Register for the 2022 Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference on October 7th

2022 Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference

  • Friday, October 7, 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM in
  • W401 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)

The George D. Smith award-winning Department of Business Analytics is hosting the 4th annual Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference.

This free event includes speakers from Salesforce, RSM, Delta, and professionals in various stages of their career. Come join us for an inspiring day and learn how you can use data to improve how things work and help people.

The event is offered to students from ALL majors as an opportunity to find out what it’s really like to work as a woman in data analytics and see how ANY student can enter the field. Register now and enjoy meeting some truly inspirational people. Breakfast and lunch included.

Register Directly at:

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Shannon Henderson in advance at 319-335-3496.


Are you graduating in December? Use this helpful graduation checklist to ensure you’ve successfully RSVP’d for the event and filled out a degree application.

December 2022 commencement

  • Degree Application- Deadline- September 30th, 2022
  • RSVP- November 10th, 2022

Make sure to fill out your degree application for this May plus RSVP to “opt-in” to this year’s ceremony! Use this helpful graduation checklist to review all items needed to prepare for your graduation ceremony:  

Tippie College of Business Commencement

Saturday, December 17th, 2022 – use this helpful link to find event details:



Looking for Statistics and Information? Try Statista!

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Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.

Use it to find:

Statistics – Includes data on: companies, countries, products, demographics, advertising, etc.
Industry reports -A variety of industries, including popular categories such as: Sports & Recreation, Consumer Goods and FMCG, Media & Advertising, Technology & Telecommunications, and Internet
Dossiers (collections on a specific topic) – On about 80,000 popular topics. Provided in PowerPoint format
Infographics – new Infographics released daily

Tips for searching – Use the search box to do a keyword search
Within a search use the left sidebar to limit your search to Statistics, Studies, Dossiers & Industry-Reports, Topics, or Infographics.

Statista is really fun to browse as it is so visual.

Mouse over the drop down menus “Our Services”, “Markets & Topics”, and “Infographics” to further explore this database.

Want help using Statista? Contact the Business Librarians, Willow, Kim, or Maddi, and set up an appointment.

Apply now for Tippie Thrive Advisory Board

Are you a student who believes emotional and mental health are critical components to your success as a student and future business professional? Consider applying to join the inaugural Tippie Thrive Advisory Board!

Tippie Thrive is a program developed in partnership with the University Counseling Services (UCS) embedded location and Undergraduate Program Office (UPO) at the Tippie College of Business (TCOB). The mission of Tippie Thrive is to build emotional resilience and student success by providing opportunities for awareness, reflection, education, and support of the mental and emotional needs of students through peer connections.

We are currently looking to recruit a diverse group of people who are committed to decreasing the stigma related to emotional and mental health by coordinating events, programming, and workshops to support Tippie students. Our current plan is to structure the Tippie Thrive Advisory Board to include the following positions:

6 Students Selected via Application/Interview
Tippie Senate Representative
DEI Ambassador Representative
Faculty Representative
UCS Representative – Kati Schneider
UPO Representative – Adrienne Maxwell

You must thrive in working in a team environment and maintain flexibility while serving on the inaugural Tippie Thrive Advisory Board. You can expect one hour biweekly Thrive Advisory Board meetings and participation in Thrive programming starting in the spring 2023 semester. This will be a paid position. You can find more details on our website including the full job description and online application.

Thank you for your support of Tippie Thrive! We are excited to bring this innovative approach to mental and emotional health to all Tippie students, faculty, and staff this year. Should you have any questions you can reach out to the primary coordinators for Tippie Thrive, Kati Schneider and Adrienne Maxwell.

Support Groups through UCS

University Counseling Service offers many support group for students across campus. A support group can be a space for students with marginalized identities to meet people with similar experiences, form connections and receive emotional support. Students may drop in whenever they want to and with any intervention students who attend support groups regularly tend to benefit more.

Goals of support groups include, talking openly about personal feelings and thoughts, developing a sense of connection and belonging, reduce feelings of loneliness, isolation and stress, improve skills to cope with stress, and process collective trauma related to shared identities. For more information on support groups offered this fall click here.

Tippie Buddies Program- Join Today!

Tippie International Buddy Program

Application Deadline: September 23

Apply Here:

Experience a new culture at Tippie while sharing your culture with someone new. International Buddies at Tippie places international and domestic students in small groups based on mutual interests. There are events throughout the semester, and you will regularly meet up with your small group for dinner, coffee, studying, or anything that you enjoy doing.


New PBB Sculpture Dedication – Visit with the Artist

On Friday, September 23, the Tippie College will dedicate the new courtyard sculpture (called “Natural Pearl”) at 3 pm. Following the courtyard ceremony, there will be a “Conversation with Nigel Hall” in W401 at 3:30 pm. Stanley Museum of Art Director Lauren Lessing will interview British artist Nigel Hall. A reception will follow in the 4th floor of the BizHub. And make sure you check out the six drawings from Nigel Hall on display in the west reading room of the BizHub. For the next month, there are several smaller Nigel Hall sculptures on display in the Tippie Dean’s Office, the UPO Office, the Office of International Programs, and in the Art Library in Art Building West. Our thanks go to Dean Emeritus Gary Fethke and his wife Emeritus Professor Carol Fethke for their contributions of art to PBB.

“Natural Pearl”
by Nigel Hall

The Career Fair is Next Week! Are you ready?

You do not want to miss our All Majors Career Fair happening on Thursday, September 22 from 11am-4pm in the IMU Main Lounge & 2nd Floor Ballroom!

We’ll have 167 organizations in attendance all looking to connect with YOU!

Download Handshake: First and Foremost, if you haven’t downloaded the Handshake mobile app, now is the time…

Research employers, check out the map, and plan your day.

QR Code to Download the Handshake App




Attend a prep event:

September 19 or 20 – Do’s, Don’ts and Donuts, C310 PC from 2 – 3pm

September 19, 20, or 21- Career Carnival: Preparing for the Career Fair, Kautz Plaza, Anne Cleary Walkway anytime between 10am – 2pm

CIMBA Open House

Join CIMBA on Monday, September 19th from 4-5pm in W401 PBB to talk with alumni, staff, and academic advisors to learn more about the CIMBA program. Chat with us over pizza and visit stations to discuss finances, travel, and academics. This is a great opportunity to get any questions you might have answered and enjoy some free food!

Spots are limited – please RSVP with the link below! We look forward to seeing you there.

You can also explore our website in the meantime for additional information.:

Use Academic Support Early and Often!

You may feel like the semester just started, but there is no better time to start using academic support resources for your courses! Supplemental Instruction (SI) is available for Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Reasoning for Business, Statistics for Business, and many non-business courses. The Math Lab and Statistics Lab are also great resources for all MATH and STAT courses. And of course do not forget about our Tippie resources like the Frank Business Communication Center and Accounting TA Help Labs!

Check out Tutor Iowa for more information about private tutors, academic tips videos, and more. Contact your academic advisor if you have questions about academic support.

“The Business of Risk Management: A Prospective on Working in the Insurance Industry,” on Thursday, September 22, from 4-5 PM.

Every business decision involves risk and every business needs to find a cost-efficient way to manage its risks. There is a whole industry that provides support and great career opportunities, especially here in Iowa where risk management and insurance accounts for 11% of the state’s GDP. These are rewarding careers in which Tippie graduates can make a difference and help businesses and individuals stay out of trouble.

In this session, we will hear from Tippie alumni about industry trends, the changing risk landscape and how insurance helps address cyber and other new risk exposures, new technology and innovation in the industry, their stories and their advice on how to start a successful career in risk management.

Zoom Link: