Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, February 23, 2015

Determination is the key to success

"We are the elite, the best of the best; the professors here are second to none," says Chuck Pugh, technical director of UNI's School of Music. Over the years, he's seen firsthand the advances the school has made.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Learn more, live better

Learning new ways to lead a healthy, balanced life is as easy as reading Student Health 101, a free monthly e-magazine offered by Student Wellness Services.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Read-in and conference empower and engage

Two events are happening at the University of Northern Iowa to accompany Black History Month: the African-American Read-In and the African-American Children and Families Conference.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Generous gift enhances student experience

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Why I love UNI

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, UNI faculty, staff and students share why they love UNI.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Celebrating UNI at the statehouse

The University of Northern Iowa will host UNI Day at the Statehouse from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators about the impact UNI has on the state.

Monday, February 9, 2015

School counselor's success started at UNI

Susan Langan, a 1992 graduate
Thursday, January 22, 2015

2014: Our year in photos

Thursday, January 22, 2015

And the beat goes on

With its exceptional faculty, innovative programs and state-of-the-art facilities, UNI's School of Music is regarded as one of the finest in the Midwest.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Celebrating and appreciating diversity

Welcoming. A family feel. A close-knit community. These are just three reasons why so many students find UNI to be the right fit. And this warm, accepting environment is enhanced through UNI's long-term commitment to diversity.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Mentoring leads to success

January is National Mentoring Month, a time to recognize and give thanks to those who collaborate and consult with and coach individuals, leading them to success.

Monday, January 12, 2015

A dramatic change leads to dramatic change

A dramatic change leads to dramatic change In the theatre world, the show must go on! And in Jenna Guy's world, the learning must go on as well. Guy transferred to UNI from another Iowa university specifically to become a theatre major with a drama and theatre for youth emphasis.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Making her move to UNI

Olivia Ferguson, a junior from Solon, has a lot of school spirit. As a member of Student Admissions Ambassadors (SAA), she can often be seen walking around campus in purple and khaki, giving tours to prospective students.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sabin's 'light lounge' serves as 'living lab'

We need light to survive. We need light to function properly. We need light to navigate our daily activities. The question is, what kind of light do we need and how can we get access to this light?

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Landing on her feet after a leap of faith

Olivia Hottle took a leap of faith when she applied for the national Vance L. Stickell Internship Program. She didn't know what company she'd be interning with. She didn't know what city she'd be living in. And she didn't know what her role would be.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Panthers on parade

The Panther Marching Band will make their international debut on January 1 when they perform in London's New Year's Day Parade. The parade, which is the largest event of its kind in the world, will start at noon in London, which is 6 a.m. in Cedar Falls.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Congratulations to the class of 2014!

Nearly 650 Panthers will receive their bachelor's, master's or doctorate this Saturday at Commencement. The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. in the McLeod Center. If you are unable to attend, the ceremony will be streamed live at

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Staying green and stress free this holiday season

While the holidays are usually viewed as a time of joy for many people, it's no secret that it can also be the most stressful time of the year. It's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, and people often find themselves consumed with the idea of finding the perfect gift.

Monday, December 15, 2014

One visit is all it takes

Jared Heitz was looking to take the next step in his academic career after attending Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. A visit to Cedar Falls showed Heitz that UNI was the place for him.