Tippie College of Business

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UI senior named Rhodes scholar

Jeffrey Ding excited to make the most of Oxford opportunity
Jeffrey Ding, a senior from Iowa City, was selected as one of 32 American Rhodes scholars on Nov. 22 from a field of 869 applicants; 90 are named worldwide.

Poets & Quants New view on MBA admissions at Tippie

Paul Pinckley, admissions and financial director in the Tippie College of Business' full-time MBA program, has a new view on the applicants he interviews after spending three years managing a ship that provides basic health care services in remote parts of Cambodia. 

Honors JPEC's Bowlus receives Women of Innovation award

Dawn Bowlus, director of the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, received an Iowa Women in Innovation Award during ceremonies in Des Moines Nov. 10.

See? I was right

New study shows people are reluctant to change their minds, even when facts don’t match what they believe
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that once we reach a conclusion, we aren’t likely to change our minds, even when new information shows our initial belief is likely wrong and clinging to that belief costs real money.

Sioux City Journal UI honors Iowa's first family of popcorn

The Tippie College of Business presented its Oscar Schmidt Iowa business leadership award to the family of Garry and Carlton Smith, owners and operators of the Sioux City-based American Popcorn Co., maker of Jolly Time popcorn. 

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Academic Panoramic: Snapshots of the UI student experience

In order to see the full academic picture found at the University of Iowa, you’ll need to look in all directions. Academic Panoramic provides a look at a cross section of the UI educational experience, from philanthropy and public health to theatre arts and sports analytics.
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Academic Panoramic: Sports as statistical springboard

First-year honors seminar introduces mathematical techniques via athletics scenarios
Should a football team “go for it” on fourth down or punt the ball away? How in the world do you build the optimal fantasy football team? Jeff Ohlmann uses these scenarios as springboards toward better understanding of mathematical techniques and statistical probability in his first-year seminar, Sports Analytics.
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Academic Panoramic: Research, at a glance

Facial expression software just one of the cutting-edge, market-research tools for Tippie marketing students
Anyone who’s walked through the Pappajohn Business Building in recent months has been a part of the Tippie College of Business’s Contemporary Topics in Marketing class.
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Zigging your way to profitable investments

UI study finds funds that invest against the herd see better performance
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that so-called contrarian investment funds far outperform their herd-fund rivals in several performance measurements and that their managers have found ways to gather information that other managers haven’t figured out.

Honors Marketing students take top honors at case competition

Tippie College of Business students Cassandra Hansen and Dolan Guhin recently captured first place in the American Marketing Association’s AcuRite Digital Marketing Competition, held earlier this month at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.