DHI Group Inc. announced that it has sold its hospitality business, Hcareers, to Virgil Holdings Inc. for approximately $16.5 million in cash. The transaction closed on May 23. DHI will use the proceeds in accordance with its stated capital allocation strategy, including the reduction of the balance on its revolving credit facility, support of strategic […]

Elderly residents in 29 long-term care facilities in Iowa will be treated for mental illness by University of Iowa Health Care geriatric mental health specialists through telemedicine, through funding from a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rather than traveling to Iowa City for their appointments, participating patients and their caregivers can attend […]

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council received $200,000 to support Iowa’s STEM initiative for three years, the council announced on Friday. “The STEM Council is making significant strides towards helping prepare students for future careers. We believe our investment in STEM is essential to help grow Iowa’s talent pipeline,” said Adriana Johnson, community program manager […]

Things go missing – keys, sunglasses, odd socks, baryonic matter, and computer passwords. With the help of a NASA grant, University of Iowa professor Phil Kaaret and his students might be able to solve one of those mysteries, reports the University of Iowa. Kaaret, students and research assistants will launch the satellite HaloSat to search […]

The deadline to submit applications for the Des Moines Area Community College Foundation $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition has been extended, DMACC announced. The new deadline to submit an application is May 21 by 4 p.m. Eligibility rules are available here. The competition is open to current DMACC students and to DMACC alumni who are operating a business in […]

Urbandale-based Prositions Inc., a leader in micro-learning, performance support libraries, eLearning, and technology, announced plans to merge with Media Partners Corp., a global producer and distributor of people skills training films and learning content based in Bellevue, Wash. The merger is expected to close within the next few weeks. Media Partners will license Prositions’ content […]