Huffington Post UI professor teaches would-be entrepreneurs in Greece

Kurt Heiar, entrepreneur in residence in UI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, spent part of his summer in Greece helping teach would-be entrepreneurs who want to start their own business in response to the country's ongoing economic crisis how to get their businesses off the ground. 

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From Iowa City to China

Business teaches English to children in China with tutors in Iowa City
China has about 100 million children learning English and a pair of the University of Iowa students have started a new business to help them.
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Developing voices a world away

Women in Bahrain and Jordan build community of writers and explore artistic identity through IWP distance-learning course
Nearly 20 women in Bahrain and Jordan participated in A Room of One’s Own: Developing the Authorial Voice, a distance-learning course offered by the UI International Writing Program. The course focused on issues of artistic identity while fostering participants’ authorial voices and building a community of women writers.