Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Carrying on a Father's legacy

Growing up in Cedar Falls, Dylan and Riley Martin had the opportunity to take advantage of a number of community resources. In addition to taking dance and art classes at the Hearst Center for the Arts, from a very young age, the sisters spent a lot of time on campus.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Taking steps to end violence

On April 10, University of Northern Iowa men "walked the walk" to spread awareness of sexualized violence against women. Starting at the Alumni House, male students literally walked a mile in women's high-heeled shoes.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Love of trees turns into sustainability initiative

"I've always been aware of sustainability issues, but I thought one person couldn't make a difference," said senior business administration: global marketing major Joshua Koppes.

Friday, April 11, 2014

UNI makes a difference with Special Olympics Iowa

In January, 400 athletes, 200 coaches and chaperones, and 300 volunteers attended the Special Olympics Iowa Winter Games in Dubuque. More than 50 of those volunteers were students from the University of Northern Iowa.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Succeeding on my own terms

My life has been far from traditional. I've always struggled to feel connected to my peers because my experience has been so different from most people my age. I was bullied throughout elementary and middle school and dropped out of school after the eighth grade.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Campus, community ambassadors

The Dance Team's high energy, precise pirouettes and sparkly poms are hard to miss at UNI football and basketball games. Their Panther spirit is contagious, and their commitment to being university ambassadors comes from the heart.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Efficiency and Transformation Study Open Forum April 7

Dear Members of the UNI Family:

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

UNI students plan Out of the Darkness Walk

When someone dies by suicide, the experience often has a lasting effect on the people close to the deceased, as well as their community.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

There’s plenty to marvel at Mini Comic-Con

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ramping up STEM curriculum

Can children as young as three and four engage in engineering and technology in the classroom? The idea may sound far-fetched, but for students involved in Ramps and Pathways curriculum, it's just a typical part of the school day.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

UNIBusiness students get ready for business

When Cedar Valley companies are looking for competent young professionals, they need to look no further than UNIBusiness, the business college at the University of Northern Iowa.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A spring break they'll never forget

Nine days. Six cities. Working with other students to make a difference along the way. That's how 25 UNI students are spending their spring break while creating lasting memories and further developing their servant-leadership skills.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A world of opportunities for music students

Professor of music Rebecca Burkhardt is conducting the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra during their spring break performances in Brazil.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Keeping Irish culture alive

In Irish history, a "seanchaí" is someone who keeps Irish culture alive by sharing stories, songs and traditions with their community.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Students You Should Know: Corey Cooling

In addition to balancing two majors (philosophy and physics), UNI senior Corey Cooling is passionately involved in multiple campus organizations.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

BASIC: Creating a welcoming environment for worship

Every Thursday at 8 p.m., hundreds of students gather in Lang Hall Auditorium to listen to live music. These aren't your typical music fans singing along to the latest Top 40 hits. Instead, they're Christian students celebrating their religion through song.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Empowering and celebrating women

"I used to always hate my body and hate the way I looked," said junior mathematics education major and women's and gender studies minor Paige Hageman. Like a lot of girls, Hageman grew up reading magazines and comparing herself to the models she saw on the glossy pages.

Monday, March 3, 2014

UNI Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goal

UNI's chapter of Dance Marathon experienced another record-breaking moment at their "big event" on Saturday, March 1. Students, dancers and families exceeded the fundraising goal of $125,000 by more than $50,000!

Friday, February 28, 2014

Students sparkle on the court

Everybody on your feet! The UNI Sparkles can't be beat!

Make sure you're in the audience at the McLeod Center when the university's new inclusive cheer squad, the UNI Sparkles, takes to the floor in March during a UNI basketball game.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Bringing out the inner artist during Panther Play Date

A day away from school doesn't have to mean a day away from friends and fun.

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