Shahina Amin, Lawrence Jepson Professor of International Economics at the UNI College of Business, was the recipient of the Board of Regents’ Faculty Excellence Award this fall, which recognizes those who have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers.
As the world becomes more reliant on data, every industry is looking for more people to interpret the information. A degree in business analytics will teach you how to gather and interpret data so better business decisions can be made for the future.
Internet shopping precludes trying things on before purchasing. Free shipping has become the industry norm. As with any resource, “free” shipping leads to wasteful behavior. Customers order two or three sizes of a particular style, since they don’t pay directly for shipping. Retailers hope that maintaining customer goodwill will be beneficial.
Gaining professional experiences before graduation has enormous benefits — and not just in the ways that you think. Of course, one of the biggest pluses is increasing your chances of gaining employment upon graduation. In fact, according to a 2019 study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), those with an internship were 16% more likely to have a job offer when finished with college.
Pre-professional experiences most commonly include internships but can also include freelance work or part-time jobs in a related field.
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