Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Blue Zones
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

UNI is 'in the zone'

Sardina, Italy. Ikaria, Greece. Okinawa, Japan. Nicoya, Costa Rica. Loma Linda, Calif.

Camp Multimedia
Monday, July 15, 2013

Hobby or résumé builder?

It may seem odd to some, but skills related to video games and video podcasting have an ever-increasing presence in the career world of today. Just like any other skill set, the sooner one is given access the better.

Kara Poppe
Monday, July 15, 2013

Students You Should Know: Kara Poppe

Kara Poppe's email signature closes with words spoken by the Lorax, a character created by Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, in his book "The Lorax." This environmentally aware character says, "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.

UNI-CUE
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Unique learning at UNI-CUE

Lasting four weeks during the summer, the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) holds a small academy for local prospective middle school students.

Jordan Christian
Monday, July 1, 2013

Students You Should Know: Jordan Christian

This past year, Jordan Christian was a resident assistant (RA) in Dancer Hall at UNI. For some people, being an RA your sophomore year of college is enough of a full-time job, but not for Jordan. He also runs his own landscaping business in his hometown of Madison, Wisc.

Camp Smart Art
Monday, July 1, 2013

Rethinking art at Camp Smart Art

Throughout the summer, the University of Northern Iowa hosts a wide variety of camps for kids of all ages. Smart Art was a camp held for the first time this summer during the week of June 10 through 14.

New student orientation
Monday, June 24, 2013

New student orientation at UNI

New student orientation at the University of Northern Iowa is the start of a whole new chapter in a student's life.

Amela
Monday, June 17, 2013

Hard work pays off for UNI student

When people think of Amela Andelija, they typically think of a hard worker.

Zach Owens
Monday, June 17, 2013

Students You Should Know: Zach Owens

There's no way of "sneaking" past the fact that UNI junior Zach Owens, a textiles and apparel major, loves designing sneakers. He's taking his next steps at UNI towards becoming part of the textiles industry.

High altitude ballooning
Monday, June 10, 2013

UNI students dedicated to flying high

On Saturday, May 18, following almost a year of hard work and planning, members of the Iowa Near-Space Project Integrating Research and Education (INSPIRE) team at the University of Northern Iowa was finally able to launch a high-altitude balloon more than 85,000 feet into the sky.

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