UNI-SHRM student organization wins award for semester-long podcast project

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision, ruling that the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Not only was this a giant step forward for the LGBTQ+ community, but it also affected the human resources industry,...

2 months 1 week ago
UNI Minority Entrepreneur Incubator Students
UNI Business partners with Waterloo to launch minority-owned business accelerator

The pandemic has damaged businesses across the country. Federal aid in the form of Paycheck Protection Program—which began April 3 and ended Aug. 8 and handed out 5.2 million loans worth $525 billion—provided an essential crutch. But some businesses, particularly Black-owned and minority-owned businesses, were largely locked...

2 months 1 week ago
Social Media
New Social Media Marketing Course at UNI Open to Local Business Professionals

Need an introduction or refresher to the fundamentals of using Social Media for effectively marketing your business or organization?  The MBA program in the College of Business Administration at UNI announced a new graduate level one credit course on Social Media Marketing to be offered to its students taught by professional...

2 months 3 weeks ago
taylor baltes at the university of northern iowa
UNI Business student helped analyze community’s health needs during internship

Taylor Baltes (Management ’20) combined her interest in data with working for a good cause. It started in the late summer when Baltes was searching for an internship for the fall semester. She stumbled upon an opening for data analytics at the Cedar Valley United Way, a nonprofit organization that distributes funds to various...

3 months 4 days ago
carter nordman with business professional at university of northern iowa
Business student elected to Iowa House of Representatives

Carter Nordman (Management) was 11 years old when his grandmother introduced him to Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley at the Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines. It was Nordman’s first introduction to the world of politics and he was hooked. Ten years later, on Nov. 3, the University of Northern Iowa senior business management...

5 months 2 days ago
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UNI business college honors student veterans and those who serve

In honor of Veterans Day, we want to recognize all business faculty and students who have served or are currently serving our country. Here are a few of their stories.    Austin Wood (Accounting and MIS) Austin Wood served in the Marine Corps from 2014 to 2018. Stationed in Camp Pendleton, California, Wood's job was in radio...

5 months 3 days ago