Recent News

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.

ClusterFlunk Re-Launches, Throws a Party

August 12, 2013

The co-founders of ClusterFlunk, Joe Dallago and A.J. Nelson, are ready to expand their company. ClusterFlunk is a virtual study area for students to collaborate.

Sparking Connections and Creativity

August 6, 2013

Andy Stoll and Amanda Styron, two University of Iowa alumni, are helping the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area become Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Welcome to Iowa's Creative Corridor

August 6, 2013

The University of Iowa has joined Iowa's Creative Corridor campaign to highlight innovation and creativity and better connect the community.

Dwolla Founder Blogs About Recent Investment in ClusterFlunk

July 29, 2013

Ben Milne, founder of Dwolla, blogged about why he invested in clusterFlunk, an Iowa City startup.

Why I Invested in ClusterFlunk

July 28, 2013

Ben Milne discusses the two main reasons why he invested in clusterFlunk, a company that provides an online collaboration opportunity for college students.

Iowa City-Based TelePharm Helps Rural Pharmacies Stay Afloat

July 25, 2013

Roby Miller, founder of Telepharm, saw a depletion of rural pharmacies and used that as an opportunity to create a telepharmacy platform. Miller uses this platform to virtually connect patients in rural areas to pharmacies.

Bright Lights, Big Prizes

May 15, 2013

Brianna Farley, a student at Waterloo Columbus High School, was named Iowa's top high school entrepreneur. She won the Quick Pitch Biz Plan competition which is overseen by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa.

UI Entrepreneurs and Inventors Recognized at Inaugural Hawkeye Innovation Summit

April 23, 2013

Hundreds of University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered at hotelVetro last Friday, April 26, to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship across campus at the inaugural Hawkeye Innovation Summit.