The University of Iowa has been named an official Fair Trade University, a designation made upon the passing of a student-led resolution that calls for the university’s commitment to procure and sell fair trade items.
The Des Moines area is seeing a warehouse building boom, and Barret Thomas, professor of business analytics in the Tippie College of Business, attributes that to the growth of e-commerce, as more warehouse space is needed to transfer and store merchandise that’s been shipped cross-country.
In addition to licensing the UI research, ArTara has acquired its own IND approval and Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA. In partnership with Novex Innovations, ArTara also plans to build a U.S.-based manufacturing facility for TARA-002 and win regulatory approval to market TARA-002 in the U.S.
University of Iowa student interns work with small towns on the route so they’re ready for their RAGBRAI fame.
Entrepreneurs from Africa who are attending the six-week Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) at the University of Iowa this summer recently visited the Quad Cities to see two icons of America—the Mississippi River and John Deere.