The Iowa Biotechnology Association presented scholarships to five students at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa in March. The winning students applied to receive a Future Biotech Leader Scholarship and were selected by the IowaBio STEM Committee based on their applications and science fair projects. This year’s winners are Tessa Tauke, Lillian Graham, […]

The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will hold the 26th Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 12-16, followed by pitch presentations. The academy has been designed to help students launch their own businesses with a chance to earn seed money using a curriculum called the Business Model Canvas. The pitch presentations will […]

Workiva Inc. announced Tuesday it has launched a global, multiyear partnership with Code.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding access to computer science education and promoting diversity in technology. Workiva will leverage its expertise and global resources to support Code.org’s vision that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part of […]

The Jacobson Institute at the University of Iowa and the Iowa EdTech Collaborative are partnering to host startup events engaging high school students in one-day, fast-paced entrepreneurial excursions. High school students will work in teams and will be paired with entrepreneurs or business and industry partners to solve problems they face using entrepreneurial solutions. The Cedar […]

The Technology Association of Iowa in partnership with John Deere has announced Iowa Tech Connect, a new talent development initiative for early-career tech professionals. TAI first announced the program at the 2022 Prometheus Awards. The interactive program will focus on providing professional development and guidance led by experienced tech professionals from diverse industries, a news release […]

The Jacobson Institute at Grand View University has partnered with MedCerts, a national online training provider, to offer training and upskilling. Through the institute, eligible individuals will be able to complete an online MedCerts certification program in health care, information technology or business in as little as three months, a news release announcing the partnership said. “This partnership will connect […]

Iowa State University economics professor John Winters, pictured, and graduate student Kunwon Ahn have co-authored a new study that indicates more education increases entrepreneurship in the U.S., particularly for women. “The benefits of education are often debated. Some worry it’s mostly about signaling rather than skill development, but our study provides a piece of evidence that […]

Iowa State University and the University of Iowa were ranked in the top 50 undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship studies by the Princeton Review’s 2023 annual survey. ISU ranked 11th for the third year in a row, according to a news release, and the University of Iowa was ranked No. 22. Among programs in the Midwest, ISU ranked […]

John Deere announced Oct. 26 that it is partnering with Iowa State University to help U.S. farmers feed the world and fuel sustainability, the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal reported. Through the strategic partnership, Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. and ISU will establish a demonstration site consisting of four fields and processes that will enable Deere […]