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The cost of bad press

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
What’s the cost of bad press for a publicly traded company that gets sued by shareholders? A new Tippie study suggests that stock prices drop about 2%, and the more media coverage a firm receives, the quicker the drop in price.
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What to expect when student loan payments restart in October

Monday, June 26, 2023
The Supreme Court is set to make a decision this week on whether student loan borrowers will receive up to $20,000 dollars of relief. And while the fate of the program is still unknown, people who are paused on their federal student loan payments will have to start paying again in the fall.
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AI needs regulation to avoid discrimination

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
As critical as AI is going to be in shaping the direction of our lives in the future, it’s imperative that an independent third-party body be created to regulate AI systems, ensuring that decisions made by algorithms are fair and don’t discriminate against disadvantaged groups.
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Local economics professor says war & weather are to blame for some high grocery costs

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Inflation is more manageable right now, but it's still not cheap to get groceries. Chances are, your favorite bread or the cereal you eat for breakfast are costing you 17% more than last year.
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Fed decides on plan for interest rates; UI expert weighs in

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
"The good news is the 'all in' measure dropped from 4.9% to 4%, said Dr. Anne Villamil, an economics professor at the University of Iowa, "That's a substantial drop."
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University of Iowa working to combat mental health crisis among students over summer break

Friday, June 9, 2023
College students say isolation and social pressures the last few years have made them struggle more and more with their mental health.
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Why you should prioritize making friends at work

Friday, June 9, 2023
Remote and hybrid arrangements may be among the most important perks to today’s job seekers. But there’s a potential downside: It may be harder to form work friendships.
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UI looking into insurance company safe driving monitors

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Tippie's Richard Peter says only about 5% of motorists in the U.S. are using the monitors, and he’s considering the reasons why they’ve never caught on.

Diversity and inclusion: From plan to action

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Discussing diversity initiatives is one thing—implementing them is another. How can business schools go from identifying problems to solving them? Hear from experts including Tippie's Michele Williams.
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Reasons why people pursue side hustles: Money, socializing, creativity

Monday, June 5, 2023
According to experts like Tippie's Jennifer Nahrgang, the most common reason people take on a side hustle is for financial stability. But there are more reasons people take on extra gigs.