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Certificate teaches the fundamentals of health care business

In the past year, health care has become one of the most important industries throughout the world. As the pandemic grips the United States, hospitals and other health organizations have been thrust to the frontlines. But behind front-facing staff and heroes, like doctors, nurses and more, is the business side, like managers...

6 months 13 hours ago
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Unpack program helps students acclimate to college life

Students who enter UNI’s business college come from all kinds of backgrounds. They might be a first-generation student or from an underrepresented group. Whatever the case, UNI’s Unpack program for business students, provides a crucial resource to guide them through the college journey. The program, which is designed to help...

6 months 14 hours ago
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Scammers have not fallen victim to COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has revealed that scammers are still alive and well. They nimbly offered nostrums to prevent or cure the virus to naïve buyers within a few weeks of the epidemic’s explosion. In doing so, the medical quacksters have lived up to their predecessors: let no health scare or new technology go to waste. One...

6 months 2 weeks ago
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Moral hazard in the labor market

In the wake of the disruption in America’s economy, legislators on both sides of the aisle quickly rushed through palliatives for American businesses and workers. In doing so, they may have created situations rife with what economists call “moral hazard,” situations where the affected parties have disincentives to mitigate...

6 months 2 weeks ago
UNI business college interns Caleb Meinders and Kayla Hoeger
UNI business college leads the way at No. 1 Northwestern Mutual office

Thanks to some UNI business college influence, the Waterloo office of Northwestern Mutual had the No. 1 internship program out of all 214 offices across the country from summer 2019 to summer 2020. Two UNI interns led the way. Caleb Meinders (’21) and Kayla Hoeger (’20) were the No. 21 and No. 32 interns (out of 100s) in the...

6 months 3 weeks ago

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