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  • UI and JPEC Bring Startup Program to Des Moines (07/16/2014)

    A year-old pilot program at the University of Iowa that helps entrepreneurs learn about a popular method of startup businesses will come to Des Moines in September. But first, the directors of Venture School want to have a sort of coming-out party.

  • Top Iowa High School Students Learn Entrepreneurial Skills at UI Camp (07/07/2014)

    The Innovation Institute will draw 20 top high school students from across Iowa to participate in a two-week intensive summer program where they’ll learn technical and entrepreneurial skills to create their own working apps, which could earn them seed money to fund their own startup technology companies.

  • Stock Prognosticators? (06/11/2014)

    A first of its kind study by researchers at the University of Iowa suggests Yahoo’s finance message boards have a small degree of ability to predict stock price movements.

  • Berg Receives 2014 Michael J. Brody Award (06/09/2014)

    Joyce  BergJoyce Berg, professor of accounting and the Pioneer Hi-Bred Research Fellow, received a 2014 Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service.

  • Then & Now: PBB at 20 (06/02/2014)

    The Pappajohn Business Building is celebrating its 20th birthday — it is still the gorgeous facility it was when it opened in spring 1994.

  • Mote Wins Top Teaching Honors (05/16/2014)

    Gale Mote, adjunct lecturer in management and organizations, is one of four University of Iowa faculty members who have won the 2014 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their years of outstanding teaching.

  • Drafty Research (05/06/2014)

    Jeff OhlmannWhen general managers gather in New York for the NFL draft this week, they’ll be awash in statistics, scouting reports, interview data, and video clips as they look for a way to digest it all and make the best draft selections for their respective teams.

  • Thanks, Phil! (05/02/2014)

    Thursday, May 1, was a big day for philanthropy on the University of Iowa campus, as the UI and the UI Foundation celebrated the third annual “Phil’s Day.” Short for philanthropy, “Phil” represents all who donate to the university, as well as everyone who benefits from those gifts.

  • A Pleasant Development (05/01/2014)

    John GalloA group of University of Iowa students is helping to determine the best development options for a piece of land in Mt. Pleasant located near the intersection of two heavily-trafficked highways.