Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, December 10, 2018

Meet the next generation of UNI alumni

Our graduating seniors found a place where they belonged at the University of Northern Iowa. Their tireless academic preparation, strong relationships with faculty and other students, and wide variety of out-of-class experiences have helped create a strong foundation for their future.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Former UNI student finds success from ‘second place’

 This September, UNI alumnus Ian Goldsmith, ‘12, performed an original one-man comedy show to two sold-out audiences at The Second City's de Maat Studio Theater in Chicago—by most measures, a successful venture. But Goldsmith doesn’t always feel like a success.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Building community through food

Carol Fletcher, ‘87, takes food very seriously. As assistant director for residential dining, she has to—she supervises both dining centers on campus, as well as the bakery, so understanding the significant role food and nutrition play in student lives is a key part of her job.

Friday, November 9, 2018

UNI chemistry project offers students rare opportunity

It’s easy to walk out of University of Northern Iowa Chemistry Professor Josh Sebree’s class and wish you had decided to become a chemist.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

It's Panther Push Day

Monday, November 5, 2018

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

‘You don’t have to struggle’: UNI mental health resources

CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses mental illness and suicide.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Metal Casting Center offers a 'truly unique' experience

Hidden in a corner of downtown Waterloo, just a few blocks away from some of the city’s most popular entertainment attractions, sits a nondescript brick building that’s home to Cedar Valley TechWorks.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

UNI Research: Professor studies CIA's religious history

The year was 1962. To the chagrin of the Kennedy administration and the CIA, the communist government of Fidel Castro was firmly in power in Cuba, despite their best efforts.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

UNI Homecoming Oct. 15-21

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The walk-on from Waukon

Marcus Weymiller didn’t know where he was going to college until two days before Signing Day.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

UNI students lead voter registration event

If the 2016 election demonstrated anything, it was this: University of Northern Iowa students vote. They vote more than almost any other college in the nation.

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

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.