Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Erin Zaideman
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Students You Should Know: Erin Zaideman

Erin Zaideman, a junior education major and goalkeeper for the UNI women's soccer team, has been playing soccer since she was four years old. More than just a fun pastime, soccer has provided Erin with the values and skills to be successful in all areas of her life.

Students Today Leaders Forever
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Leadership, service and travel

When most students think of spring break, they think of lounging at home or going on vacation somewhere warm. But for 40 UNI students, spring break is a time to give back.

Pat Higby
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Pat Higby

Pat Higby's workspace is unlike any other office. Small solar cars, miniature wind turbines, and "panther puffers" sit on the shelves, along with spare parts and pieces. Bins of popsicle sticks and LED lights line the walls. And the best part is, it's all free.

David Pope
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Students You Should Know: David Pope

"Before I came to UNI, I was painfully shy," said David Pope, a junior political communication major. For those who know Pope today, as an active and outgoing student leader at UNI, that might be hard to believe.

Spring break in Tanzania
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Aspiring educators get 'ultimate field experience' in Tanzania

Imagine being 10 feet away from an elephant and driving through the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Eight UNI teacher education candidates joined their education professor, Victoria Robinson, on a trip of a lifetime.

Majora Carter
Monday, April 1, 2013

Majora Carter to present at UNI's sustainability conference

Majora Carter redefined the field of environmental equality, starting in the South Bronx. Now she's leading the local economic development movement across the U.S.

UNI Proud
Monday, April 1, 2013

UNI Proud creates a safe space for students

UNI Proud is an inclusive organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender and Intersex (LGBTIA) students, and allies of the LGBT community at UNI. Founded in the 1970s, the group has grown through the years and has become a highly active, visible and involved organization on campus.

Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Iowa Waste Reduction Center has national impact

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) began 25 years ago; it's now an initiative of UNI's Business and Community Services. The center has since grown from a small department with one employee, to a large organization with around 20 employees.

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.

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