Monthly Archives: November 2020
In the latest episode of “Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend,” Tom and Bruce discuss his arrival in Iowa City as a teenager, and working as a business owner and public official in the age of COVID and Black Lives Matter. Presented by West Bank.
Amy Kristof-Brown, who has served as interim dean of the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business since March 1, will become the college’s permanent dean, UI officials announced today.
Sen. Zach Wahls of Coralville was elected to serve as the new Democratic leader of the Iowa Senate, replacing Sen. Janet Petersen.
A new grassroots campaign, Loyal to Local, will launch Nov. 16 to increase support of small businesses.
Cedar Ridge Iowa Straight Bourbon is the state’s top-selling 750 ml. bourbon, according to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.
In the Season 2 debut of the CBJ podcast, “Diversity Straight Up,” hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Michele Sullivan, former Caterpillar executive, TED presenter and now author, about growing up different, starting tough conversations, and her new book, “Looking Up.”
Janet Godwin has been named the permanent CEO of ACT Inc., the Iowa City-based nonprofit learning organization.
It started with toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now the list of pandemic-related shortages is growing longer, with a months-long backlog of undelivered appliances causing frustrations for Americans riding out the crisis at home.
Iowa’s wind, which last year became the state’s largest source of electrical power, has reached something of a tipping point, energy leaders say.
Eric Engelmann plans to step down from his role as NewBoCo’s executive director on Dec. 1 to focus exclusively on ISA Ventures.