Tippie College of Business

mackenzie phillips speaking with people in belize

Student studies UI effort to help sustainable entrepreneurs in small Belize town

Every year, UI faculty member Bob Walker takes a group of entrepreneurial students to consult with small-business owners in San Pedro Columbia, Belize. Last fall, UI student Mackenzie Phillips visited on her own as part of a research assignment and found that Walker’s efforts have made a big difference.

Iowa City Press-Citizen UI teaches business skills to medical students

The University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine and Tippie College of Business have teamed up to offer classes that teach business basics to medical students so they have a better idea of the business side of medicine when they go into practice. 

Teaching business to future doctors

Tippie College of Business faculty teach business basics to students in the Carver College of Medicine
A new program at the University of Iowa provides medical students with valuable business training, helping them practice skills they’ll need as professionals but aren’t apt to receive as part of a medical school curriculum.
characters that look like a person shrugging

How do you shrug at someone via text?

UI researcher studying nonverbal communication online
Social media has become an increasingly powerful tool for businesses to build their brands, and a University of Iowa researcher is studying how some use “textual paralanguage” to do it well *high five* while others do it Just. Plain. Bad.

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