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Institute for Decision Making

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1 Board of Regents meets in Cedar Falls
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:8, p.01
9/22/2022 Nixson Benitez reports on the prepared budget for UNI this upcoming year approved by the Iowa Board of Regents. About $34 million will go towards building renovations; photo.
2 Institute helps clients plan and strategize
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.05
11/29/2018 The Institute for Decision Making (IDM) operates from the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Founded during the 1987 farm crisis, the center consults with communities and organizations about strategic planning and research; photo.
3 Bowen recognized at International Economic Development Council
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.2
11/1/2013 LaDene Bowen, UNI's associate director of the Institute for Decision Making was awarded for her work in the field on economic development by the International Economic Development Council. Bowen has also worked to encourage females in business.
4 UNI to begin Regional Entrepreneurship Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:47, p.1
9/12/2013 UNI's Business and Community Services will be introducing a Regional Entrepreneurship Project later this year. The project will encourage entrepreneurial development. Factors like economic distress, recent layoffs, and closing will be explored.
5 25 years of strengthening Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.6
1/1/2013 Profile of work of Iowa Waste Reduction Center and Institute for Decision Making.
6 Cedar Valley small business owners and community members can get free advice, information at Small Business Expo of October 4
Public Relations News Release 2012:31, p.1
8/23/2012 Small Business Expo is planned for October 4 at the George Washington Carver Academy School. Admission is free. The Expo is a networking event, providing business information or start-ups.
7 UNI in Iowa; programs reach all 99 counties
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.12
1/1/2010 Business and Community Services programs assist Iowans in many ways; map shows distribution of UNI alumni, students, alumni educators, and BCS clients; photo.
8 UNI's Bowen appointed assistant dean of Economic Development Institute
Public Relations News Release 2009:197, p.1
12/4/2009 LaDene Bowen, senior project manager at the Institute for Decision Making was recently appointed assistant dean of the University of Oklahoma's Economic Development Institute.
9 UNI's Bowen re-elected to International Economic Development Council Board
Public Relations News Release 2008:229, p.1
11/18/2008 LaDene H. Bowen, senior project manager of the University's Institute for Decision Making,will serve a two-year term. The IEDC is headquartered in Washington, D. C. Its mission is to provide leadership and excellence in economic development.
10 After the storms
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.14
11/1/2008 A look at the ways that UNI assisted those who were affected by the Parkersburg tornado and the Flood of 2008; business advice, scholarships, and recreationsl activities; photo.
11 Former IDM interns: leading economic development across Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.21
11/1/2008 Quick look at a few former interns who are doing well; photo.
12 Two Iowa counties awarded rural entrepreneurship development assistance
Public Relations News Release 2007:376, p.1
1/25/2008 Two rural regions have been selected to launch MyEntreNet.
13 UNI Institute for decision Making celebrates 20 years of service in economic development
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.18
1/1/2008 Quick look at the history and purposes of the organization; photo.
14 UNI Institute for Decision Making celebrates 20 years of economic development in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2007:313, p.1
11/28/2007 After twenty years, the Institute for Decision Making continues to progress and lead organizations and governments.
15 UNI celebrates grand opening of Business and Community Services Building
Public Relations News Release 2007:107, p.1
8/17/2007 The grand opening of the Business and Community Services Building will be August 25.
16 UNI to provide media special access to new Business and Community Services Building and programs, Tuesday, August 21
Public Relations News Release 2007:104, p.1
8/15/2007 The dedication of the Business and Community Services Building will be August 25.
17 UNI to unveil results of Iowa Connections industry analysis on Oct. 12
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/10/2006 The Institute for Decision Making will unveil a comprehensive analysis of possible business targets for Iowa Connections, Thursday, October 12.
18 UNI's Institute for Decision Making helps Black Hawk County establish goals, action for future
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
6/22/2006 Institute works with Board of Supervisors to make plans to work together and achieve goals.
19 Four Iowa counties named to rural entrepreneurship development system, A Grow Iowa Values Fund success story
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/5/2006 Four counties have been selected to premier the MyEntreNet program, designed to help small businesses in the area. The counties are Carroll County, Decatur County, the Red Rock area (Marion County), and Poweshiek County.
20 University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center/SBDC to announce first four Iowa 'MyEntreNet Regions'
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/4/2006 Each region will receive services from the UNI Regional Business Center, the Institute for Decision Making, the Iowa SBDC System, the John Pappajohn Centers, and other services.
21 Panther recognition
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.5
10/28/2005 Recent achievements of UNI staff and students.
22 UNI staff member named Fellow Member of International Economic Development Council
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/25/2005 Senior project manager for the University of Northern Iowa's Institute for Decision Making has been named Fellow Member of the International Economic Development Council.
23 UNI staff member re-elected to International Economic Development Council board of directors
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/12/2004 LaDene Bowen has been re-elected; serves as senior project manager for UNI's Institute for Decision Making.
