Tippie Sustainability Case Competition (Competition Day)

Apr 6, 2024

07:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Pappajohn Business Building

21 East Market Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Tippie Sustainability Case Competition, April 5-6

The inaugural Tippie Sustainability Case Competition will challenge teams of UI undergraduate students to integrate knowledge from core business disciplines to solve a sustainability challenge facing organizations today. Students from all disciplines will have the opportunity to develop leadership and decision-making skills that will help them maximize economic, social, and environmental sustainability in their future jobs. The competition is presented by: Tippie Undergraduate Program Office (UPO), Tippie Senate, and the Tippie Social Impact Community (SIC). The registration deadline is Thursday, March 28, at 11:59 p.m. Learn more and register now.

  • Open to all students and majors
  • Register with a team of four OR individually sign up to be assigned a team
    • Limit two Seniors per team
    • First 20 teams to register  are “in.” Sign-up ASAP to secure your team's spot!
  • PRIZE MONEY for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams!
  • Teams receive the case prompt (written by the Tippie Social Impact Community) on April 5 and get 24 hours to build their solutions for April 6 presentations.
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and catered dinner on Saturday, April 6, for competition participants.
  • Email tevin-robbins@uiowa.edu for more info!

In 2025, we will expand the Tippie Sustainability Case Competition to include teams from other universities across the US.

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 in advance at