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.
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.
As RAGBRAI riders travel across Iowa, from the Missouri to the Mississippi, it’s common for them to see plenty of black and gold. Hawkeye pride often takes center stage, whether displayed on the gear of cyclists or adorned on homes and vehicles along the route.