Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, June 5, 2017

A student impacting students

Here at UNI, our students are accomplishing amazing achievements all across the board. Ann Strom is the perfect example of what it means to be a successful student -- and then some.

Monday, May 22, 2017

A more sustainable future

Julie Grunklee, a graduate student in the community health education program, was a school nurse for 10 years before coming to UNI.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Commitment to change

Change is inevitable, but sometimes it needs a little push. Melanie Majeed, a junior business and management information systems major, isn’t afraid to push for changes that she knows will improve her community.

Monday, May 8, 2017

A cross-country cause

For most students, plans after graduation consist of finding a job and moving to a new city, state or even country.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to 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.

Monday, April 24, 2017

A first place finish

What do Maria Jose Rosado Cupul, Shannon Bass and Erin Gomez have in common? On the surface, not a whole lot. All three are health promotion students who will graduate this spring, but all three of them took a different path to UNI.

Monday, April 24, 2017

40 years of Women and Gender Studies

The UNI Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) program celebrated 40 years at UNI back in the month of March. On Friday, March 3, the Center for Multicultural Education hosted a celebration event commemorating 40 years of establishment featuring former director, Phyllis Baker.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to 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.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Theatre UNI presents 'Into the Woods'

18th and 19th century popular literature has shaped our thinking about children ever since its creation.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Panthers on the runway

The annual Textiles and Apparel (TAPP) Catwalk fashion show is a fierce spectacle where TAPP students can showcase their work for the campus and community.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

UNI student named a Truman Scholar

Rachael Johnson, a University of Northern Iowa junior majoring in elementary and middle level education from Sioux City, is one of only 62 students nationwide to be named a 2017 Truman Scholar. The prestigious award is given each year by the Harry S.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Iowa's Student Employee of the Year

Just hours after being named UNI Student Employee of the Year and the Student Employee of the Year for the State of Iowa, the magnitude of her achievements hadn’t quite sunk in for Casey Hoekstra. But it didn’t take long for Casey to realize what they meant to her.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Neighbors helping neighbors

Have you ever heard of the Little Free Library movement? This "take a book, leave a book" philosophy helps promote literacy in communities by providing free access to reading materials.

Monday, April 10, 2017

An award-winning advocate

Deedee Heistad, professor and director of undergraduate studies here at UNI, was a recipient of the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates Award this year.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to 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.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

A voice for the voiceless

Vanessa McNeal, a social work graduate student, has always had a passion for helping people. Her passion and personal experiences led her to filmmaking as a medium for giving a voice to the voiceless – specifically, survivors of sexual violence.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A good sport off the court

Angie Davison, a senior on the women’s basketball team, decided to come to UNI for many reasons.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

UNI launches digital media program

From 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 30, in Lang Hall Auditorium and the digital media facilities on the ground floor of Lang Hall, UNI will host a party commemorating the launch of a new digital media program.

Monday, March 20, 2017

A 21st century education center

The University of Northern Iowa has been preparing educators for the last 140 years. But the Schindler Education Center – the building that serves as home to students and faculty in the College of Education – has only been around for 44.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Living the Greek Life

Greek Life can be a huge part of many people’s college experience. To continue their involvement after graduation, two UNI alumni were given the opportunity to become involved at the national level.

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