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University of Iowa professor on avoiding fraught family debates over the holidays

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Vanessa Miller | The Gazette
The adage of never talking religion or politics with family and friends—especially over dinner or the holidays—is getting harder to follow these days. But a path to holiday harmony exists, according to Tippie's Michele Williams.
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How to handle an office bully

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Gwen Moran | AARP
Bullying behavior is often rooted in stereotypes and lack of information, says Yiduo Shao, professor of management at Tippie.
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Tips to avoid conversational meltdowns at the Thanksgiving dinner table

Monday, November 14, 2022
Ric Hanson | KJAN
University of Iowa professor and psychologist Michele Williams says we just had the mid-term elections last week, but that’s likely something to be avoided, along with discussions about inflation, gas prices, the economy, and vaccines.
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Tech Education Is Racist—Here's How to Fix It, Experts Say

Monday, November 7, 2022
Sascha Brodsky | Lifewire
A new paper finds structural racism in academic STEM programs. The problems with education often mean obstacles to hiring minorities. Experts say the results of the report tally with their own experiences.
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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.

A five-factor framework to strengthen global cooperatives

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
More than 12% of the world’s population is employed by a co-op, but because the growth of co-ops differs from one country to the next, a new study from Tippie has identified some of the factors that determine how receptive a country is to that form of organization and the role it plays in its success.
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Tippie’s Erin Johnson wins the Hubbard-Walder Award for Teaching Excellence

Monday, October 17, 2022
Johnson, who teaches within the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, is a versatile instructor who teaches in both the undergraduate and MBA programs, in-person and online, and in multiple content areas.
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Let’s stop talking about work-life balance

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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After researching it for 20 years, Tippie's Beth Livingston has learned that work-life balance doesn’t exist. She has some tips on how to instead "manage" or "integrate" the different parts of your life.
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How to take collective action for racial and gender equity at work

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Tina Opie & Beth Livingston | Fast Company
In this excerpt from Associate Professor Beth Livinston's new book, "Shared Sisterhood," the authors say we must first ‘Dig’ into our preconceptions before working to ‘Bridge’ the DEI gap.
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New study from Tippie and Frontier Co-op on strengthening global co-ops

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
By Tom Snee
Cooperative organizations play a vital role within the global economy, employing millions of workers and sustaining communities around the world. A new study from the Tippie College of Business and Iowa-based Frontier Coop can help current and future co-ops to become stronger and further their global impact.