This week in We Create Here, community engagement manager Kiran Sood takes a look at what local groups are doing to make it easier for Iowa’s booming international student population to stay in The Corridor and work after graduation. University of Northern Iowa professors Mark Grey and Michele Devlin explain how Iowa’s immigrant population is becoming ever more diverse. Local consultant Helen Park Jameson shares some cultural competency tips and Quinn Pettifer writes about how we all can work to make newcomers to our area feel welcome.
On the innovation front, Tippie School of Management Associate Director Alex Taylor writes about how to turn failure into innovation, and don’t miss this week’s Innovation Index — Sarah Binder’s roundup of Creative Corridor startup news.
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