Honors in the Major Info Session TODAY – Monday, Sept. 9

Spring Undergraduate Research Festival

Are you interested in graduating with Honors at Tippie?  Come see us today!

This session helps to explain the pathways to Honors graduation as a Tippie student.  Learn about Honors in the Major, our Intro to Research in Business course, and how Honors in the Major helps you graduate with University Honors.

Meet Prof. John Murry, our Faculty Honors Director, and an Honors Ambassador currently pursuing Honors in the Major.  Register your interest in pursuing Honors in the Major, and get your questions answered!

This program is part of Tippie Launch and satisfies one of the event attendance requirements for newly admitted Standard Admit students.

For new Direct Admits, this event can satisfy a Tippie Two event requirement.

Monday, September 9
3:30 – 4:20
S401 PBB

The Frank Center Opens September 3rd!

The Frank Business Communication Center opens on Tuesday, September 3rd. Communication is consistently ranked among the top 10 skills employers look for when hiring. Develop the skills of a business leader by working with the Frank Business Communication Center to hone your writing, speaking, and visual design skills. Make an appointment now @ https://tippie.mywconline.com/

Email Frank Center Assistant Director Mark Petterson with any questions.

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International Business in Italy- Apps now open

Come learn more about the newest winter study abroad program: International Business in Italy

Info sessions:

  • Tues. 9/10 10am PBB W401
  • Thurs. 9/19  12pm  PBB S104
  • Wed. 9/25  12pm   PBB S104

Immerse yourself in Northern Italy over winter break and gain a unique firsthand perspective of the business decisions facing leaders in the Eurozone today. Dive deeper into the economics, finances, and geopolitics that impact not just the EU, but the U.K., the U.S., and the entire world through company visits, guest speakers, and cultural activities.

Program Highlights

  • 13 days in Northern Italy during holiday season (New Years and Epiphany)
  • Experience multiple towns, including Padua, Venice, Verona, Asolo, Bassano del Grappa, and Paderno del Grappa
  • Visit prominent local businesses and learn from industry guest speakers
  • Incorporate Italy’s international environment directly into classroom topics
  • Earn credit toward finance major or international global issues gen ed
  • Fulfill a portion of the International Business Certificate
  • Enjoy a cultural excursion days and free time to explore Italy
  • Scholarships available
  • Applications now open

Learn more

Questions? Email Stephanie-Fountain@uiowa.edu

Study Abroad 101- How to get started

Study Abroad 101

Curious about study abroad but don’t know where to start? Come to Study Abroad 101, where we will explore the steps to get started, including:

  • Tippie study abroad programs
  • Study Abroad Scholarships
  • Academic planning for study abroad
  • How to apply

September 5
1 – 2 p.m.
PBB S401

This event will count for the Tippie Launch Requirement.

 

Join Tippie Buddies — Apply by 9/16

International Buddies at Tippie is back for the fall semester!

 

As a buddy, you are paired with a student from another culture for a semester of social events and friendship.  This fall, we’ll be eating well, spending time off campus, and offering our downtown discounts for coffees and meals with your buddy.

Deadline to apply is Monday, September 16.

Kickoff will be Tuesday, September 24, with matches made soon before that.

 

Apply here!

Questions? joelle-brown@uiowa.edu

 

How to Add or Drop Classes through Monday, September 9

As of Tuesday, September 3 the following rules will apply through Monday, September 9.  This information is provided as a quick guide.  The Registrar’s Office publishes all policies related to adds and drops.    Please see the Registrar’s website for the full policies.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The last day to drop semester-length courses is Monday, November 4.

The processes below relate to semester-length, classroom-based courses:

Pre-Business Students

Add – with change of registration form.  Signature must be obtained from instructor and advisor.  Take form to UI Service Center at 2700 UCC for processing. Deadline is Monday, September 9 at 4:30pm.  After this date, add can only occur with Dean’s approval.

Drop – process is initiated in MyUI.  Authorization of advisor must be obtained.  Athletes and international students may require additional authorizations.  Drop can be completed in MyUI after authorization(s) obtained.  Course will be removed from transcript (no “W” grade will appear) if drop is completed by 11:59pm on Monday, September 9.  Authorizations must be requested by 4:00 on Monday, September 9.

