Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, January 30, 2017

Recognized for research

It may come as a surprise to learn that Jillian Hill – a senior biology major who has received not one, not two, but four awards for her genetics research – wasn’t always interested in genetics.

Monday, January 23, 2017

A more inclusive campus

UNI is proud of its efforts to make campus a LGBT+ friendly community.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Traveling as a lifestyle

Roberto Swazo, professor of counseling, is a first generation immigrant and a dual citizen of the United States and and Spain. His family emigrated from Spain to France, and later to Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'Dreams to Action: Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.’s Perspective on Dr. King’s Legacy'

Four years before he would deliver his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on stage in Lang Hall Auditorium and delivered a speech to an assembled crowd at the University of Northern Iowa.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

UNI goes to Washington

Forty five minutes. That’s how early you need to arrive for a meeting at the White House. And whatever you do, don’t forget to bring a valid government-issued photo ID. After all, invites from the White House don’t come around very often.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

'Uncommon Sense' at the Gallagher Bluedorn

People on the autism spectrum are all around us. They are our brothers, fathers, sisters and mothers. They are integrated into our schools, workplaces, churches and families, confronting us with a broader understanding of what is “normal.”

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Small country, big dreams

Picture for a moment, growing up in a country where war is all around you. For Krenare Loxhaj, an international graduate student at UNI, it was a part of her childhood.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A new perspective

Denmark, Japan, Costa Rica and Greece are just a few of the places UNI students can travel to while studying abroad. These programs range from a few weeks to an entire year. For many people this endeavor can be scary and often an afterthought upon graduating.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to UNI. 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, December 12, 2016

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

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

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mark Nook named UNI's 11th president

Mark Nook, chancellor at Montana State University Billings, will become the 11th president of the University of Northern Iowa.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

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

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

An opportunity to RISE

UNI recognized the need for a specific scholarship program for Iowa minority residents on campus. This vision resulted in the creation of the UNI Residents of Iowa Scholars of Excellence (UNI RISE) Award. 27 students in fall of 2016 received this scholarship.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

A woman of innovation

UNI is proud of one very talented and dedicated assistant professor, Sarah Diesburg, for winning the Academic Innovation and Leadership category of the 2016 Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Women of Innovation Award.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Giving Tuesday: Impact lives today

Monday, November 28, 2016

In-field biology research -- literally

Thanks to a collaboration between UNI’s Department of Biology and Tallgrass Prairie Center and the Black Hawk County Conservation Board, about 100 acres of tallgrass prairie h

Monday, November 28, 2016

Raising religious literacy at UNI

Religion is an integral part of many cultures across the world.

Friday, November 18, 2016

UNI recognized for supporting military and veteran students

In the last month, the University of Northern Iowa has received national accolades for serving and supporting military and veteran students.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Certified to change the world

UNI is the only institute in the state of Iowa that offers the nationally recognized nonprofit credential, the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP), to its students.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Celebrating International Education Week

International Education Week celebrates the opportunity to study and participate in international exchanges. As a joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and U.S.

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