs have in common? It’s likely they have burning curiosity and excitement for emerging markets, but at their core, they are certainly all adept problem solvers.  Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Read on for their expert advice.

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Shared Sisterhood is the New Lean In

In the aftermath of the #MeToo movement, Babson College Associate Professor Tina Opie emailed Tippie’s Beth Livingston and brought up the question: why haven’t Black and white women made larger collective advances in the workplace? To answer that question, they wrote the book "Shared Sisterhood."

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Blistering Speed

Formula One was for many years the forgotten child of automobile racing in the United States. But thanks in part to Netflix’s “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” docuseries, interest in F1 has exploded, with thousands of new fans in the United States. Like Jason Woodson (MSBA22).

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"Does this class require a paper?"

If you went to business school to avoid writing, you were in for a rude awakening when you started your first job. Entering the workforce with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally is something Tippie students are known for, and that’s not by accident.

Marci Chickering at Wellmark headquarters in Des Moines.

How to: Insure

Wellmark's Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer Marci Chickering (MBA94) answers Tippie's this/or/that questionnaire.

Hawkeye Pride

Jess McCulloh (BBA04) and her husband, Tim, were honored with the 2022 Tocqueville Society Award from the United Way of Central Iowa. They are the youngest couple to receive this prestigious award. McCulloh is a senior human resources consultant at Wells Fargo in Des Moines, Iowa.

“Caring for our community is a shared responsibility, and we are committed to doing our part.”

Read more alumni notes inside the issue

Tim and Jess McCulloh

Tippie Magazine is published semiannually for alumni and friends of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.

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