Computer Design Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lectra Systs Group, Paris, recently presented
the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), Cedar Falls, Iowa, with $2,326,350 worth of its U4ia®
computer design software.This is the largest corporate gift in the history of the university, and
it makes UNI the only university in Iowa and one of only six universities nationwide to have the
U4ia software. According to the university, the donation will benefit students and faculty in the
Textile and Apparel Program (TAPP) of UNIs Department of Design, Family and Consumer Science.U4ia
is Computer Designs flagship software program. It includes innovative methods for design,
marketing, communications and production.