Editorial: Reform physical testing at work

A new study published in this month's Journal of Applied Psychology, led in part by researchers from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business, suggests that employers could reduce gender biases in their hiring processes by altering physical tests given to prospective employees.

Tilly: The unknown knowns

It's been about eight months since we were treated last to a major election, but fear not, because we're but 16 months away from two very consequential statewide races - one for governor and the other to fill the retiring Tom Harkin's seat in the Senate.

Overton: Reversing the student-debt boom

In Oregon, a bill in the House of Representatives seeks to reform the way we pay for higher education. Instead of students paying for higher education with thousands of dollars in loans and accumulating interest, the bill proposes a unique alternative: Students who are residents of Oregon pay nothing for tuition and fees at public universities while they attend, then pay an agreed upon level of income tax for a given number of years.

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