Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Friday, September 12, 2014

Spreading STEM throughout the world

Rebecca Petersen's journey to becoming an educator was very different from most, but now that she's working as a teacher, she's accomplished more than she ever could have thought possible.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Capes for cats

UNI mascots TC and TK will be sporting new duds at this year's Homecoming celebration, thanks to Liz Sedlacek, textiles and apparel '14.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Celebrating Midwestern cuisine

Food Network star Amy Thielen conducted cooking demonstrations during UNI's Harvest Festival and spoke to a crowd of UNI students, faculty, staff and area residents during her keynote address on Thursday, Sept. 4.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Happy 25th, management information systems!

Over the past 25 years, more than 1,000 students have graduated from UNI with a management information systems (MIS) degree.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Similar look, same academic excellence

"I am older by a whole two minutes, and I'll never let him forget it," said senior accounting major Matt Reitz. "This two minutes of life experience has given me maturity and knowledge of the world that Carl does not have. I'm being sarcastic, of course!"

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Food Network star to demonstrate cooking during UNI visit

Amy Thielen, the hostess of "Heartland Table" on Food Network, will visit the University of Northern Iowa Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4 and 5.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Panther Kick-off kicks off new year

As students were moving in and getting settled, they could take a much-needed break by attending Welcome Week activities. The fun kicked off Thursday, Aug. 21, with a picnic at the McLeod Center.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Welcome back from President Ruud

Welcome back Students, Faculty and Staff at the University of Northern Iowa!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fall semester off to a great start at UNI

Check out scenes from this year's Welcome Week activities.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Landing on her feet after a leap of faith

Senior 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.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Begin the school year with Welcome Week!

UNI is hosting events to get students excited about the upcoming school year. All students are invited to participate in UNI's free Welcome Week activities.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Scenes from the Iowa State Fair

Scenes from the 2014 Iowa State Fair!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

UNI students experience dream internships

Sam Frederick- senior, textiles and apparel, Oscar de la Renta

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Getting down to the business of science

A double major in biochemistry and biology. A minor in economics. These areas of study may seem like an odd combination to some, but to senior Sarah Eikenberry, it makes perfect sense.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Paving the way for advanced printing technologies

In the last few years, 3-Dimensional printing has become an incredibly hot topic. On the cutting edge of this exciting technology is the University of Northern Iowa, which is now home to the largest 3-D printer in North America.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Meskwaki Settlement students visit UNI

The University of Northern Iowa College of Education has developed a partnership with the Meskwaki Settlement. A total of 24 youth came to UNI for a weeklong summer camp June 22 through 28.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Faculty You Should Know: Chris Schrage

Chris Schrage, UNI's global opportunities coordinator and a marketing instructor in the college of business, holds the distinction of being the first Iowan and one of the first 100 people in the world to obtain the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Single-stream makes recycling a breeze

If you live on campus at UNI, you've probably noticed a change in the recycling process in the residence halls.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

UNI: The right location for geography majors

Geographic information systems (GIS) may sound like a niche technical major, but you probably use several different GIS technologies every day. Every time you tag your location on Facebook or find your way using your phone's GPS app, you're using GIS technology.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sincerely yours: UNI's summer orientation staff

Summertime is here and so are new students. UNI's summer orientation staff just reached the home stretch with being more than halfway done with summer orientation. Having completed six previous orientations, the staff still has three more sessions to go.