Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Sarah Montgomey
Monday, March 25, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Sarah Montgomery

Teaching students how to have a valuable and lasting impact as teachers is one aspect of teaching that assistant professor of curriculum and instruction Sarah Montgomery concerns herself with most.

Forensics
Monday, March 25, 2013

UNI Forensics sculpts future leaders

The word "forensics" originates from contests held by the Greeks to develop and recognize the ability to speak. As the only school in Iowa to host both a debate and speech team, the University of Northern Iowa is preparing students to become future leaders of their communities.

Darin Adams
Monday, March 25, 2013

Students You Should Know: Darin Adams

For some people, losing weight and feeling good about themselves physically is a lifelong battle. It's something Darin Adams, a University of Northern Iowa senior majoring in criminology, came face-to-face with.

Dance team
Friday, March 15, 2013

Eat, sleep, breathe, dance!

"I've been dancing since I was four and can't picture my life without it." Who can say they've been doing something they love consistently since they were four years old?

Academic advising
Friday, March 15, 2013

My major? Still deciding...

National higher education research has shown that up to 80 percent of students entering college admit they're not certain what they really want to major in, even if they've initially declared a major. Cue the academic advising office at UNI.

Koch Brothers
Monday, March 11, 2013

Students You Should Know: The Koch Brothers

The Koch brothers were raised on basketball. Their father played collegiately for the University of Wisconsin-Steven's Point, and playing recreationally was a favorite pastime for the three brothers growing up, so it's easy to see why they share such a passion for the sport.

Doris Corbett
Monday, March 11, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Doris Corbett

Doris Corbett has never seen so much purple and gold. Certainly it's a far cry from the blue and white she is used to seeing at her previous university.

Interior design
Monday, March 11, 2013

Interior designers are much more than 'decorators'

At UNI, the Interior Design program is about more than just putting a new layer of paint on the walls and picking out a new rug. It's a field in which you can make a difference in the world while enjoying what you do.

Jacobson Gift
Thursday, March 7, 2013

$15 million gift to transform teacher education at UNI

A $15 million gift from Des Moines businessman Richard O. Jacobson sets a milestone for teacher education at the University of Northern Iowa. Jacobson's gift to UNI's College of Education is the largest gift UNI has ever received.

Latricia hylton
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Latricia Hylton

When Latricia Hylton began tutoring fellow students in math and science at her native Belle Glade, Fla., high school, she had no idea she was setting the stage for a future career.

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