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Show, don’t tell: Attracting a diverse workforce

Over the last decade, a growing number of companies and organizations have included messages about diversity and inclusion as part of their employee recruitment efforts.
27-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Crime pushes entrepreneurs to fly under the radar, relocate or shutter

New research shows entrepreneurs in Mexico become a greater target of crime as their businesses grow and become more profitable. The study also found entrepreneurs typically respond to crime in one of three ways: Truncating business growth,...
12-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Crowdsourcing contests: Understanding what brings high rewards, low risk

New research shows crowdsourcing contests for marketing content are associated with high returns — but also high risks.
5-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ukrainian grain farmers now raising hogs benefit from ISU expertise

Many Ukrainian farmers are raising hogs for the first time, converting cheap grain into needed meat. An Iowa State University swine health expert is helping Ukrainian farmers safely navigate the war-driven pivot to pork with a series of online...
1-Sep-2023 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Broadband Prairie’ rural wireless project moves to public phase of researching, testing

With wireless infrastructure installed in and around Ames, Iowa, the $16 million ARA Wireless Living Lab for Smart and Connected Rural Communities is moving to a public testing phase. The progress will be celebrated with technical presentations and...
1-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Digital real estate listings with more photos, descriptions earn higher sale prices

Using "experiential" descriptions and more photos on Zillow can boost offers and sale prices, especially for homes valued significantly higher or lower than the neighborhood average, according to a new study.
22-Aug-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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To close the gap at the top, start with the bottom

The NFL adopted the Rooney Rule 20 years ago as part of an effort to address racial disparity in top coaching positions. But new research suggests the gap will persist unless it’s closed with lower-level coaching staff.
21-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemists build synthetic catalysts to break down biomass like super enzymes

Chemists are building nanospheres that act as super enzymes to break down the plant fibers in biomass such as crop residues. The new catalysts could make biomass a practical source of sugars that can be converted into fuels and chemicals.
21-Aug-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Iowa State researcher leads emerging field of trauma-informed environmental design

An Iowa State University researcher is an innovator in an emerging field: trauma-informed environmental design, in which designers work to understand their clients deeply and how their life experiences affect how they experience various environments...
29-Mar-2022 3:25 PM EDT

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Iowa State’s Schulte Moore named 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Lisa Schulte Moore, a professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow for her groundbreaking research as a landscape ecologist building more sustainable and resilient agricultural...
28-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT

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