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Giving students the Iowa Edge

UI first-year students join hands to form a circle and must pass the hoop around without breaking their grip. Team building activities are designed to help participants in The Iowa Edge program build community with a group of peers before the semester begins.

University of Iowa students from underrepresented backgrounds had the chance to get “The Iowa Edge” before they started their education as Hawkeyes. Photo Feature

The passion that drives innovation

WorldCanvass and FilmScene

UI International Programs’ monthly WorldCanvass program will kick off its sixth season with “The Passion That Drives Innovation,” on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FilmScene, 118 E. College St. Story

Educating Iowa students: Alex Bartlett

Educating Iowa Students: Alex Bartlett

Alexandra Bartlett of Clive, Iowa, considered leaving her home state for college, but the opportunities the University of Iowa offered her were too good to pass up. Video

Reed names Conrad, Matthes to new economic development posts

University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dan Reed announced Aug. 14 several senior staff changes to lead the university’s expanding economic development activities. Story

Enriching Iowa communities

Enriching Iowa Communities - Muscatine

This past year, the UI's Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Cities partnered with the city of Muscatine, a community of 23,000 located on the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa. Video

Iowa State Fair exhibit features large-as-life photos of UI alumni

Rachel Hahn

Life-size photographs of recent University of Iowa graduates who are living and working in Iowa communities will grace the walls of the UI’s exhibit at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 7-17 in Des Moines. Photo Feature

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

Published
2014.07.30
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

Published
2014.07.25

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

Published
2014.07.24
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

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