Business Camp Inspires Kids

July 18, 2016

The Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa hosted their first camp in Marion at the City Hall. Eight or nine kids participated in the week-long program and worked hard on business ideas that they then presented at the end of the week.

A Tasty Tradition

July 11, 2016

Elementary school students participating in the annual Jacobson Entrepreneurship Camp, at the new University of Iowa Kirkwood Regional Center in Coralville, have the opportunity to invent a new flavor of ice cream for Heyn's Ice Cream in Iowa City. 

Iowa, Minnesota Teachers Attempt to Draw Various Lessons from Printmaking

June 28, 2016

A group of Midwest teachers visited the Lasansky studio as part of the STEM Innovator program at the University of Iowa. The teachers were learning how to incorporate both arts and entrepreneurship into their classrooms.

UI Helps High School Students Hatch New Business Ideas

June 17, 2016

Juston Lamb, a high school teacher from Pekin, Iowa, attended a STEM Innovator program at the University of Iowa in 2013 and 2014.

Dawn Bowlus Talks Entrepreneurs and Innovation

August 28, 2015

Dawn Bowlus, the director of the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa, shares her experiences and advice for innovation.

Campers Create Ice Cream Flavor

July 13, 2015

The University of Iowa Jacobson Entrepreneur Camp is helping elementary students become entrepreneurs. They teamed up with Hyen's ice cream to create a new creative flavor in hopes of being featured on the Heyn's menu.

Kids create ice cream flavor for Heyn's at UI camp

July 13, 2015

The University of Iowa's Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship is hosting a summer camp where they partnered with Heyn's Ice Cream. The purpose of the partnership is to teach the campers entrepreneurial skills by having them create and name a new ice cream flavor.

Tech Group Names Women of Innovation Awards Finalists

October 16, 2014

The Technology Association of Iowa named the 45 finalists for their 10 categories of the seventh annual Women of Innovation awards.

Young entrepreneurs get a shot at new program

March 10, 2014

The University of Iowa is offering a new summer accelerator program with financial incentives for student entrepreneurs.

Recent University of Iowa Grads Generously Donate New Technology to University's THINC Lab

January 28, 2015

Two University of Iowa alumni donated thousands of dollars worth of new technology to the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's THINC Lab. The donation was a gift of appreciation for their alma mater.