Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Just a teacher
Monday, May 6, 2013

I am just a teacher

I'm not a national celebrity or a CEO or a politician. I am just a teacher.

During my 20 years as a high school social studies teacher, society conveyed countless messages to remind me that I was just a teacher.

Alumni in Residence
Thursday, May 2, 2013

UNI alumni advise and inspire

UNI alumni stay connected to the university throughout the year in a variety of ways, but students recently had the opportunity to interact with alumni at the Alumni in Residence events held in April.

Dining Updates
Monday, April 29, 2013

Dine-in: Fall 2013

Students at UNI are buzzing about the changes coming to the dining centers this fall. A sneak peek was unveiled in January; and here are a few new "goodies" to share.

Kelvin Robinson
Monday, April 29, 2013

Students You Should Know: Kelvin Robinson

For Kelvin Robinson, the best thing about being a student at the University of Northern Iowa is the people that surround him on a daily basis. "They smile and they're welcoming," noted Robinson. "It's a totally different dynamic than the city I'm used to."

Travis Ficklin
Monday, April 22, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Travis Ficklin

Travis Ficklin, a professor in physical education at the University of Northern Iowa, has always had two great loves: physics and baseball. In college, he realized that he didn't want to pursue a career in just one.

Matchstick Marvels
Monday, April 22, 2013

UNI alum is the Matchmaker

When Patrick Acton graduated from UNI in 1977 with a degree in social work, he had no idea that one day he'd be creating custom works of art for Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Mandey Lund
Monday, April 22, 2013

Students You Should Know: Mandey Lund

You might have seen Mandey Lund doing one of her extravagant, heartfelt performances around campus, working at Piazza in her free time or read about her in UNI's Panther. Magazine.

Campus Activities Board
Monday, April 15, 2013

Campus Activities Board offers entertaining, fun and free events

UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student organization committed to bringing a number of entertaining and educational events to campus throughout the year.

Monday, April 15, 2013

UNI teaching model improves literacy learning for children

Teaching students to read can be a complex task.

Ben Schafer
Monday, April 15, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Ben Schafer

Whether it's through his love for computer science, home brewing beer, or working with LEGO® bricks, it's clear that Ben Schafer, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Northern Iowa, is motivated by his urge to understand how things work.