Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, January 16, 2012

2011 Year in Review

 The University of Northern Iowa marked an exciting and historical year in 2011. As faculty, staff and students return to campus for the spring 2012 semester, UNI reflects on a memorable year. A few highlights include:

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Monty Python's Spamalot has a UNI twist

You either love the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," or have no idea what to think of it. This 1974 British comedy is a classic and has been hailed as one of the best movies of all time.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

UNI pays it forward with extreme experience

The University of Northern Iowa had the opportunity to pay it forward when ABC's Emmy-winning hit show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" selected the Gibbs family from West Union, Iowa, to be featured on its show.

Monday, January 2, 2012

UNI theatre professor turns plenitude into props

Self-described "collector of all things weird," theatre professor Mark Parrott has turned his odd collection into a money-saving trash-reducing hobby for the University of Northern Iowa's theatre department.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

From Hawaii to the Arctic Winter Games

Many people dream of going to Hawaii, but very few would ever consider traveling to the Arctic.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

UNI seniors graduate...what comes next?

University of Northern Iowa seniors graduated Saturday, Dec. 17, in the McLeod Center. This is UNI profiled four students who graduated this fall and have already accepted a job or internship. These profiles are part two of two.

Emily Althoff  '11

Thursday, December 15, 2011

It's graduation time...so what's next?

University of Northern Iowa students made it through finals week, and for some, Dec. 17 was the last time they entered the McLeod Center as a student.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Student from Nepal makes UNI home

For some students, college is just another phase of life, and it is expected of them to pursue higher education. While for others, it is a dream to go to college.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

UNI discusses education with Rick Santorum

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum attended the second of the University of Northern Iowa's Presidential Candidate Education Forums "Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities in Education Today."

Sunday, December 4, 2011

UNI takes strides toward good health

Who said college is all work and no play? The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness & Recreation Services (WRS) offers students and employees a variety of health and fitness programs.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Michele Bachmann discusses education at UNI

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann kicked off the first of the University of Northern Iowa's Presidential Candidate Education Forums "Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities in Education Today."

Sunday, November 20, 2011

UNI campus visits help students make tough decisions

University of Northern Iowa senior Caitlin Schaeffer had her mind made up. She was going to Iowa State.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Education at its finest – preparing effective classroom teachers

Education reform is a hot topic nationally. The United States is under fire for low rankings, average to subpar teacher performance and poor student achievement.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

UNI offers a variety of services for student veterans

Monday, November 7, 2011

UNI student veterans go from combat to classroom

"You carry the knowledge that you may have your life turned upside down at the
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Aspiring public relations professionals take it to the next level

Sunday, October 30, 2011

UNI turns spooky with Halloween activities

For some people, Halloween is like their Christmas. The thrill and excitement of turning their front lawn into a graveyard, being scared over and over again by Michael Myers, dressing up as a witch or vampire, and throwing a Halloween bash is just too much to handle.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Athletic training interns score big

This time comes only once a year. When two of America's greatest pastimes overlap and people get to experience professional football and the Major League Baseball World Series at the same time.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Robert Waller shares novel insights at UNI

It has been 12 years since "Bridges of Madison County" author Robert Waller has visited his alma mater. Coming back to the University of Northern Iowa stirs memories of teaching economics in Seerly Hall and interacting with students, which he deemed open and polite.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Renowned child advocate inspires UNI audience

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