Recent News

New Web Development Training Programs Available

October 30, 2013

The University of Iowa is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to hold workshops in Iowa's Creative Corridor that will train Iowans who are interested in IT and web development. 

Innovation Expo, Creative Week Bring in Entrepreneurs

October 28, 2013

The Startup Iowa, a part of the UP America Summit and the Innovation Expo, brought in successful entrepreneurs to speak about their experience.

Triathlete's Company to Build High-Tech Bikes in Des Moines

October 25, 2013

T.J. Tollakson, founder of Rüster Sports, has been working on a production facility with his business partners for their highly aerodynamic DiMOND Bikes.

Tutor Universe Teams With Crossroads of Learning to Provide University Approved Online Training for Tutors and Coaches

October 7, 2013

Tutor Universe, Inc. partnered with Crossroads of Learning to provide university approved training to Tutor Universe tutors and coaches.

New space created to foster entrepreneurial growth

October 4, 2013

The University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business has created a new resource for entrepreneurs in Iowa City — Thinc. Thinc is a collaboration space for people of all ages to focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.

U of Iowa opens Thinc Lab, Iowa City’s newest collaboration space

October 3, 2013

The University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is celebrating the opening of the Thinc Innovation and Collaboration Lab in Iowa City. Thinc is a co-working and collaboration space.

UI Named Top School for Entrepreneurs; Opens Newest Corridor Collaboration Space!

September 30, 2013

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine ranked the University of Iowa as #21 of the nation's top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs.

University of Iowa's Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among Best in the Nation by The Princeton Review and Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

September 24, 2013

University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is one of the best in the nation according to The Princeton Review.

Tutor Universe launches successful version 2.0, logs more than 20K users

September 23, 2013

Tutor Universe, a startup in Iowa City, is launching their 2.0 version. The company operates as a virtual study hall.

Des Moines City Council set to vote on East Village project

September 23, 2013

A commercial and residential building plan is waiting for an approval grant from the Des Moines City Council. The builders already received disaster recovery funds from the federal government, but need more funding for their $9 million project.

U.S. News Ranks Tippie Among Nation's Best

September 10, 2013

According to the latest “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report magazine, the Henry B. Tippie College of Business is ranked 22nd among public business schools for 2014. Tippie ranked 21st in the 2013 rankings.

Collegial Collaborations Benefit STEM Education

August 29, 2013

The College of Education and the College of Business at the University of Iowa are partnering up to find a way to better teach entrepreneurship.

Back To [Business] School

August 27, 2013

Sydney and Carter Rieckhoff, two siblings from Cedar Rapids, each own their own business. They are learning how to balance work and school at a very young age.

Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory to Host Open House Thursday

August 26, 2013

Jack Malone, a member of the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) and a student at the University of Iowa, will be displaying his business, along with other student entrepreneurs, at the BELL open house this week.

Study of Entrepreneurial MBA Programs

August 22, 2013

Sarah Gardial, dean of the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business and president of the MBA Roundtable, says entrepreneurship education is now expected in most M.B.A programs.