Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

National Student Exchange
Monday, February 25, 2013

UNI students broaden their horizons

For any student who has dreamed of traveling, but might not want to go abroad, the National Student Exchange (NSE) at the University of Northern Iowa might prove the perfect fit.

Hilary Xu
Monday, February 25, 2013

Students You Should Know: Hilary Xu

In 2006, the University of Northern Iowa and UNIBusiness partnered with Shanghai DianJi University (SDJU) in order to benefit students from both universities through an increased international presence.

Randy Pilkington
Monday, February 25, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Randy Pilkington

Randy Pilkington, executive director of the University of Northern Iowa's Business and Community Services (BCS), has a passion for UNI. "I wear purple everywhere I go," he said. This passion stems from having attended UNI as an undergrad and graduate student, and also his position in BCS.

Phil Musson
Monday, February 18, 2013

Students You Should Know: Phil Musson

If there's one piece of advice that is given to every incoming college freshman, it's this: get involved. Phil Musson, a senior double majoring in business management and Spanish, is one student who hasn't taken this advice for granted.

Department of Technology
Monday, February 18, 2013

Manufacturing and technology students in high demand

Enrollment in UNI's Department of Technology is expected to increase significantly in the fall and it's easy to see why. The department offers six undergraduate degrees, two graduate programs and a 90 percent job placement rate.

Richard Featherstone
Monday, February 18, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Richard Featherstone

If you ask Richard Featherstone what he studies, his answer is simple: "I study people and their stuff." More specifically, as the associate dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and associate professor of criminology at the University of Northern Iowa, Featherstone spends time re

UNI Up Close
Thursday, February 14, 2013

High school students get 'Up Close' to UNI

Choosing a college is a big decision. Faculty, staff and students at the University of Northern Iowa hope to make the decision a bit easier for prospective students.

Candice Burke
Monday, February 11, 2013

Students You Should Know: Candice Burke

Candice Burke says she gets to major in a field (leisure, youth and human services) where you have the opportunity to give people enjoyment every day.

Jennifer Garrett
Monday, February 11, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Jennifer Garrett

Jennifer Garrett has always wanted to work with individuals with disabilities.

Music Education
Monday, February 11, 2013

Teaching through the sound of music

Ask any soon-to-be college graduate what he or she hopes for after commencement and you'll likely receive an answer akin to this: a job doing something I love.

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