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UNI offers Free Application Week for future business students

In celebration of the newly-named Wilson College of Business, UNI invites prospective business students to apply for free Jan. 14-19, 2024.
Patrick Luensmann

Luensmann appointed new director of University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Patrick Luensmann has been named director of the UNIJohn Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center following the retirement of former Director Laurie Watje.
Wesley Clark holing certificate at Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship in Orlando, Florida

UNI student Wesley Clark competes at national Microsoft Excel competition

When Wesley Clark (Accounting and Finance, ‘24) sat down to take his Excel certification exam as part of the Introduction to Information Systems course at the Wilson College of Business, he had no idea the path it would send him down. He had prior experience with Excel in previous internships, so he was proficient, but when he received an email a few months later indictating he was chosen to compete at Certiport’s 2023 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship in Orlando, Florida, he was…
Jerry Thiel with award

UNI’s Thiel receives prestigious honor for service to the steel foundry industry

Jerry Thiel, director of the University of Northern Iowa’s Foundry 4.0 Center, is the 2023 recipient of the Thomas E. Barlow Award of Honor from the Steel Founders’ Society of America.
Marc Mitchell in Denmark with friends and family

Marc Mitchell studied abroad 30 years ago – and he hasn’t forgotten it

In 1994, Marc Mitchell ('95) chose to study in Denmark for a semester, not anticipating how life-changing it would be. He learned about this opportunity from a fraternity friend who had gone the previous year and decided to pursue it after some inquiries with the business school. This past summer he returned with his family to reconnect with his Danish classmate.
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Students and staff react to David W. Wilson College of Business

David W. Wilson's impactful gift of $25 million to the UNI College of Business will make a difference in the lives of Panthers for years to come.
David and Holly Wilson standing in front of Wilson College of Business sign

Iowa Board of Regents approves the first named college at UNI, the David W. Wilson College of Business

The Iowa Board of Regents has formally approved the first named college at the University of Northern Iowa, the David W. Wilson College of Business. 
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Benefits That Benefit

On-site acupuncture, yoga classes? Lunches made by chefs?! While these are some of the headline-grabbing employee benefits and perks offered out there — typically by top tech firms in Silicon Valley — a comprehensive and forward-looking benefits package does make a significant impact in recruiting and retaining top talent.