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  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:49 PM

    The federal government today announced $450 million in training grants for 270 community colleges in Iowa and other states.


  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:19 PM
    Palmer Group is seeking businesses willing to respond to one more question about planned salary increases as part of its 2015 Central Iowa Salary Guide, a collaboration with the Greater Des Moines Partnership. 
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:46 PM
    The Iowa College Student Aid Commission announced today that it has been awarded a seven-year statewide grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $22 million.  
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 10:27 AM
    Education and business experts will speak as part of a free panel discussion Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at AIB College of Business.  
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:57 AM
    Iowa State University has joined an initiative that seeks to create better public understanding of the benefits and impacts of research made possible by federal grants. 
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:24 AM
    Continued employment gains across all industries and increased consumer spending are expected to boost demand for seasonal workers this year, according to global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.   
  • Friday, September 12, 2014 10:56 AM
    The Greater Des Moines Partnership has beefed up its Career Center website with more tools to help job seekers and employers connect. 
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014 3:14 PM
    For the sixth consecutive year, Iowa State University enrolled a record number of students, welcoming 34,732 students this fall, a 4.5 percent increase, school officials reported. 
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:35 AM
    The six Iowa high schools that took part in an international test of STEM skills collectively performed in the top 10 among its international peers. 
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:47 AM
    Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday proposed ways to make Iowa's public universities more affordable, including a fixed price for some popular majors.  
  • Friday, September 05, 2014 3:13 PM
    The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition has announced the full schedule of sessions and events to take place at this year's Music University, a two-day music industry conference scheduled Oct. 4 and 5 at Drake University.  
  • Employee benefits trends
    Friday, September 05, 2014 6:00 AM
    Companies are spending more on health and wellness benefits, but less on other traditional employee benefits, such as flexible spending plans for dependent care, 529 college savings accounts, business travel perks and paid personal days, said two local employment agency executives. 
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:54 PM
    Simpson College today announced its EMERGE Innovation Immersion program, a nine-week course designed for rising business leaders to hone innovative skills by working with a startup in a laboratory-type workplace. 
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:54 AM
    A former chief judge for the state agency that hears unemployment cases told an Iowa Senate committee Tuesday that he was fired because he stood up to Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert, whom he accused of asserting bias toward employers over workers, reports The Associated Press on 
  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:54 PM
    Iowa Student Loan has partnered with College Savings Iowa to offer parents a chance to boost their students' college savings plan. 

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