University of Northern Iowa
The GeoInformatics Training Research
Education and Extension (
is located within the Geography Department
at the University of Northern Iowa and the
purpose of the Center is to support the
effective use of geospatial technologies at the
University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and in the
state of Iowa.
This array of STEM programming across the
State of Iowa are all tied to an administrative
center for the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory
Council, a statewide edu-nomic development
initiative where STEM education and economic
development merge to improve lives and
communities, housed at the University of
B & E Assistance
Business & Entrepreneurial Assistance
program provides uniquely tailored resources,
technologies and networks to meet the needs
of Iowa entrepreneurs and businesses. The
program is provided by Business & Community
Services (BCS). BCS was created 30 years ago
to provide a point of outreach to connect
with business development assistance.
The Center for Violence Prevention
seeks to build the capacity of institutions of
higher education, K-12 schools, victim service
agencies, law enforcement and the criminal
justice system to systematically implement
best practice violence prevention and
evaluation strategies in collaboration with
state, family and community partners.
E & S Assistance
Environmental & Sustainability Assistance
programs at BCS provide an array of research,
education and technical assistance, all with the
focus of reducing waste and increasing
sustainability of our environment.
The Institute for Decision Making (
economic and community development
outreach unit of Business and Community
Services. IDM has a 30-year record of
delivering tailored and innovative planning,
technical assistance, applied research, and
training to nearly 800 organizations in the
public and private sector throughout Iowa.
Due to privacy laws, numbers less than 5 cannot be reported.
Methodological changes in the current year may result in some variation from previous years.