College of Business Students
Feb 16, 2023

College of Business students help plan international business case competition on campus

Students from around the globe will descend on the University of Northern Iowa campus from March 4 to 11 for an internationally renowned business case competition. And our own students are making it happen.

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.

Headshots of Mattingly and Olsen
Jan 25, 2023

UNI College of Business faculty honored with prestigious state and university awards

Two UNI College of Business faculty members were honored this academic year, recognizing their outstanding professional contributions during their careers.

UNI business alum Chad Chandlee
Dec 12, 2022

UNI business alum serving as COO of Dubuque-based Kendall Hunt Publishing

When it came time for Chad Chandlee to decide which college to attend, picking the University of Northern Iowa was a no-brainer.  “I loved UNI,” Chandlee said, who is now president and chief operating officer of Kendall Hunt Publishing in Dubuque.

MIS Students
Oct 26, 2022

MIS students help solve information technology needs for small businesses

Throughout their time at the College of Business, Management Information Systems (MIS) students take in a well-rounded curriculum full of fundamental principles, applications and more. This coursework prepares them for a career in technology and business. One course, Information System Development Projects, taught by Betsy Ratchford, is intended to bundle those lessons and apply them in real-world scenarios.

Madison Krarmer
Oct 06, 2022

UNI student Madison Kraemer elected national president of FBLA

Madison Kraemer (Marketing and Organizational Leadership, ’23) spent the last year serving on the national board of directors for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a student organization dedicated to future business leaders in middle school, high school and college. Her goal quickly became to become president and help advocate for the organization.

Student organization posing in front of Curris Business Building
Aug 30, 2022

4 reasons why you should join a student organization right now

Student organizations can be one of the keys to a successful college career. The UNI College of Business offers more than 20 organizations to help you grow personally and professionally, including leadership and major-specific clubs.


Marcelo Acosta, named UNI’s first Noel Scholar program recipient
Aug 29, 2022

Des Moines student named UNI’s first Noel Scholar program recipient

A new scholarship will give one business student a full ride to UNI, including tuition, books and room & board. Marcelo Acosta, a student at East High School in Des Moines who will attend UNI in the fall, is the first recipient of the Noel Scholars program, created thanks to a generous gift by Rick (Accounting, ‘90) and Lisa Noel.


Is a Business Degree Worth It?
Aug 24, 2022

Is a business degree worth it?

If you’re a high schooler who’s been mulling over your future plans, you may have heard mixed information when you’ve asked “Is a business degree worth it?” While the cost of tuition can look intimidating, there’s so much more than the short-term expense to consider. If you’re selecting the right major at the right school, your degree will more than pay for itself over time. Here’s a guide to help you understand the true value of a business degree.

Headshot of Emily Mensen
Jul 29, 2022

Emily Mensen carves out a career in analytics

Emily Mensen, a UNI Business management alum, uses her analytics skill to help top executives interpret data to drive business decisions. Mensen said UNI Business was fundamental to her career. Her courses were well-rounded, and she learned people skills, communication and bridging generational gaps, which has come in handy when working with coworkers of all ages.