Merging a Love of Writing and Gaming

August 23, 2021

It’s common career advice: “Pursue your passion.” University of Iowa alumna Lauryn Ash pluralized the saying, weaving writing and gaming into her professional life.

The writer, game designer, and entrepreneur has worked on games such as Marvel’s Avengers and Dungeon Defenders II since graduating from Iowa in 2014 with a BA in English with a creative writing track, a BA in international studies, and a certificate in entrepreneurial management.

Tippie College of Business Name Changes Reflect Focus on Innovation and Data Analysis

April 18, 2019

The Tippie College of Business has renamed it's Department of Management and Organizations to the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship to better reflect the increasing visibility and importance of entrepreneurship. 

UI student-owned business wins prestigious startup competition

April 12, 2018

ABAL Therapeutics, a UI business that designs software providing therapy for children with autism, recently won the grand prize at Texas Christian University’s prestigious Values and Ventures business startup competition.

University of Iowa pursuing innovation center

November 15, 2017

The Tippie College of Business and Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center collaborate with Bruce Mau and the Massive Change network to create a new "Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation".

The evolution of Iowa City's economic development

March 10, 2017

The Iowa City Area Development Group was founded in 1984 and has since been working on improving local economic development.

Eye in the Sky Computes your Emotions

January 6, 2016

A new technology project located in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business is tracking the emotions of students, professors and other passersby.

U.S. News Ranks Tippie Among Nation's Best

September 10, 2013

According to the latest “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report magazine, the Henry B. Tippie College of Business is ranked 22nd among public business schools for 2014. Tippie ranked 21st in the 2013 rankings.

UI Names Hensley to Economic Development Post

September 20, 2012

David Hensley has been named interim associate vice president for economic development. Hensley will continue his job as the executive director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at University of Iowa, as well.

U.S. News Ranks Tippie 22nd Among Public Undergraduate Business Programs

September 22, 2015

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Tippie College of Business as 22nd of the best public undergraduate business programs. 

RAGBRAI is a classroom for UI entrepreneurial students

July 21, 2015

A group of students from the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center are interning with the city of Solon and its RAGBRAI committee to help local businesses take advantage of the opportunity for potential customers with thousands of cyclists passing through.