24 UNI Foundation reaches $18 million milestone for McLeod Center
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/9/2003 Funding needed to build the basic facility has been acquired; fundraising will continue in order to support construction of amenities for the arena.
25 Budget crunch
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.2
7/1/2002 A look at recent budget cuts; administrators offer views of the effects of the budget cuts; photo.
26 UNI programs transfer expertise to businesses and communities
Northern Iowa Today 86:1, p.6
1/1/2002 Survey of programs aimed at assisting the state; photo.
27 UNI's LaDene Bowen joins board of new economic council
Public Relations News Release 2000:455, p.1
6/6/2001 LaDene Bowen has been elected to the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) board of directors.
28 Where have all the workers gone?
Public Relations News Release 1999:180, p.1
1/10/2000 Director of the IDM, Randy Pilkington, will discuss the labor force in Iowa.
29 UNI expertise will boost "livability" quotient
Northern Iowa Today 84:1, p.5
1/1/2000 Several UNI units contribute to improving the quality of life in Iowa.
30 Iowa: a place to grow
Public Relations News Release 1999:148, p.1
11/29/1999 The Institute for Decision making at UNI has been helping communities determine how they can create jobs and build wealth.
31 UNI fares well in 1999 Iowa General Assembly
Campus News Network 9:19, p.1
5/24/1999 UNI given $830,000 increase in funding, including funds to open Performing Arts Center, establish Master of Social Work program, and for undergraduate education.
32 UNI program training future economic development professionals
Public Relations News Release 1998:347, p.1
4/26/1999 First students are graduating with degree in economics with emphasis in economic development. Program sponsored by Institute for Decision Making and Department of Economics.
33 Governor Vilsack looks to the Institute for Decision Making for help
Campus News Network 9:16, p.1
4/5/1999 Randy Pilkington appointed to 21st Century Workforce Council; IDM will assist the state's strategic planning group in developing a vision for the State of Iowa.
34 Institute for Decision Making improving life in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:230, p.1
1/28/1999 The Institute for Decision Making at UNI has helped Iowa communities create and implement plans.
35 Legislative priorities set for Iowa General Assembly 1999
Campus News Network 9:10, p.1
1/11/1999 UNI priorities in the new legislative session will be improving teacher education, establishing social work master's degree, and enhancing technology available to students; funds for ABIL, Institute for Decision Making, and IWRC will be requested.
36 Economic development is more effective through clustering
Public Relations News Release 1997:393, p.1
7/9/1998 The Institute for Decision Making promotes economic development through business clustering.
37 Helpline communities decide
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 82:1, p.8
7/1/1998 Institute for Decision Making celebrates tenth anniversary; photo.
38 Institute for Decision Making celebrates 10 years of helping Iowa communities
Campus News Network 8:20, p.1
6/15/1998 Outline of institute's history and services.
39 Institute for Decision Making celebrates 10 years of helping Iowa towns
Public Relations News Release 1997:375, p.1
6/11/1998 The Institute for Decision Making at UNI celebrates its tenth anniversary.
40 Regents approve project description; budget and design agreement for Lang Hall
Campus News Network 7:22, p.1
7/28/1997 Regents approved Lang Hall renovation budget and FY budget.
41 Lang Hall funding among appropriations approved for UNI
Campus News Network 7:19, p.1
5/27/1997 Lang Hall renovation and other campus projects received funding from Iowa General Assembly.
42 Board of Regents approves appropriations requests for UNI
Northern Iowan 93:9, p.2
10/1/1996 Iowa State Board of Regents approved UNI's appropriations requests for 1998 and 1999 fiscal years.
43 University of Northern Iowa technology transfer and economic development programs benefit thousands of Iowa companies
Public Relations News Release 1995:135, p.1
11/15/1995 Iowa companies benefit from UNI outreach programs.
44 Housing and Urban Development official to visit University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:14, p.1
8/29/1995 George Latimer will stop at UNI and participate in a press conference.
45 UNI students partake in new grad program
Northern Iowan 91:62, p.1
6/23/1995 Institute for Decision Making initiates new program.
46 University of Northern Iowa program offers graduate student assistance to communities
Public Relations News Release 1994:523, p.1
6/9/1995 Institute for Decision Making at UNI is providing a work-study program that will benefit several local community organizations.
47 Moderation in business recruitment
Public Relations News Release 1994:477, p.1
5/22/1995 Communities are examining incentives given to new business according to Randy Pilkington.
48 Awards/honors/service: Institute for Decision Making
Campus News Network 5:12, p.Insert 2
2/27/1995 Institute for Decision Making received Community Development Award.
49 University of Northern Iowa staff previewing "Groupware" system with school districts, students and faculty
Public Relations News Release 1994:295, p.1
2/24/1995 "Groupware" technology system will help level the playing field during brainstorming sessions.
50 Putting students to work in communities
Public Relations News Release 1994:170, p.1
12/5/1994 Institute for Decision Making has received a grant to place minority students into positions in the community.


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