Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, September 18, 2017

An opportunity to inspire

For Hannah Carlson, a senior from Des Moines majoring in English Teaching, Houston, Texas wasn’t even on her radar when she first considered student teaching outside of Iowa.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Designing your future

This past summer, the Textiles and Apparel (TAPP) program within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) partnered with the university’s Hip Hop Literacy Summer School for a Hip Hop Fashion STEM Day Camp.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

UNI named top regional public university

"Consistently being honored as one of th
Monday, September 11, 2017

A cross-cultural collaboration

Fashion is an art form that can break boundaries and bring people together. The collaborative fashion line created by April Torney, Madeline Meyer and Varvara Korkina did exactly that.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Climbing to new heights

Most people only ever dream of climbing Mount Everest, but for Andy Anderson, assistant professor of management here at UNI, that dream became a reality last April.

Friday, September 1, 2017

A revitalized residence hall

“Lawther Hall is the coolest building I have ever been in.”

Monday, August 28, 2017

A stage for change

"Inclusion is such an important thing and is the future." These are the words of Bethany Piotter, a senior elementary special education major at UNI. Piotter has a passion for dancing and the arts, and working with children with disabilities to promote inclusion.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Welcome back from President Nook

Students, faculty and staff,

Welcome to the 2017-2018 academic year at the University of Northern Iowa. There is always a great deal of excitement with the beginning of a new academic year. It is a time to reconnect with one another as the university awakens from its summer calm.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Building a better Iowa

In 1985, all across the state of Iowa, there was a growing need for knowledgeable assistance in starting, maintaining and growing businesses.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Visit UNI at the State Fair

UNI will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9
Monday, August 7, 2017

Administrating change

Some say that hands-on experience is the best way to learn material in the classroom. The political science department has proved that.

Monday, July 31, 2017

A convenient career change

After working for more than five years after graduating, do you feel like you need a change? You love teaching youth, and would love a career in secondary education, but you just don't know how to get there?

Monday, July 24, 2017

Dedication to education

Dawn Del Carlo is dedicated to education, and has been working hard as a UNI associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UNI for the last 13 years.

Monday, July 17, 2017

A library of knowledge

Even after graduating, many students are still uncertain about their future, but that was not the case for Joanna Freking-Smith. Joanna graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in English teaching in 2014.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Have Giant Iowa Map, will travel

Last year, the National Geographic Society (NGS) and its UNI CSBS-based affiliate, the Geographic Alliance of Iowa (GAI), took 977 Iowa elementary students into local parks and natural areas to explore and learn about native species.

Monday, July 3, 2017

From UNI to Hungary

Bettina Fábos was born in the United States, but her father Gyula Fábos grew up in Marcali, Hungary, which is where this story begins.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Grant funds Upward Bound program

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that the University of Northern Iowa will receive a $387,903 grant for FY 2017 to continue funding the Classic Upward Bound program that operates out of the UNI Center for Urban Education.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Award-winning ambition

There is no better word to describe Elena Kraus-Taddeo -- more commonly known as Laney KT -- than ambitious.

Monday, June 12, 2017

UNI receives suicide prevention grant

The University of Northern Iowa received a more than $300,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to support the "Building Capacity and Culture of Care at UNI" project. The university will receive $102,000 each year for three years.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Service learning in motion

This has been a busy year for Angela Waseskuk, coordinator and instructor in the art department.