Joseph Ugrin

Deloitte Professor, Head Department of Accounting




Education

PhD Southern Illinois University; MBA University of North Dakota; BS Dickinson State University


Teaching Interests

Managerial and Financial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems


Research Interests

Judgement and Decision Making related to Accounting and Information Systems, Accounting Education


Responsibilities

Head of the Department of Accounting


Professional Accomplishments

2018 American Accounting Association Best Research Paper Award - Forensic Accounting Section 2016 American Accounting Association Best Research Paper Award - Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section 2012 American Accounting Association McGraw-Hill Irwin Distinguished Research Paper Award - Southwest Region Research Grant Awards from the Institute of Management Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Koch Industries, Kansas State University, Pontikes Center for Management Information Associate Editor - Advances in Accounting Editorial Board Member - Journal of Information Systems College Coordinator - University Honors Program (Kansas State University) AICPA Pre-Certification Education Executive Committee (Past-Member and Committee Chair) Consultant to AICPA on Managerial Accounting Curriculum Financial Manager - Steffes Corporation Certified Public Accountant - Kovash and Dasovick PC (North Dakota)


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The complete guide to choosing a college major

College is an exciting time in your life, but don’t spend all four years merely enjoying it – you should take advantage of this time to determine exactly what you want to do with your life. This article will help you decide how to choose your college major that fits your long-term goals.

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UNI named Top 3 program for CPAs

The University of Northern Iowa’s accounting department ranked third in the nation in preparing students to become certified public accountants, according to a new analytic by Baylor University and UNI professors.

The newly created CPA Success Index estimates students’ progress toward completing all four parts of the CPA exam. The metric found UNI students had an 89% success rate on the notoriously difficult test, just below Texas A&M University (90%) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (95%).

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Five iOS Apps for people learning to 'adult'

The anxiety young people have about maturing in their twenties has lead to the word "adulting" becoming quite popular. It's a useful, albeit somewhat glib, catch-all term for taking care of yourself. Doing your laundry? Adulting. Scrambling an egg? Adulting. In truth, the real sign of adulthood is living a life that's within your control, and for that, there are several iOS apps to help. With these five apps, anyone can "adult" -- or at least fake it when they need to. 

 

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5 highly effective Gmail tools you should be using but probably aren't

Do you use Gmail for your business or personal email correspondence? Do you want to improve your email experience, rather than rely on Google's standard email interface? Thanks to developers within the email productivity space, there are a growing number of productivity apps available for Gmail users. Following are five powerful Gmail productivity tools to consider adding to your email routine:

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UNI releases new COVID-19 dashboard

The University of Northern Iowa today begins its release of COVID-19 test results. This routinely updated aggregate data, shared in a way that protects individuals’ privacy, is available here. The dashboard will be updated each Friday and Monday. “Timely, accurate information is a powerful tool for fighting COVID-19, and we believe everyone in the community deserves to have access to it as we work together to stop this virus,” said President Mark A. Nook.

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