As I write this column, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is more than a month old, with no readily available resolution in sight. Unquestionably, the greatest toll is being felt by Ukrainian residents, who are suffering from incessant shelling, forced migration to safer locales, and death. As many have noted already, this presents the rest of the world with humanitarian and moral crises that we must attend to. I certainly acknowledge these concerns, and wish I had something useful to say about them, but I don’t feel qualified to do that.
Leah Stoeger (Business Administration, ’23) has claim to a pretty cool milestone. The first time she visited the United States was to attend the College of Business as part of an exchange program. She liked it so much, she decided to stay as a full-time student, now in her second semester in Cedar Falls.
I have previously mentioned the idea of “degrowth” in my thoughts about our approach to global climate change and resource depletion. I first ran into this concept in the summer of 2019, when I attended the Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS) in Vienna. At that point in my thinking, my opinion was, “Well, of course we have to shrink our impact on the climate and natural resources. That means we all have to do with less.” Easy enough to say for an affluent resident of the global West, who while certainly not rich by US standards, doesn’t miss any meals, either.
There are plenty of jobs for both creative and analytical types in the marketing industry. Responsibilities can also run the gamut, from tracking statistics to creating whole marketing campaigns. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for marketing majors are expected to increase by 8% every year through 2028. Here are five entry-level jobs to kickstart your career in marketing.
Understanding how to be a strong and effective leader is important for anyone at any age. On March 9, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the UNI Women in Business club hosted its fourth annual Young Women in Leadership Conference at Gallagher Bluedorn, helping high school women build crucial leadership skills. This year’s event drew an attendance of over 250 people.
You may have seen the signs around campus announcing First Amendment Rights training at UNI. I am a staunch believer in the First Amendment. The amendment is a key freedom setting America apart from totalitarian, authoritarian, and even other democratic governments. I encourage you to complete the training; it doesn’t take long, and you’ll learn some interesting aspects of the First Amendment.
On November 17, 2021, prior to the US House of Representative’s vote to censure Rep. Paul Gosar, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, delivered a fiery speech on the House floor, part of which attacked a fellow Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, from Minnesota. US Representative Lauren Boebert, from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, was elected to her post in 2020. Boebert has quickly gained a reputation for “ugly and unsavory” actions, and using politics to promote her personal brand.