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UI's Tippie College of Business launches graduate Business Analytics certificate program

The Tippie College of Business is starting a new graduate-level certificate in busines analytics (Big Data) that will be offered starting this fall in its downtown Cedar Rapids classrooms. The five-course program will provide Iowa businesses the tools and know-how to get the most out of all the data they’ve gathered over the years. Story

UI offers prototype help for inventors, entrepreneurs

physics & astronomy machine shop

UI ProtoLabs at the University of Iowa can connect inventors and entrepreneurs with area machine shops in physics and astronomy, engineering, and advanced design and manufacturing that specialize in several kinds of prototypes; the program will help folks bring ideas from a napkin to reality mor Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

University of Iowa program in Des Moines aims to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses


The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) is bringing Venture School to Des Moines this fall: “Basically it’s a way to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas before they write a business plan and spend a year developing a product,” said JPEC director Lynn Allendorf. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

UI offers youth entrepreneurship camp in Des Moines

lemonade stand

A group of 25 Iowa middle school students operated lemonade stands in downtown Des Moines on Thursday afternoon in a competition that was the culmination of the weeklong Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy, offered by the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Tech Talk: UI students to show tech know-how


During the past nine weeks, 12 students at the University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa Bootcamp have been learning how to program and build technology products such as websites and databases; the students will show off their tech know-how to the general public on July 30 for Demo Day. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI students receive degrees after 2014 spring session

UI graduates move their tassles during commencement 2014

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 5,000 degrees at the close of the 2014 spring session. Story

UI hosts Innovation Institute: tech, entrepreneurship camp

old capitol

Some 20 Iowa high school students participated in the Innovation Institute—a new two-week University of Iowa intensive summer program that focused on technical and entrepreneurial skills. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI professor: Implications of crash could be 'huge'


A Ukrainian-Russian conflict in recent months has turned into a “full-scale civil war,” and reports that an unassociated passenger plane may have been shot down Thursday could add fuel to the clash and push it beyond the region, says UI professor Art Durnev. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

University of Iowa, Pappajohn bring startup program to Des Moines


University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will launch Venture School in Des Moines in September after a successful pilot year teaching entrepreneurs about a popular method of startup businesses. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI entrepreneurship campers create new ice cream flavor

entrepreneurship campers

Fifth and sixth-graders created a tasty ice cream treat this week as part of the week-long Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship camp at the UI, which shapes young minds on how to network, budget, and make a product. Story from: KCRG



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