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Two University of Iowa professors lead the way to address gender gaps in publishing of research

Friday, November 4, 2022
Emily Delgado | Iowa City Press-Citizen
Tippie professors Rong Su and Kang Zhao are trying to understand why gender gaps exist in scholarly research studies. They were awarded $289,000 from the NSF to find out why male researchers are published more often than women researchers.
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Railroad worker contract negotiations stall over lack of paid sick days

Monday, October 31, 2022
“This has been an issue of contention throughout the entire negotiation process,” said Jennifer Blackhurst of the University of Iowa. “I think it’s an issue focusing on the rights of the workers and the workers feeling good about how they’re treated as human beings.”
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Nick Street wins the Data Mining Prize from INFORMS for his lifetime achievement

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Tippie's Nick Street has won the highest award given by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Society on Data Mining.
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Professor Johannes Ledolter wins William G. Hunter Award

Monday, October 17, 2022
The statistics division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) honored Johannes Ledolter with the 2022 William G. Hunter Award.
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Concern grows as deadline for freight rail strike nears

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Daniel Perreault | KWWL
"When you think of our state's exports, in particular, the crop and agriculture-related imports and exports, the strike on the railways could have a really detrimental impact," Jennifer Blackhurst, a professor of business analytics at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business said.
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Tippie faculty study gender gaps in scientific research

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Noah Tong | Corridor Business Journal
Researchers from the Tippie College of Business have been awarded a $288,779 grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand why male researchers publish more papers on average and generate more citations than their female colleagues.
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NSF grant to help Tippie faculty study gender gaps in scientific research

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Tom Snee
Rong Su, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, and Kang Zhao, associate professor of business analytics, have received a $288,779 grant from the National Science Foundation to study why more male scientists publish papers and are cited more widely than female scientists.
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Spring 2022 Tippie Instructor Awards announced

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Six Tippie instructors have received recognition for outstanding teaching from student nominators: Jeff Ohlmann, Erin Nelson, Jim Chaffee, Ann Campbell, Rob Rouwenhorst, and Daniel Newton.
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Baby formula shortage hits Iowa harder than much of U.S.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Linh Ta | Axios Des Moines
The baby formula shortage is leaving shelves bare and causing panic among families and caregivers, particularly in Iowa. The scarcity is largely because of supply chain challenges linked to the pandemic and product recalls.
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When will the baby formula shortage improve?

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Scott Carpenter | KCCI
The Food and Drug Administration and Abbott Labs reached an agreement to reopen one of the largest baby formula plants in the country. Production could start at Abbott Labs location in Michigan in about two weeks, but how did this happen? Jennifer Blackhurst, a professor of Business Analytics at the University of Iowa, said the baby formula shortage is the perfect storm of two main issues.