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  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:19 PM
    Simpson College has officially marked the opening of its new 6,000-square-foot Ankeny office and classroom facility in Prairie Trail, and signed several new agreements with nearby Des Moines Area Community College. 

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:14 AM
    Principal Financial Group Inc. and Rockwell Collins Inc. are among the best companies in the nation when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace, according to the latest Corporate Equality Index. 

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:45 PM
    The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission received about 5,000 fewer private-sector discrimination charges in fiscal 2014 and resolved about 9,800 fewer cases than the previous year, the agency reported today. 

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 2:54 PM
    Iowa State University has created a mobile technology classroom to prepare K-12 students for manufacturing and design careers that could include virtual reality and other emerging tools. 

  • A Closer Look: Terri Vaughan
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 AM
    When Therese “Terri” Vaughan takes on a role, she’s all in. She recently accepted a two-year appointment as dean of Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration. 

  • Rosy but watch the thorns
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 AM
     

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:19 PM
    To those who grouse that the economic expansion has failed to deliver good-paying jobs, top forecaster Brian Jones has just one thing to say: Be patient,
     

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:19 AM
    Planetizen reports that Iowa State University's graduate program in community and regional planning ranked fourth in the nation among programs that do not grant a doctoral degree in planning, up from 13th place in 2012.  

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:16 AM
    A new report from Harvard Business School argues that employers are increasingly reluctant to take a chance on a worker who needs training, referring to the challenge as a classic "market failure," Fortune reported.  

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:15 AM
    Former Ambassador Mary Kramer will speak at the Des Moines Leadership Network's luncheon from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Nov. 20. 

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 3:08 PM
    College Savings Iowa, the state-sponsored college savings plan for Iowa parents and students, had $3.96 billion in assets at the end of the second quarter, ranking it No. 15 among all similar plans in the country,InvestmentNews reported 

  • BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:48 PM
    Drake University plans to establish the Robert D. and Billie Ray Center in its planned School of Education and department of mathematics and computer science building. 

  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 2:52 PM

    Urbandale-based Prositions Inc. raised $2 million during an angel round of investments, bringing the total raised by the human resources technology company to $5 million.

     
     

  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 2:52 PM

    Most U.S. employers surveyed by Bloomberg BNA offer employees a four-day weekend for Thanksgiving, and reward those who have to work with extra pay, comp time or both.


     

  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 10:54 AM
    Palmer Group's annual salary survey shows that most Central Iowa employers plan to raise salaries 3 to 4 percent in 2015.  


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