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After a year, Biden's Inflation Reduction Act praised though its effect yet to be seen

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Though it was a year ago today when President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, experts say it's still too early to feel its effect. Anne Villamil, professor of economics at the Tippie College of Business, weighs in.
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University of Iowa professor embraces ChatGPT in writing classroom

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Many in education have raised concerns about the online artificial intelligence tool. Amid the controversy, one University of Iowa professor is actually embracing ChatGPT. “I want to teach how to use this as a writing tool.” said Tippie's Pam Bourjaily.
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ChatGPT makes its way into classrooms

Monday, August 14, 2023
With the start dates just around the corner for many schools, educators are ready to introduce their students to a new learning tool. Although it's been met with controversy, one professor at Tippie says it's helping her students.
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Let the market help find a solution to climate change

Monday, August 14, 2023
Much of the U.S. is baking under record heat— a potent reminder of the need to reduce greenhouse gases to slow the effects of global warming. One valuable tool that has not yet been used to its fullest extent: trading carbon offset credits.
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Tuma Basa sets hip hop trends

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Tuma Basa knows all the big and not-so-big acts in hip-hop. He’s been profiled in Billboard and the Wall Street Journal. He receives dozens of songs every day from artists both famous and unknown looking for his approval.
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Employers, meet Tippie students

Monday, July 31, 2023
A new initiative from the Tippie College of Business will make it easier for employers to reach business students they want to hire beyond the usual online jobs databases and career fairs.
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Candy sales already starting three months before Halloween

Friday, July 28, 2023
How early is too early? The 4th of July was just a few weeks ago, yet some Iowa grocery stores are already offering spooky Halloween decorations and big bags of trick-or-treat candy. Tippie's Peggy Stover says stores are looking for any angle they can find to scare up profits.
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Academic success tip: Working smarter with ChatGPT

Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Pam Bourjaily at the University of Iowa taught students how to get better results from ChatGPT with a classroom assignment.
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The journey is the destination

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Those consumer loyalty cards filling our wallets that give you a free sandwich or cup of coffee tend to lead to disappointment. A new study shows that for many, filling the card is more fulfilling than the reward.
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Boredom at work can have an impact on you and others

Monday, July 24, 2023
If you find yourself getting bored at work, Amy Colbert, an expert on the workplace at the University of Iowa, says don’t immediately jump to another job but find ways to make your current position more challenging—and fulfilling.