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Young African Leaders Initiative fellows visit Iowa City, tour the state

Program promotes entrepreneurship, international dialogue
Twenty-five Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) fellows arrived in Iowa City June 16 to learn about the American economy and the basics of operating their own business. During their six-week stay, the fellows have been traveling across the state visiting farms, religious institutions, art galleries, and large businesses.
University of Iowa's summer youth entrepreneurship camp

Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship hosts start-up camp

Thirty-nine middle school students from around the Iowa City area participated in a youth camp sponsored by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship. The weeklong camps teach participants the entrepreneurial mindset and expose them to innovation, creativity, and problem-solving.

UI external research funding sees uptick despite challenges

Fiscal year 2017 saw an estimated 1 percent increase in both total external funding and funding that supports research and scholarship at the University of Iowa.

Honors UI names 2017–18 BTAA ALP fellows

The University of Iowa has named five faculty recipients of 2017–18 Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Program fellowships.

The key to virtual team leadership? Fast typing

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that to the fastest typist go the leadership spoils. The study suggests that the fleet-fingered are more likely to emerge as the leaders of virtual work teams that have members scattered among different offices.