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Monday, Feb 6, 2017
Leah Dunlay Hired as Project Manager

Cedar Falls, IA - The University of Northern Iowa’s Metal Casting Center is pleased to announce Leah Dunlay has been hired as project manager.   She will primarily be headquartered at the TechWorks Campus facility where she will spearhead efforts... Read More

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
UNI Names New Regional Director for Small Business Development Center

(Cedar Falls, IA) - The Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa is excited to announce Amy Dutton has been selected as the new Small Business Development Center Regional Director for the UNI center. “We are... Read More

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
NewBoCo to take over EntreFEST

Cedar Falls, Iowa -- EntreFEST, the annual statewide gathering of entrepreneurs and business leaders, has a new home. The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative, Inc. (NewBoCo), out of Cedar Rapids, has reached an agreement with the University of... Read More

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
UNI JPEC Receives International Award for Student Entrepreneurship

Cedar Falls, IA -- Next week, the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) will receive the Student Entrepreneurship Program of the Year award presented by the International Business Innovation Association (... Read More

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Pappajohn Launches 2016 Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

John Pappajohn, Iowa's premier venture capitalist, has announced the launch of the 2016 Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition. This is the 11th annual competition sponsored by John Pappajohn. Since 2006, more than $500,000 has been... Read More

Friday, Feb 5, 2016
BCS visits with the Economic Development Appropriations Committee

DES MOINES, IA -- On Thursday, February 4, BCS representatives presented to The Economic Development Appropriations Committee at the Capitol in Des Moines. The committee discussed the advancements in UNI Metal Casting program and Advance Iowa’s... Read More

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
Hillary Clinton Visits UNI Metal Casting Center at CedarValley TechWorks

On Wednesday, December 9 former Secretary of State, First Lady and 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton toured the Cedar Valley TechWorks Campus in Waterloo. Clinton experienced the innovative offerings of UNI’s Additive Manufacturing Center... Read More

Monday, Oct 5, 2015
IWRC Awarded Grant to Continue Food Waste Reduction Efforts

Cedar Falls, IA -- A new national food waste reduction goal has been set by government agencies just in time for the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa to begin a new grant-funded project to continue its... Read More

Monday, Sep 28, 2015
Winners announced in the John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

The 2015 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition came to a close on September 24 with the announcement of the winners at a special recognition luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines. Innovas Technologies received first place and... Read More

Monday, Sep 21, 2015
UNI College of Business Administration seeking clients for MBA Capstone Experience program

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration is seeking potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience, which is a comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum. Teams of three... Read More

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