UNI Entrepreneur Rob Sales
UNI student spreads joy one doughnut at a time

Robert Sales arrived at UNI knowing he wanted to be an entrepreneur. The Pella native’s business instincts had been apparent since he was a first-grader who won a contract mowing vacant lots in his neighborhood. At UNI, Sales focused on the food industry, launching a food truck business and then, with help from professors and...

10 months 3 weeks ago
UNI Real Estate
'It’s not just learning to sell houses': A look inside UNI's real estate program

It was 1976 and Arthur Cox was at his first day on the job as salesperson at a Quad Cities real estate firm. Excited to learn the ins and outs of his new position, he followed his boss to the open-office area where the company’s brokers spent a portion of their workdays. Rows of desks filled the space, and Cox’s then-boss...

10 months 3 weeks ago
Stock Market
UNIBusiness security analysis class uses Krause Fund to learn real-world trading tools

It’s hard to replicate the feeling of investing in a real portfolio made up of real money. At UNIBusiness, the Krause Fund provides an opportunity for students to do exactly that. It started more than two decades ago, when Bill Krause, the founder of Kum and Go, donated $100,000 to four universities, including UNI, hoping to...

10 months 4 weeks ago
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UNI business faculty and staff recognized for excellence

It is disappointing that we cannot be together at this time of celebration, the end of the semester where student leadership and faculty and staff excellence are our focus. Know that we will celebrate together, in August, the Friday before classes begin. At least that is my hope for what our future will be. Regardless, I am...

11 months 2 weeks ago
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UNI business students awarded for academics and leadership

Every April, UNIBusiness celebrates the end of the academic year by recognizing the accomplishments of distinguished faculty, alumni and students at the annual Leadership Celebration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 UNIBusiness Leadership Celebration will be celebrated virtually though a series of online features, videos...

11 months 2 weeks ago
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UNI business college once again receives coveted accreditation

The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration once again earned the “gold standard” for business colleges worldwide after the AACSB extended its accreditation for another five years in recognition of its continued excellence in education. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have earned AACSB...

11 months 2 weeks ago