Businesses need more and more experts in data analytics, or Big Data, so the Tippie College of Business has started a graduate certificate program in Des Moines and a master's program in Cedar Rapids.
A new program at the University of Iowa will encourage and coordinate the use of data analytics across campus.
Creativity is often seen as the driving force behind art, but an ambitious lecture series this year seeks to demonstrate that creativity is at the core of all research and discovery, whether it takes place in the laboratory or on the dance floor.
In fact, says one of the organizers of the Creative Matters lecture series kicking off Aug. 27 with a visit by National Endowment for the Humanities Chair William “Bro” Adams, creativity is central to the human experience and should be cultivated and celebrated in every discipline.
China has about 100 million children learning English and a pair of the University of Iowa students have started a new business to help them.