Tippie College of Business

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Looking back at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies

...and forward to the final commencement, for the College of Dentistry, May 26
UI graduates celebrated a series of commencements May 11–14. From the Carver College of Medicine to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hawkeyes cheered and shed some tears at the closing of an important chapter in their lives. Read a recap and check out some photos of the festivities.
José Diaz portrait

Graduating finance major promotes cultural understanding, competence

Diaz hopes to use finance career to help those who are underprivileged
José Diaz, from Melrose Park, Illinois, is graduating from the UI with a degree in finance and will soon be working at JPMorgan & Chase’s Chicago office. Diaz came from humble beginnings and is positioning himself to make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged and marginalized groups.

Honors Tippie team takes fourth in MBA case competition

A team of Iowa MBA full-time students finished in fourth place among 15 teams in a business analytics case competition sponsored by the Tippie College of Business.

UI to award honorary degrees to two outstanding alumni during commencement celebrations

Ted Waitt and Martín-José Sepúlveda will be recognized for their success, impact on lives around the world
The University of Iowa will award honorary degrees to personal computer pioneer Ted Waitt and corporate health and wellness innovator Martín-José Sepúlveda during spring 2017 commencement exercises May 12 and 13.
graduates at commencement

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 11, wrap May 26
About 4,800 UI students will receive their degrees at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which begin May 11 with the College of Pharmacy and end on May 26 with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will take place May 12–14. Read on for college-specific information, including links to live video.
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Commencement - May 13, 2017

Video: Tippie College of Business commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2017 UI Tippie College of Business commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held Saturday, May 13.
University of Iowa Tippie MBA Commencement - May 12, 2017

Video: Tippie MBA Program commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2017 UI Tippie MBA Program commencement ceremony is now available. The event was held May 12.

Improving teamwork with diversity

Tippie College of Business exercise shows students how acknowledging team members’ diversity helps them work better
Students in the UI Tippie College of Business are asked to explore how their diverse identities allow them to make unique contributions to the teams they are a part of. Lecturer Pamela Bourjaily designed the exercise, which has been used every semester since the fall of 2015.