The University of Northern Iowa today begins its release of COVID-19 test results. This routinely updated aggregate data, shared in a way that protects individuals’ privacy, is available here. The dashboard will be updated each Friday and Monday. “Timely, accurate information is a powerful tool for fighting COVID-19, and we believe everyone in the community deserves to have access to it as we work together to stop this virus,” said President Mark A. Nook.
Creating international partnerships has long been a goal for the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Back in the summer of 2017, JPEC partnered with UNI’s International Recruitment and Admissions office to create a Panther Cage Challenge — a Shark Tank-style business pitch competition — for international students touring Midwest universities as a part of EdTour.
Supporting our nation’s heroes isn’t just a passion for Emma Slagle and her family — it’s a successful business. Called Honor and Respect, the organization sells shoes and other merchandise and donates its profits to help first responders and military veterans’ mental health.
Two teams of UNI MBA students who worked as consultants to Cedar Valley organizations for over six months presented their professional analysis and recommendations to faculty and business professionals at the beginning of July.
I was looking at a cereal box while I munched on the goodness of oats. The box proclaimed that the cereal was “heart-healthy.” Since the cereal was pure oats, instead of a lot of sugar with a few oats thrown in, the claim was plausible.
A new class at UNI's business college is allowing students to create a business and drive revenue. Called Marketing Strategy in Practice, the course integrates education with practice and strengthens the department's marketing and entrepreneurship focus.
For Vinton, Iowa native, Sydney Bartling (Real Estate ’19), this project wasn’t entirely new. During her spring internship at Dominium, a Twin Cities-based affordable housing developer, Bartling was tasked with a case competition — propose a potential development deal to the organization’s partners.