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  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:46 PM
    Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines has received a $74,574 grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp.  
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:29 AM
    Dice Holdings, Inc., whose Dice.com business operates from Urbandale, today reported that revenues in the second quarter increased 28 percent to $66.5 million, due primarily to revenues from businesses it acquired within the past year, the company said in a release. 
  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:34 PM

    More than one nonprofit organization stands to benefit from this year's Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute's annual project partnership. This year, class members will collectively select up to four projects to complete as part of a restructuring of the program, the organization announced.


     
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:42 PM
    Walt Disney Co.'s best practices are coming to Greater Des Moines  Sept. 16, hosted by the Central Iowa chapter of the Association for Talent Development.  
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:07 AM

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs today as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans, Reuters reported.

     
     
  • Monday, July 21, 2014 3:11 PM

    As baby boomers approach retirement and millennials fill the void, the shift could lead to a decrease in average earnings, making that statistic a less useful indicator of the strength of the labor market, Bloomberg reported.

     
     
  • Monday, July 21, 2014 3:07 PM
    The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold a Chamber Night at Iowa Speedway near Newton on Aug. 2 during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race.  
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:10 PM
    Iowa State University announced that external funding at the university increased by 12.9 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30. 
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3:39 PM
    Hotel developer and startup investor Ravi Patel will join entrepreneur John Pappajohn at 5 p.m.  
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:57 AM
    Central Iowa Works is one of just two organizations nationwide to receive a 2014 award recognizing collaborative efforts to reduce their state's skills gap. 
  • Monday, July 14, 2014 12:01 AM

    The University of Iowa launched a major statewide marketing drive today, aimed at combining advertising, outreach visits and social media to promote the university to a larger audience.

     
     
  • Friday, July 11, 2014 10:32 AM
    A team of Iowa State University graduate students topped squads from 98 other universities from 28 countries to take first place at the 15th annual Data Mining Cup competition last week in Berlin. 
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:05 PM
    A total of 62 percent of all jobs in the state will require a post-secondary education by 2018, but less than 35.6 percent of Iowa's population age 25 and older holds an associate degree or higher credential today, according to a report released by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. 
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:06 AM
    The University of Phoenix's Des Moines campus announced on Wednesday the appointment of John Opincar as campus and academic director. 
  • Wednesday, July 02, 2014 2:58 PM
    Gov. Terry Branstad today announced 26 appointments in six regions to fill Iowa's regional science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) advisory boards. 
 

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