Recent News

Top 25 best undergrad programs for entrepreneurs in 2018

November 15, 2017

The Princeton Review, in partnership with Entrepreneur, ranks the top undergraduate programs at universities. The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center ranks #17.

University of Iowa pursuing innovation center

November 14, 2017

University of Iowa pursues innovation center. Deman grows for entrepreneurship and the college is "bursting at the seams."

FanFood delivers concessions to your seat at a venue

November 14, 2017

FanFood—a new food-ordering app developed by a UI startup—is bringing app-based food ordering to live sports, concerts, and other events, allowing you to get food and drink without having to miss a play. But the company faces stiff competition from industry heavyweights. Learn more in this Chicago Tribune article.

Brown discusses Tippie’s programs to help students start careers

November 14, 2017

Associate Dean Ken Brown is quoted in this U.S. News article, which discussses how undergraduate students can find programs that will help them stand out in the job market.

 

Predicting criminal behavior patterns with data analytics

November 9, 2017

It sounds like science fiction, but data analysts are using the tools of their trade to predict some types of crime—information that could be used to keep people safe.

UI spin-out business captures gold medal in Inventors Hall of Fame

November 6, 2017

University of Iowa spin-out company SwineTech recently won the undergraduate gold medal at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Collegiate Inventors Competition in Alexandria, Virginia.

UI study suggests membership in an online support group can help smokers kick the habit

November 2, 2017

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study from the University of Iowa and the Truth Initiative, a nonprofit anti-tobacco organization.