College of Business Stories & News

Owners of Grid Lounge, Zach Everman, Reese Reimer and Patrick Luensmann

JPEC connection leads to new sim racing business venture

Zach Everman transformed a basement hobby into Grid Lounge, Cedar Falls' sim racing destination, with the support of the University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC). Leveraging JPEC's resources and guidance, Everman navigated the entrepreneurial journey to create a unique space for racing enthusiasts and beyond.
Jenna Meyer

Jenna Meyer awarded inaugural David W. Wilson Scholars Endowed Fund Scholarship, securing full-ride to UNI

The University of Northern Iowa proudly announces Jenna Meyer as the inaugural recipient of the David W. Wilson Scholars Endowed Fund Scholarship.
Yanting Wang standing in front of UNI sign

Chinese international student Yanting Wang is making the most of her UNI experience

Yanting Wang, a transfer student from China's Shanghai Dianji University, is actively making the most of her time. She credits the welcoming culture and sense of community at UNI for helping her adapt and thrive, especially through the support of professor Alicja Boruta-Sadkowski.
Wilson Presidents' Council Co-Presidents Grace Croat and Nathanial Madden emceeing Leadership Celebration.

Wilson College of Business Leadership Celebration honors outstanding students

The Wilson College of Business concluded its academic year with the annual Leadership Celebration, recognizing distinguished students for their outstanding achievements.
Wilson Presidents' Council Co-Presidents Grace Croat and Nathanial Madden emceeing Leadership Celebration.

Wilson College of Business Leadership Celebration honors outstanding students

The Wilson College of Business concluded its academic year with the annual Leadership Celebration, recognizing distinguished students for their outstanding achievements.
Statue of Lady Justice holding balanced scales

Ethical decision-making takes center stage at student competition

The Wilson College of Business emphasizes business ethics education through both courses and the annual Ethics Case Competition, where students present real-world solutions before a panel of judge
Davan Crooker holding check for $5,000 with Patrick Luensmann

University of Northern Iowa students among winners in the 24th annual John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

Davan Crooker of UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center emerged as a first-place winner at this year's Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition.
Jordan Weber golfing using golf simulator

Panther alum wins $90,000 in golf simulator competition

08 UNI alum and former Panther golfer earned the top spot in the season finale of the NEXT Golf Tour, a tournament played on Trackman Simulator software.
Can showing the Green Brewery Certification

Brewing for a better tomorrow

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) is dedicated to enhancing the environmental sustainability of Iowa’s brewing industry through its Iowa Green Brewery Certification program.
RSM employees holding balloons in the shape of the letters "RSM"

Global accounting firm finds its future professionals at UNI

UNI’s accounting program has a history that is rich in excellence, boasting professionals who are C-suite executives all around the world.