The College of Business has become a powerhouse in the annual Deloitte FanTAXtic competition, which pits colleges and their students against each other in accounting-focused challenges. For the third time in four years, a team from UNI has won the fall regional competition, proof positive of the high-quality UNI accounting program that prepares students for their career challenges
For college graduates, having credentials can be a huge appeal to employers. At the College of Business, a new digital badge program further expands business students’ opportunities to earn professional distinctions, so they can kickstart their careers and showcase key skills gained from high-impact experiences at school.
Periodically, my wife will give me homework assignments. Not the “honey do” jobs around the house that most partners get—she knows I create more problems than I ever fix—but reading or writing chores, just like I give my students. Her most recent dictate was to read a 30-year-old article from the Harvard Business Review, “What’s the Matter with Business Ethics?” by Andrew Stark. Because business ethics is my home field, I decided to comply. My study of business ethics began in the mid-1990s, not long after the article was originally published, so it also served as a way for me to review
The 2021 Winter Early Founder's Program will begin on December 27. This is a 4-week program that allows students to validate, test, and grow their business concepts with the help of their peers and mentors. The program closes on Sunday, January 23 with a final workshop where students will share their business discoveries and progress in a formal presentation.
Federal judges rule on cases that can affect the profitability of particular companies and even whole industries. Imagine a judge handling a case with a large retailer. What would you think if this judge owned shares of stock in this large retailer and even bought or sold shares during the trial? You would be shocked and suspicious.
For Chris Yuska (Accounting, ’01) and Kevin Zaugg (Accounting, ’96), giving to UNI Accounting is a passion. Over the years, they’ve contributed money to various Ernst and Young scholarships in order to help accounting students obtain their degrees and find success in the accounting profession.
Recently, I have been reading about race relations in the USA. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson and The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee approach the topic from different angles, but both point out the fact that African Americans have suffered, in large part, as a result of our economic system. History, indeed, provides an egregious example of how US society has treated certain groups of people; but it is still seen in the putative mistreatment of workers in today’s economy, through the concepts of Striketober and The Great Resignation.