Picture of student considering the top jobs in business
Feb 17, 2022

Fastest-Growing Business Jobs

Majoring in business will open the door for many potential career opportunities! Rather than some majors that pigeonhole you into one very specific career, business gives you a lot of flexibility. This makes it a fantastic option if you don’t know exactly what kind of job you’d like to have, but you still have a general idea. With the best business jobs, you can expect high wages, great job security, and plenty of daily mental stimulation.

College of Business team at the Deloitte FanTAXtic competition
Dec 22, 2021

UNI Business Wins Regional Tax Competition for Third Time in Four Years

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

Ernst Young
Nov 30, 2021

Alumni Give Back To Create New Accounting Fellowship

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.

Foster family
Jun 28, 2021

Foster family sets up fellowship for Junior Accounting Faculty

The University of Northern Iowa holds a special place in the hearts’ of Rod and Heidi Foster. Rod started his long career in accounting because of his education at the College of Business. UNI is also where he met his wife, Heidi, a graduate of the chemistry program. They now have two grown sons—one of which is also a UNI graduate. Because of their UNI experience, Rod and Heidi both feel the need to give back to the university and repay it for giving them the tools and experiences to be successful in business and life.

UNI Campanile
Jun 07, 2021

Accounting professor doubles as an established painter

Tim Lindquist began painting when he was just a teenager. A friend invited him over to learn how to create a dog on canvas, and Lindquist was hooked. He asked for paints that Christmas and considered majoring in art at college. But he chose accounting instead, becoming an educator and professor at the College of Business.

UNI business students at career fair
Oct 16, 2020

The complete guide to choosing a college major

College is an exciting time in your life, but don’t spend all four years merely enjoying it – you should take advantage of this time to determine exactly what you want to do with your life. This article will help you decide how to choose your college major that fits your long-term goals.

UNI accounting professor Cathy Bowler assists students during the annual VITA program
Oct 16, 2020

UNI accounting students learn from experienced professionals

A path in accounting can lead almost anywhere. Just ask UNI accounting instructors and professors, who have diverse backgrounds in the industry. Here are just a few of them and their experiences.  

Northern Iowa accounting students help prepare tax returns for VITA program
Sep 21, 2020

UNI named Top 3 program for CPAs

The University of Northern Iowa’s accounting department ranked third in the nation in preparing students to become certified public accountants, according to a new analytic by Baylor University and UNI professors.

The newly created CPA Success Index estimates students’ progress toward completing all four parts of the CPA exam. The metric found UNI students had an 89% success rate on the notoriously difficult test, just below Texas A&M University (90%) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (95%).

Charlie the dog. I can't adult.
Sep 03, 2020

Five iOS Apps for people learning to 'adult'

The anxiety young people have about maturing in their twenties has lead to the word "adulting" becoming quite popular. It's a useful, albeit somewhat glib, catch-all term for taking care of yourself. Doing your laundry? Adulting. Scrambling an egg? Adulting. In truth, the real sign of adulthood is living a life that's within your control, and for that, there are several iOS apps to help. With these five apps, anyone can "adult" -- or at least fake it when they need to. 


Gmail icon on mobile phone
Aug 31, 2020

5 highly effective Gmail tools you should be using but probably aren't

Do you use Gmail for your business or personal email correspondence? Do you want to improve your email experience, rather than rely on Google's standard email interface? Thanks to developers within the email productivity space, there are a growing number of productivity apps available for Gmail users. Following are five powerful Gmail productivity tools to consider adding to your email routine: