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  • Friday, August 19, 2016 11:17 AM
    Total fall enrollment at Iowa State University could exceed 36,500 students, marking an eighth consecutive year for record enrollment and 10 years of year-over-year growth.

  • Keeping talent in Greater Des Moines: Leaders offer ideas to stem brain drain
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, August 19, 2016 6:00 AM
    We all talk about how to keep graduates of Iowa’s colleges and universities in the state. There are all kinds of internships, incubators, accelerators, mentorships, signing bonuses, added perks, flexible hours.

  • Home Base Iowa gains momentum
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, August 19, 2016 6:00 AM

    Jason Kemp knows firsthand how difficult it can be for a veteran to find a job in the civilian workforce. 

    After retiring from the Air Force in 2012 and returning to his home state of Iowa, he applied for more than 60 positions without getting any interviews. After a few years working in several jobs outside his field, he contemplated leaving the state to seek better opportunities.


  • A Closer Look: Nick Valdez
    BY KENT DARR
    Friday, August 12, 2016 6:00 AM
    Nick Valdez has doused fires and helped with the master planning of a historic neighborhood. These days, he is busy preparing to help Drake University shepherd a development project along University Avenue.

  • Young ambition
    BY ANNE CAROTHERS-KAY
    Friday, August 12, 2016 6:00 AM
    So when my boss, who is younger than my oldest child, tells me that I’m to write the cover story for our August focus issue on young professionals, I’m up for it. (Journalists are, after all, trained to report on almost any subject, even ones they don’t have expertise in.)  

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:47 AM
     Iowa City-based ACT Inc., maker of America's most popular university entrance exam, is laying off its head of test security and plans to audit nearly 200 education centers after Reuters detailed widespread cheating in an ACT-owned college-prep program for international students.

  • Monday, August 08, 2016 3:18 PM
    Dr. Gregory Christiansen has been named as the new dean of Des Moines University's College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective Dec. 1. 

  • Monday, August 08, 2016 3:17 PM
    Ankeny Community School District curriculum technology coordinator Steven Hopper was among 36 people worldwide to participate in the Google Education Certified Innovator program recently in Boulder, Colo.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Thursday, August 04, 2016 2:15 PM
    Four young professionals from Africa who spent six weeks at Drake University on fellowships this summer have each won a federal grant of up to $25,000 to support social enterprises in their home countries.

  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016 5:12 PM
    Students who want to become entrepreneurs will have more options this fall at Iowa State University.

  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016 11:44 AM
    Des Moines Area Community College has hired a Texas college administrator as the next provost of the DMACC Boone campus. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 2:38 PM
    Two assistant professors in the Iowa State University School of Education will share their expertise on cultural proficiency at Des Moines Public Schools' first annual Summit on School Climate and Culture, which will be held next week in Des Moines. 

  • Monday, August 01, 2016 11:43 AM
    Iowa College Aid announced that 126 teachers were offered awards as part of the Iowa Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program for 2015-16.

  • 2016 Women of Influence Honoree: Dawn Martinez Oropeza
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, July 29, 2016 6:00 AM

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:48 PM
    The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa has launched a day program designed to improve literacy among blind children. 

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