Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Student Involvement Center
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Learn, lead, succeed

"Research shows the retention rate is higher for students who get involved on campus than for those who don't," said Mike Bobeldyk, UNI's Maucker Union associate director. "Research also shows there's a higher graduation rate for those who get involved than for those who don't."

Live Like a Student
Monday, August 26, 2013

Free course pays big dividends

Three weeks. Six classes. Thousands of dollars. UNI students can invest a little time and receive big payoffs now and for years to come by taking the free course Live Like a Student.

Welcome back
Monday, August 26, 2013

Welcome back from President Ruud

**A letter from President Bill Ruud to all UNI students, faculty and staff.

Dear UNI students, faculty and staff,

Living Learning Communities
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

You live you learn

Business, music and elementary/early childhood education majors can soon live with and learn from other like-minded students on residence hall floors specifically designed for them.

Molly Franta
Monday, August 19, 2013

Students You Should Know: Molly Franta

Molly Franta, a UNI senior majoring in history and theatre, spent two years trying to land an internship at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Chats composting
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

From grounds to ground

A cup of Joe, black. An espresso, double shot. A caramel macchiato, extra foam. These tasty beverages are born from dark, fragrant beans harvested in hot, rainy climates along the equator.

Physics of Mario Kart Camp
Friday, August 2, 2013

Ready... Set... Go!

From the television screen to the workshop to the streets. The University of Northern Iowa's Physics of Mario Kart camp brought the classic video game, "Super Mario Kart," to life.

Apprentice Asia
Friday, August 2, 2013

UNI alumna brings business skills to prime time

Half a world away in the tourist hot spot of Khao Lak, Thailand, you will find a bustling little bistro. Fizz Bistro-n-Bar hosts a score of raving reviews, fawning over everything from its fantastic service to its enchanting dishes, both local and international.

Continuing Education
Monday, July 29, 2013

Celebrating a century of service

UNI has a distinguished history of providing academic opportunities through innovative outreach efforts. In 1913, the university established study centers to serve teachers on a statewide basis – the first initiative of its kind in the country.

Blue Zones
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

UNI is 'in the zone'

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

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