UNI Real Estate Family
Siblings who stick together: UNIBusiness is a family affair for some

When deciding what college or university to attend, high schoolers have to consider myriad factors: size, programs offered, proximity to home and more. But one factor seems to weigh heavily on their choices — family.  According to a 2014 study from Harvard University and the College Board, about 20% of younger siblings...

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Panther power represented at annual entrepreneurship challenge

University of Northern Iowa 2019 alumnus Jacob Smith and quantitative economics major Cole Wetzel have been selected as one of the Top 25 Finalist teams for the Schultz Entrepreneurship Challenge as part of e-Fest 2020, which is a three-day celebration of undergraduate entrepreneurs featuring workshops, networking and four...

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UNI PSE Chapter
UNI's PSE chapter has strong showing at national competition

The speech that won University of Northern Iowa junior Hannah Haisman a first-place finish at a recent national competition was inspired by a lesson learned during a summer internship: “When the going gets tough, the tough stay joyful.” Haisman, a communications major who will start her senior year at UNI this fall, took first...

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UNI Entrepreneur Rob Sales
UNI student spreads joy one doughnut at a time

Robert Sales arrived at UNI knowing he wanted to be an entrepreneur. The Pella native’s business instincts had been apparent since he was a first-grader who won a contract mowing vacant lots in his neighborhood. At UNI, Sales focused on the food industry, launching a food truck business and then, with help from professors and...

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UNI Real Estate
'It’s not just learning to sell houses': A look inside UNI's real estate program

It was 1976 and Arthur Cox was at his first day on the job as salesperson at a Quad Cities real estate firm. Excited to learn the ins and outs of his new position, he followed his boss to the open-office area where the company’s brokers spent a portion of their workdays. Rows of desks filled the space, and Cox’s then-boss...

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