Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Celebrating 100 Years of John Deere in the Cedar Valley

As the first John Deere Waterloo Boy tractor rolled off the production line in 1918, the school that would become known as the University of Northern Iowa was educating the state’s teachers under the banner of the Iowa State Teachers College.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Endangered bumblebee sighting has campus buzzing

Something was different. Laura Walter had examined the plants and insects at the Tallgrass Prairie Center countless times. But this stood out.

Friday, September 14, 2018

New court headlines McLeod Center upgrades

Monday, September 10, 2018

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

In the know: UNI releases Autumn Academic Update

“Education is changing rapidly and we need to think of where we want to be 30 years from now,” said President Mark A.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Award-winning leadership at UNI

Before we get to college, everyone tells us how important it is to be involved and make the most of the short time we have here. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Love of Robots Brings Opportunity to UNI

The classroom was littered with broken robot parts, the whiteboards full of arcane, mathematical scribbles. Tools were everywhere.

University of Northern Iowa freshman Madison Johnson took in the scene and had only one thought: “I need to be part of this right now.”

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

UNI Volleyball vs. ISU on Aug. 29

Monday, August 20, 2018

Welcome to UNI: Tips to survive your first year

It’s finally here. The first day of college. It’s the start of your next phase in life. It’s new, it’s exciting, it’s… a little overwhelming.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

'Nothing Compares' to UNI at the Iowa State Fair

The University of Northern Iowa will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, through Sunday, Aug. 19, in the Varied Industries Building.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Make it a smooth move to UNI

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Defying the Odds

“You look like a werewolf.”

Monday, July 23, 2018

Clinically Speaking: UNI Clinic Serves Community

On a chilly fall morning, Marin Parsons walked up to the Communication Arts Complex at UNI and marched inside, her strawberry-blonde ponytail bouncing with each step.

Monday, July 23, 2018

A student entrepreneur

Growing up, Michael Maloney was surrounded by entrepreneurs thanks to both of his parents owning businesses. Entrepreneurship has stuck with him ever since. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

UNI’s Stewardship of TEACH Grant Helps Address Teacher Shortages in Iowa

Monday, June 25, 2018

Incorporating Iowa history into education

The Iowa Museum Association (IMA), in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa, Simpson College, Graceland University and Iowa Public Television, received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant, which will fund the

Monday, June 25, 2018

To the moon and back

Almost 50 years ago, millions of people across the globe watched from their televisions as astronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the moon—a landmark achievement of human ambition that gave way to those immortal words: “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Monday, June 11, 2018

A future as a filmmaker

Filmmaking is not for the faint of heart. It takes time, dedication and a passion for storytelling. It’s extremely difficult to break into the film industry, but junior Tarrell Christie seems to be off to a good start.

Monday, June 11, 2018

$300,000 grant awarded to computer science education

Two associate professors and an assistant professor in the UNI computer science education department—Sarah Diesburg, Philip East and Ben Schafer—recently received news that their grant proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) was approved for funding.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Panthers in France

Do you have a passion for English and French? Have you considered studying abroad? Does the thought of having two bachelor’s degrees entice you?