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  • Monday, April 24, 2017 10:35 AM
    The World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University will bring together a record 320 high school students from around the state today.

  • Employers, meet your future leaders
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, April 21, 2017 6:00 AM
    In covering the education and human resources beat, I hear numerous pitches from Greater Des Moines nonprofit organizations to write about the innovative approaches they are taking to address workforce training and development issues. 

  • I Have A Dream Foundation — The Dreamer Academy
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, April 21, 2017 6:00 AM
    At Findley Elementary School in Des Moines, each student can tell you the year in which he or she will graduate — not from high school, but from college. And along the hallways, you’ll see posters of students that picture them in careers such as teachers, lawyers and engineers. 

  • Embarc Iowa connects refugees with employment training
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, April 21, 2017 6:00 AM
    A new initiative led by a nonprofit that serves one of Iowa’s largest refugee groups is focusing on improving workforce opportunities for thousands of Burmese refugees who call Iowa home.  

  • Iowa Campus Compact
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, April 21, 2017 6:00 AM
    For nearly 14 years, Iowa Campus Compact has been quietly building a network of higher education institutions across the state that are focused on a common mission — to help students increase their level of engagement in their college and workplace communities. 

  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:00 PM
    An internship housing program that kicks off this summer at the Iowa Center for Higher Education is proving to be highly popular with students and their hosting employers.

  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:50 PM
    The Iowa Board of Regents has announced the names of the 21-person Iowa State University Presidential Search and Screen Committee. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:00 AM
    Iowa adults who never graduated from high school will have more ways to obtain a high school equivalency diploma under a bill signed into law by Gov. Terry Branstad this morning.

  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:53 AM
    Drake University is now accepting applications for its new compliance and risk management program that begins in fall 2017. 

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 3:34 PM
    The Transportation Security Administration announced today that it will expand its partnership with Des Moines Area Community College to provide for-credit homeland security courses to TSA employees in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9:49 AM
    The Iowa Senate approved two budget bills Tuesday night, including plans to terminate a summer reading program for struggling third-graders and to cut funding for Iowa's three state universities, in an effort wrap up the 2017 session this week.


  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 10:42 AM
    A new survey of U.S. workers from staffing firm Robert Half & Associates shows that professionals who aren't happy in a new job may jump ship more quickly than you might imagine.

  • Monday, April 17, 2017 3:13 PM
    Drake University today announced the launch of new admissions pre-enrollment programs that allow students to begin coursework toward a master's degree before completing entrance exams and submitting formal transcripts.

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 3:18 PM
    The Iowa Department of Education is seeking input on fine arts standards that are now under consideration.

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