Students studying at UNI
Oct 20, 2023

The history of Business at University of Northern Iowa

 Business education has a rich history at the University of Northern Iowa that has made it the top-ranked program it is today. Take a journey through some highlights the business program has experienced from its inception at UNI.

David W. Wilson
Oct 20, 2023

David Wilson, 1970 UNI graduate and founder of Wilson Automotive

David W. Wilson considers his story to be emblematic of the American Dream. Through sheer determination and a belief in doing business the right way, he rose from a small-town Iowa kid with a lower middle class background to become chairman and CEO of Wilson Automotive, one of the country’s largest privately held auto dealerships.

David W. Wilson Ethics Chair event
Oct 20, 2023

David W. Wilson Ethics Chair nurtures ethical leadership for tomorrow's business world

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, one fundamental aspect has remained constant: the importance of ethical decision-making. For nearly two decades, the University of Northern Iowa's College of Business has championed ethics for future business leaders, thanks to the establishment of the David W. Wilson Chair in Ethics. This gift from UNI alum David W. Wilson has not only enriched the academic environment but has also had a profound impact on the way students and faculty approach ethics in the world of business.

Holly and David Wilson
Oct 20, 2023

David W. Wilson pledges $25 million donation to University of Northern Iowa

A historic gift to the University of Northern Iowa will mark a new chapter in the university’s renowned business college. 

Student working on computer
Oct 20, 2023

$25 Million gift ushers in a new era of business education

The newly named David W. Wilson College of Business at the University of Northern Iowa and the campus community are ushering in a new era of transformative education thanks to the historic $25 million donation from David W. Wilson. In 2022 the university launched its largest and most aggressive capital campaign, Our Tomorrow. The goal is large but the mission is simple: ask ourselves what does the world need tomorrow and deliver. At UNI, we’ve never stopped thinking about what our students, state and world need from us.

Jackson Twait on American Ninja Warrior
Jun 22, 2023

From UNI to Ninja U and TV’s “American Ninja Warrior”

Many of the athletes featured on "American Ninja Warrior" have something in common: they train at Ninja U, which is owned and operated by two UNI alums.

Two UNI graduates in caps and gowns at Commencement
Jun 20, 2023

UNI students named to Spring 2023 graduation and dean’s lists

The University of Northern Iowa's graduation and dean's lists for spring 2023 have now been released.

Lux Service Award winners with their awards
Apr 12, 2023

University of Northern Iowa announces 2023 Lux Service Award winners

The University of Northern Iowa announced its 2023 Lux Service Awards recipients at its Student Leadership Awards ceremony. 

Student in front of I love NY sign
Apr 06, 2023

Undergraduate Research Program provides unique opportunities to College of Business students

A program at the UNI College of Business provides students the opportunity to enhance their analytical, research and professional skills – all while having plenty of fun along the way. The Undergraduate Research Program is a unique offering at the college, where students can receive funding, support and chances to present published research at national conferences.

Target representatives at the career fair
Feb 15, 2023

5 ways you can prepare for the Career Fair

Career fairs are excellent opportunities to meet potential employers and showcase your expertise and background. UNI Career Services hosts two career fairs every academic year at the Maucker Union  (you can find dates on the online calendar), attended by more than 150 employers.