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Nov 16, 2023

Benefits That Benefit

On-site acupuncture, yoga classes? Lunches made by chefs?! While these are some of the headline-grabbing employee benefits and perks offered out there — typically by top tech firms in Silicon Valley — a comprehensive and forward-looking benefits package does make a significant impact in recruiting and retaining top talent.

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. 

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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.

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Sep 22, 2023

ESOPS provide a business boost for owners and employees

How can businesses better engage and retain employees? How can they boost productivity while providing fulfilling job experiences? These are age-old questions leaders face, and one unique solution some have turned to is giving employees a direct stake in the company through Employee Stock Ownership Plans, or ESOPs.

Sep 12, 2023

University of Northern Iowa student chapter receives superior merit award from SHRM

Cedar Falls, IA — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded a 2022-2023 Superior Merit Award designation to the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student members. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the club has received this prestigious award.

Jade Chu
Jun 27, 2023

UNI professor’s research cited in White House economic report

The email that Jade Chu received from the Executive Office of the President back in March wasn't a phishing scheme - it was very real!

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.