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How can you manage your kids' social media use?

Monday, July 6, 2020

Meghann Foster and Nick Westergaard, parents and University of Iowa social media experts, share tips to help families decide whether their children are ready for online accounts.

Study suggests homes fetch higher closing prices with an online virtual tour

Monday, July 6, 2020

Virtual online home tours are becoming a bigger part of real estate marketing, and a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business suggests they increase closing prices by at least 2% over similar homes without an online tour.

Seeking control when everyone’s getting sick, consumers flock to the familiar

Friday, June 26, 2020

Sales of familiar brand name products increase during health emergencies like COVID-19 or influenza because they give consumers a sense of control over an uncontrollable situation, according to a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.

Keeping it in the family

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tippie College of Business graduate Matt Tolton is taking over his father’s Atlantic-based business while starting his own cybersecurity firm.

Tina Opie and Tippie Assistant Professor Beth Livingston on challenging racism in the everyday

Thursday, June 11, 2020

In the weeks since the police killing of George Floyd, there has been something of a national reckoning in the United States on the pervasive racism that runs through American society — not just in the realm of law enforcement and the criminal justice system, but also expanding to questions about inequality in civil society, education, the workplace, and more.

Tippie’s Finance Advisory Council adds three members

Friday, June 5, 2020

The Tippie College of Business Finance Department welcomes three new members to the Finance Advisory Council (FAC): Regina Carls, George W. Millward, and Lisa Stange.

A hand on the shoulder was good for business but COVID-19 changed everything

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Touching happens all the time in business settings. Colleagues and associates tap each other on the arm, touch their shoulders, or give pats on the back. Sometimes, if news is good, they even hug. It’s a way to get someone’s attention, offer congratulations, or persuade them.