Former University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman will return to campus March 9 to participate in a historic forum held in collaboration with the Lincoln Project. The Association of American Universities president tells “Iowa Now” why this discussion is vital.
The Venture School program operated statewide by the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center has been honored as a Partner of the Year by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa.
The Iowa City Area Development Group submitted an application to be considered one of the sites for testing automated vehicles. Its director of strategic growth, Tom Banta, says the presence of the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa helped the application stand out.
Every year, UI faculty member Bob Walker takes a group of entrepreneurial students to consult with small-business owners in San Pedro Columbia, Belize. Last fall, UI student Mackenzie Phillips visited on her own as part of a research assignment and found that Walker’s efforts have made a big difference.