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UAW's John Deere strike threatens supply chain, food supply

Tippie's Jen Blackhurst says the stricke could spark significant disruption to already-strained systems.
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Tippie's Michele Williams talks about why there's an increase in Americans quitting their jobs

As days pass, U.S. citizens are learning new ways to adapt to the constantly changing economy. The most recent change is the number of laborers available in the workforce. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the amount of Americans quitting their jobs increased in August by 4.3 million. Dr. Michele Williams, an Assistant Professor of Management in Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of...
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Tippie research looks to maximize supervisor, remote worker productivity

A $1.1 million grant from the CDC will help researchers in the UI colleges of business and public health investigate how to maximize productivity while maintaining worker wellbeing in remote work environments over the next five years.
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UI professors study AI's effect on office work

A $150,000 National Science Foundation grant went to a cross-disciplinary effort to learn the impact of AI on clerical jobs, including Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship Beth Livingston.
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Using social media to support student mental health

Instagram isn’t just a channel for influencers—it also can help business schools identify and assist students most at risk.

What's next?

Tippie finance professors Tiwari and Yao discuss stock market performance during pandemic.
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Before her time: A deep dive into the epic history of Mary E. Murphy

The story of Mary Elizabeth Murphy (BSC27) is one of family, wanderlust, and success. It’s a story as old as Iowa City itself and a testament to where higher education can take you. But above all, it’s a story of firsts—including her becoming the first woman CPA in the state and the first accounting Fulbright Scholar in the world.
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Tippie grant from CDC will help businesses better manage home-based workers

The COVID-19 pandemic gave Americans a taste of working from that many want to continue, so researchers at the Tippie College of Business are developing new techniques to help even the smallest organization more effectively manage their home-based workforce.

Beckett Named CFO of Kum & Go

Brian Beckett, BBA06/MBA13, has been named CFO of Kum & Go, the Des Moines based convenience store chain.

Shaw named as Chief of Staff at Clarivate

Tiffani Shaw (BBA92) has been named as Chief of Staff at Clarivate. In this newly created role, she will report directly to fellow Tippie alum Jerre Stead (BBA65).