Dec. 16, 2010
At A Glance
Tippie Accounting Department ranked among world’s best for scholarship
The Department of Accounting at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business was recently ranked among the world’s best for scholarship by the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Overall, the department was ranked 16th in the world, based on the number of research articles published by Tippie accounting faculty in the top 20 peer-reviewed scholarly accounting journals between 1990 and 2009.
The department was also highly ranked in several specialty fields, including third in tax accounting, ninth in financial accounting and 33rd in managerial accounting.
The AAA published the rankings in the current issue of the journal Issues in Accounting Education.
Segal awarded New Investigator Research Award
The award assists newly appointed faculty with primary or joint appointments in the colleges to advance their research. Segal is a UI associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, epidemiology and radiology.
Segal's research will focus on reducing the risk of disability due to knee osteoarthritis. In particular, he will evaluate whether low-intensity, resistance training coupled with partial blood flow restriction can improve quadriceps strength in women with risk factors for knee osteoarthritis.
More information about the award and Segal's project at http://cph.uiowa.edu/research/new-invest-award/.
Old Capitol Museum and Museum of Natural History to hold special holiday hours
The museums’ general operating hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Both museums will be closed Mondays and national holidays except as follows:
For more information on the Museum of Natural History, please call 319-335-0606 or visit its website: http://www.uiowa.edu/~nathist.
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