Karen Hansen

Secretary III of Management




Education

B.A. (General Studies) University of Northern Iowa.


Responsibilities

Karen is the organizational and interpersonal heart of the Management Department for both faculty and students. Karen maintains our financial and personnel records, supervises our student employees, and copes with a seemingly endless string of details.

Karen’s greater value, however, is in adding a climate of warmth and concern to all her associations with students and faculty. Everyone feels comfortable in working with Karen and in simply dropping by to talk for a moment.


Latest News & Views


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Did You Know you Can Create Polls in Zoom?

If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.

1 week 2 days ago
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How to Look Like a Rockstar in Zoom

Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.

1 week 5 days ago
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How to Successfully Lead an Effective Team of Newly Remote Workers

COVID-19 is forcing us to make organizational adjustments that are outside of the comfort zone for some. Although it’s been reported that 43 percent of employees work remotely with some frequency, leading a team of employees from afar can feel daunting, especially if those employees are new to working from home. 

2 weeks 3 days ago
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How does this UNI business student, all-American athlete and entrepreneur find the time?

University of Northern Iowa senior wrestler Bryce Steiert (Management) had never commercially mowed a lawn before he started a landscaping business.
“That’s kind of how he competes,” said UNI wrestling head coach Doug Schwab of Steiert’s willingness to jump into something new. “We’ll have a little bit of a plan for his matches, but he knows where he wants to go.”​

3 weeks 4 days ago
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Will capitalism sustain us?

As I write this, I am attending a class, Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems, in Vienna.

4 months 3 days ago