Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

A stand for change

Imagine being told you could only purchase a house in a certain area and were prohibited from living anywhere else.

Monday, February 12, 2018

The music of sign language

For many people, music is a gift, one that can help them through both good times and bad. But there are also those who are not able to experience the sound of music.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Building construction management careers

With around 110 current students, construction management might not be the largest program on campus, but it has few equals when it comes to placement after graduation.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

University weather-related information

The UNI campus is on reduced operations and all UNI classes are canceled until 10 a.m., today, 

Monday, February 5, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month at UNI

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a month dedicated to recognizing the central role of blacks in the history of the United States.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Nonprofit students rewarded for 'Big Idea'

In early January, a group of UNI students attended the Alliance Management Institute (AMI) in Kansas City. The program is organized by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, which is comprised of 40 different colleges and universities, including UNI.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Making the most of your college education

Graduating in May with a double major in biology and biochemistry, Courtney Massey has certainly made the most out of her time at UNI. She is now looking ahead at graduate school to study ecology and conservation.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Michele Norris to present at UNI

Michele Norris will be delivering a presentation on "The Ra

Monday, January 22, 2018

Center for Violence Prevention awarded $35,000 grant

Last summer, the University of Northern Iowa Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) applied for a competitive grant from the Otto Shoitz Foundation. The Shoitz Foundation’s focus is on improving the health and well-being of the Cedar Valley community.

Friday, January 19, 2018

A fresh beginning

Nineteen days before he found himself crawling up the steps of his mother’s basement on his elbows and knees, Stacey Nelson was sitting in the back of a police car.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Supporting sexual assault victims

There are a number of reasons why victims of sexual assault often never come forward.

Monday, January 8, 2018

MLK Day of Service at UNI

“The MLK Day of Service is an
Monday, January 8, 2018

Living like a student

Loans, budgets and savings—three aspects of personal finance that college freshman are expected to handle, ready or not. Thankfully, UNI has a program called “Live Like a Student” specifically designed for those new financial challenges.

Monday, January 8, 2018

An equal opportunity for education

Diversity, inclusion and a higher education are all key concepts that the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) values most.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Running with a purpose

For many people, being an amputee would put severe limitations on their life, but it hasn’t slowed Jessica Heims, who was recently named Female High School Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Paralympics.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found a place to call home when they came to the University of Northern Iowa.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Creating kits for kids

UNI industrial technology students, in collaboration with the Regents’ Center for Early Developmental Education, are helping children across the state "scale up" their skills as part of Ramps & Pathways.

Friday, December 8, 2017

UNI-CUE students talk success with U.S. senator

When Amie Davie was pulled aside and told she was among the employees being laid off at Ocwen Loan Servicing back in November 2015, she was in disbelief.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found a place to call home when they came to the University of Northern Iowa.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A call to action

Emily Dvorak, a sophomore global health and humanitarian assistance and leisure, youth and human services double major, recently returned from a disaster relief mission where she was stationed in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.