Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, April 25, 2016

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to UNI. Their tireless academic preparation, strong relationships with faculty and other students, and wide variety of out-of-class experiences have helped create a strong foundation for their future.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Helping new students feel at home

Going to college can be somewhat of an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land at times.

Fortunately for UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Building a better community

Being involved in residence life allows students to build connections and experience first-hand the positive impact Resident Assistants (RAs) can make on their peers.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Fashion and design show at UNI

The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 24th annual fashion and design show at 7p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

UNI celebrates Pride Week

The University of Northern Iowa's LGBT student organization, UNI Proud, will host campus-wide events from Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8, in celebration of Pride Week.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

One day. One night. One purpose. One fight.

The 14th annual UNI Relay For Life is right around the corner, but for many students, this event is much more than just a nine-hour fundraising event.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mayim Bialik visits UNI

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik will speak at the University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 11, 2016, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A return to campus

In 1970, a group of students often referred to as the “UNI 7” generated support across the community when they took a stand against the administration and fought for adequate representation, equality and inclusion for students of color on campus.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Putting 2 and 2 together

As an elementary school student, Sam Kapler was big into mathematics and could often be found teaching his younger cousins how to solve math problems. Teaching and mathematics came naturally to Kapler, yet he never considered combining the two.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Your summer housing solution

Going home for the summer is not always convenient for college students who would rather stay in Cedar Falls with their friends. The chance to work over the summer at your part- or full-time job in town could be wishful thinking because of one problem: you don't have a place to live.

Monday, March 7, 2016

UNI celebrates Women's History Month

The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events this March in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.

The events include:

Monday, March 7, 2016

At home in the lab

If you're questioning where to find Brittnie Dotson, senior biology major from Gary, Indiana, on a normal day, you can take a pretty educated guess that she will be in the biology lab of McCollum Science Hall on UNI's campus.

Monday, February 29, 2016

A curtain call for theatre alum

Katy Slaven stood on stage in the Great Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center the morning of February 23, as an audience of 1,500 exuberant middle school students sang “Happy Birthday” to her.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

State Capitol hosts UNI Day

At UNI Day at the Capitol, students, faculty and staff will showcase interactive dis
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

UNI: A path to med school

Derek Bradley, a senior biology major with a minor in chemistry, is taking part in something quite common at UNI: student-faculty research. UNI students can work alongside their professors as early as their freshman year.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

NBC Nightly News interviews UNI professor

When students gathered in Christopher Edginton’s classroom in the Jacobson Human Performance Complex on Thursday morning, the addition of a camera crew from NBC Nightly News ensured that this would be anything but class as usual.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

UNI hosts eighth annual Darwin Week

The eighth annual Darwin Week will be held on the University of Northern Iowa campus Monday, Feb. 8 through Thursday, Feb. 11. The event is hosted by University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNI), a student organization for skeptics, atheists, agnostics and freethinkers.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

UNI: a home away from home

"The campus was beautiful, the people in Iowa and at UNI were very friendly, and the size of the campus was perfect for me," said Steven Gomez, a junior biology major from San Antonio, Texas.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

University weather-related information

All UNI classes are canceled and campus is on reduced operations today, Tuesday, Feb. 2, due to severe weather. Essential employees should report to work as normal. 

23rd Street Market, Biscotti's, Piazza and Rialto will be open regular hours today, Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Monday, February 1, 2016

New UNI magazine is a roar

Creative majors now have a funky and exciting way to come together at UNI thanks to the new magazine Uprising. Kara Keigan, the founder and editor in chief, and fellow students working on the student-run magazine released their first issue of Uprising in May 2015.