Direct Admit Students and Transfer Students enrolled in first 2 semesters at UI

Add – with change of registration form.  Signature must be obtained from instructor and advisor.  Take form to UI Service Center at 2700 UCC for processing. Deadline is Monday, September 9 at 4:30pm.  After this date, add can only occur with Dean’s approval.

Drop – process is initiated in MyUI.  Authorization of advisor must be obtained.  Athletes and international students may require additional authorizations.  Drop can be completed in MyUI after authorization(s) obtained.  Course will be removed from transcript (no “W” grade will appear) if drop is completed by 11:59pm on Monday, September 9.  Authorizations must be requested by 4:00pm on Monday, September 9.

Standard Admit, Direct Admit, and Declared Majors enrolled in 3rd or later semester at UI

Add – with change of registration form.  Signature must be obtained from instructor only.   Take form to UI Service Center at 2700 UCC for processing. Deadline is Monday, September 9 at 4:30pm.  After this date, add can only occur with Dean’s approval.

Drop – process is initiated on MyUI.  Authorization of advisor is not required. Athletes and international students may require authorizations.  Course will be removed from transcript (no “W” grade will appear) if drop is completed by 11:59pm on Friday, August 31.  Authorizations (if needed) must be requested by 4:00pm on Monday, September 9.

 

International Entrepreneurship

Thinking about international entrepreneurship?  The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council is hosting a lunch and talk with Dr. Pol Herrmann, an Iowa State Professor of Entrepreneurship, THIS Wednesday, September 4 from 12-1pm at the Congressional Church in downtown Iowa City.  His talk is titled: “Challenges of International Experiences and Entrepreneurship.”

Attendance to the talk and corresponding lunch is free for Tippie students, but you must register! 

Upcoming Mock Interviews – sign up in Handshake

There’s no time like now to work on your interview skills before the Job and Internship Fair later this month- you’ll get better every time you practice. Sign up to do a Mock Interview through Handshake to interview with a volunteer recruiter to get relevant feedback on how you’re doing!

Upcoming Mock Interviews:

9/10 – Cottingham & Butler
– Northwestern Mutual – Chicagoherkyinterview

9/11 – Four Oaks Family & Children Services
– Ohnward Bancshares

 

To find upcoming Mocks, log into Handshake and go to Jobs and type Mock into the keyword search area. For assistance, call us at 319-335-1023.

Upcoming Employer of the Day – Week of September 3rd: Deloitte and John Deere Day

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming week.  Stop by their event or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organization!

More details on these employer visits can be found at Handshake, under the Events

The Employer of the Day for the week of September 3rd:

– Deloitte Meet & Greet – 10 am – 2 pm – West Galleria, Pappajohn Business Building

– John Deere Day – Seamans Center – 2nd Floor Lobby & Commons – 3-5 pm

London Calling! Application Due 9/6

Be part of the 20th Anniversary of a Tippie tradition—Study abroad in London during winter break.  This year we are offering three courses—FIN: 4340 Wealth Management, FIN: 4240 International Finance and MSCI: 3920 Supply Chain Management.  Students select one course to earn 3 s.h. of credit.  This course fulfills the Tippie RISE requirement.

To learn more, come to an information session:

  • Information Table on Tues., September 3 at 3-5 pm, Tippie Fest
  • Information Session on Wed., September 4-at 4-5 pm in C106 PBB

Website: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/london-abroad

The application deadline is Friday, September 6.  Questions?  Contact shari-piekarski@uiowa.edu

Tippie Launch – Week 2 Sessions

Tippie Launch (August 27th – September 13th)

Tippie Launch is a series of events to kick off the fall semester and promote the many activities, organizations, and resources available to you at the Tippie College of Business. All business and pre-business students are welcome—join us to further develop your network for academic, personal, and career success.  Attendance at two Launch events is required for all Fall 2019 standard admit students.  Check with your advisor if you have questions.

London Calling! Application Due 9/6

Be part of the 20th Anniversary of a Tippie tradition—Study abroad in London during winter break.  This year we are offering three courses—FIN: 4340 Wealth Management, FIN: 4240 International Finance and MSCI: 3920 Supply Chain Management.  Students select one course to earn 3 s.h. of credit.  This course fulfills the Tippie RISE requirement.

To learn more, come to an information session:

  • Information Table on Tues., September 3 at 3-5 pm, Tippie Fest
  • Information Session on Wed., September 4-at 4-5 pm in C106 PBB

Website: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/london-abroad

The application deadline is Friday, September 6.