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Iowa Schools Get Access to Top Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Thursday, January 4, 2024
Thanks to a partnership between the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education, all state of Iowa educators now have access to the BizInnovator Startup entrepreneurship curriculum at no cost.
Corey Brinkmeyer

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Honors Spotlight: Corey Brinkmeyer

Monday, October 9, 2023
Corey Brinkmeyer will receive the Jacobson Institute K-12 Innovator award on Oct. 20 for his contribution to the The Roar Store- Linn-Mar High School's merchandising store!
Innovators Workshop

Jacobson Institute Director excited for career exploration and school-community partnership efforts at Iowa City Schools

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
The Iowa City Community School District is exploring how to deliver project-based learning opportunities to students with their new Center for Innovation — with classes possibly being piloted as early as next fall.

4 Best High School Entrepreneurship Curriculum Options

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Jacobson Institute’s BizInnovator Startup entrepreneurship curriculum named best high school entrepreneurship curriculum option.
Grandparents weekend

University of Iowa debuts summer ‘Grandparents University’

Monday, May 22, 2023
Jacobson Institute’s BizInnovator Startup offers half day entrepreneurship startup simulation for grandparents and grandkids