Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

UNI hosts Bully director and producer

Alex Libby, a 12-year-old from Sioux City, Iowa, rode the bus to school every morning, just as thousands of other students across the nation do. But, Libby's experience was less than enjoyable.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Gaining perspective from an impoverished nation

While many students were relaxing on the beach over spring break, a University of Northern Iowa professor and her son were in a third world country helping those in need.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Earth Week 2012: Leaving a smaller footprint

The month of April was a whirlwind of events that brought students, faculty and staff from the University of Northern Iowa together, united by a common cause: the protection of planet Earth. Here's a look back at the month that was:

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Two continents...one summer

Jordan Eberhart, a University of Northern Iowa sophomore majoring in management: business administration, has set his sights on an adventurous summer.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

UNI's TAPP fashion show struts into its 20th year

April 21 marked the 20th anniversary of UNI's Textiles and Apparel Program (TAPP) annual fashion show. The show, "Catwalk to the Big Top," featured apparel designed by students currently enrolled in the program, as well as alumni.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

UNI alumna sworn in as first U.S. woman Ambassador to India

University of Northern Iowa alumna Nancy Powell is America's first female Ambassador to India. The Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, at a recent ceremony, swore her in for her new assignment.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

PALS and TeamMates join forces

When we were young, we all had that one "pal" we really looked up to in our lives. This could have been an older sibling, parent or friend. These people made an impact on our lives.

Monday, April 9, 2012

UNI President Ben Allen's letter to fall 2012 students

Editor's note: This letter was sent to students admitted to UNI for the fall 2012 semester from President Ben Allen.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Houston, we have an intern

Alex Popinga, a University of Northern Iowa senior triple-majoring in biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics, will soon have an experience of a lifetime.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

UNI student hits a home run with social media

Numerous people have told Emily Droessler, a University of Northern Iowa junior majoring in sports marketing, that she should be a sports writer.

Monday, March 26, 2012

UNI Global Trade class gets hands-on experience

Students in today's world will be entering a global marketplace. Gaining hands-on experience and an understanding of various cultures will help students navigate this global environment.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

UNI students Pay It Forward

Nine University of Northern Iowa students had to wait days to take a hot shower.  They would wake up in the mornings, do volunteer work, get back on the bus they rode in on, travel to a different city and end the day in exhaustion…who had time for a shower?

Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Reusables share their superpower

Most superheroes choose to keep their superpowers a secret, but not the "Reusables." The Reusables are a group of sophomore presidential scholars who are currently in their Presidential Scholars Seminar: Sophomore Service Learning class.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Spring break the Pi Sigma Epsilon way

Spring break-goers will be traveling to destinations such as Las Vegas and Daytona Beach over the next couple weeks, but how about spending your spring break in the great Midwest…specifically Indianapolis, Indiana!  That's exactly where the University of Northern Iowa's Pi Sigma Epsilon: Epsilon

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Hawaii made easy: UNI Outdoors' style

Many college students can't wait for spring and summer break. They want the freedom to relax, take a break from homework and maybe visit a different part of the country.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Research takes UNI professor and students around the world

Undergraduate research has always been something that has set the University of Northern Iowa apart from other institutions. This year, more than three undergraduate research projects are happening in the biology department alone.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Paving the way: UNI student becomes first KWWL Quintern

Taylor Johnson, student, University Relations

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Preparing the next generation of leaders

Reading is probably the most fundamental skill to a successful life. If you can't read, it's hard to succeed in school, graduate from college and earn a good job.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

UNI to host first Dance Marathon

Dancing the night away is usually reserved for pure enjoyment. Your favorite song starts to play and minutes turn into hours as the crowd whirls around you. But what if in addition to using your dancing shoes to try out the latest moves, you dance for a cause?

Monday, February 13, 2012

UNI students get Alzheimer's patients talking

Michelle Remold, University of Northern Iowa senior majoring in gerontology: social sciences, embraces the opportunity to help others.

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