Giving Voice Blog

Alternative spring travels offer service, build skills

Alternative spring travels offer servi...

Alternative breaks have a long tradition in Iowa with almost every college and university offering some form of travel and community service during sp…

Higher Education Seeks to Bring Attention to Civic Skills Gap and Solutions

Higher Education Seeks to Bring Attent...

Iowa is facing a civic skills gap. Communities face challenges that require active citizens with the ability and willingness to apply skills like comm…

Student social entrepreneurs address food waste, insecurity on campus

Student social entrepreneurs address f...

College cafeterias are known for their abundance with a dizzying array of choices. At the same time, college students are increasingly going hungry. A…

The secret behind Dance Marathon

The secret behind Dance Marathon

When Jess Short was a student at Grand View University, her mom though she was spending too much time on Dance Marathon. “My mom thought I should be s…