Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Jessica Clark
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Alumna’s top score leads to top-notch job

This call may be recorded for quality and training purposes. These words are familiar to anyone who has ever called a customer service line. Have you ever wondered if anyone listens the calls? Alumna Jessica Clark does.

It's On Us campaign
Monday, October 20, 2014

It's On Us campaign

The University of Northern has joined the nationwide "It's On Us" campaign. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unveiled the campaign in September to engage students and colleges to take active roles in preventing sexual assault on campus.

Family Weekend
Monday, October 13, 2014

UNI Family Weekend festivities

A weekend full of fun activities is planned for UNI students and their families during this year's Family Weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 19.

Sarah Dobney
Thursday, October 9, 2014

More than lions, zebras and elephants

What better way to truly understand human relations than to participate in what senior Sara Dobney calls the ultimate field experience. This elementary education major traveled to the east African country of Tanzania to earn credit for her human relations course required for teacher licensure.

BOR Open Forum
Friday, October 3, 2014

Board of Regents TIER open forum Monday, Oct. 6

The Board of Regents engaged Deloitte Consulting to do an independent, comprehensive, administrative and academic review of the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

Ryan Joiner
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Books can do amazing things

Books can help you fly if you have no wings, give you riches if you have no goldmine, help you find your way if you have no map.

Strength coaches help build strong athletes
Friday, September 26, 2014

Strength coaches help build strong athletes

Jed Smith and Dominic (Nick) Davis put UNI on the map for strength and conditioning professionals across the Midwest.

UNI's Rod Library
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

UNI's Rod Library is nifty at fifty

The new school year is in full swing, and so is an exciting year at the Rod Library. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the library in its current building.

Panther volleyabll
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Panther volleyball: A 40-year success story

The Panther women's volleyball team first took to the court in 1974. Over the past 40 years, UNI has racked up 18 NCAA tournament appearances, 16 Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) championships and 29 seasons in which they posted 20 or more victories.

Rebecca Peterson
Friday, September 12, 2014

Spreading STEM throughout the world

Rebecca Petersen's journey to becoming an educator was very different from most, but now that she's working as a teacher, she's accomplished more than she ever could have thought possible.