Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Darin Adams
Monday, March 25, 2013

Students You Should Know: Darin Adams

For some people, losing weight and feeling good about themselves physically is a lifelong battle. It's something Darin Adams, a University of Northern Iowa senior majoring in criminology, came face-to-face with.

Dance team
Friday, March 15, 2013

Eat, sleep, breathe, dance!

"I've been dancing since I was four and can't picture my life without it." Who can say they've been doing something they love consistently since they were four years old?

Academic advising
Friday, March 15, 2013

My major? Still deciding...

National higher education research has shown that up to 80 percent of students entering college admit they're not certain what they really want to major in, even if they've initially declared a major. Cue the academic advising office at UNI.

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