Articles from October 2021

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Future Scope Wins Top Prize at Startup Games

Future Scope, a hands-on career guidance program, won first place and $1,000 at the Startup Games pitch competition Oct. 24 at Hilton Garden Inn in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Atem Finds 'Right Kind of People' in Iowa JPEC

After watching his parents toil on the farm for nearly a decade, Atem Ernest Lefu was confused by the end result. His parents were hard workers and they had little difficulty selling their produce. But even then, there was no money left to pay Atem’s school fees. “I kept asking the question, why do farmers work so hard, yet they are still very poor?” Atem said.
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Water 4 Wellness...and a Gesture of Goodwill

Twenty dollars doesn’t go far in the 2020s, but two University of Iowa entrepreneurs are turning that original investment into a substantial donation to the Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
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Pappajohn's Amazing Legacy

Nobody has done more than John Pappajohn to instill entrepreneurialism throughout the state of Iowa.
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America Needs Farmers, Farmers Need Sprayer Mods

As the University of Iowa football team prepares for Saturday’s America Needs Farmers game against Penn State, a recent graduate is putting the finishing touches on a game plan to reduce herbicide costs for farmers by nearly 90%.As the University of Iowa football team prepares for Saturday’s America Needs Farmers game against Penn State, a recent graduate is putting the finishing touches on a game...