Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

From local president to national board member

It's not every day that a college student is elected to serve on the board of directors for a national organization. That day has come for senior Jessie Nemesi, a marketing major with an emphasis in sales.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Panthers share their passion for UNI

Most students spend their academic breaks relaxing with friends and family before school starts again.

Monday, December 1, 2014

We Are One UNI

The University of Northern Iowa will host its first-ever day of giving, We Are One, from 10 a.m., Dec. 2 to 10 a.m., Dec. 3.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Paws-ing to give thanks

The holiday season is upon us once again. This is usually a time to reflect on the past 12 months and think about what we're thankful for. Most students are preparing for their Thanksgiving and winter breaks, and they are thankful that the end of another semester is near.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Teacher education has a worldwide impact

UNI is the university of choice for students who want to become teachers and school administrators both domestically and abroad.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Books, Bistro and Borg at Rod Library

Most people are unaware that Rod Library has a dean, or that such a position even exists. Well it does, and the man on the job is Chris Cox.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bringing the Midwest to Miami

The Academy of International Business-Southeast (AIB-SE) is an organization with the goal of connecting businesses from all over the world.

Monday, November 10, 2014

UNI celebrates past and present service members

The UNI campus is excited to celebrate Veterans Week by hosting a variety of special events. In addition to these events, the university will take time to pay tribute and give special recognition to all past and present servicemembers.

Monday, November 10, 2014

UNI United Way Campaign

True to our roots, the University of Northern Iowa continues a tradition of community service by participating in the United Way campaign. The 2014-15 campaign will run from Nov. 3 through 14.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

We Can Do Better

Faculty and staff representatives from the College of Education and the Women's and Gender Studies Program will sponsor a Day of Solidarity gathering at noon, Thursday, Nov. 6 in front of the Maucker Union near the water fountain.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Designing Panther Pride in our backyard

UNI fans can see the football team's purple and gold uniforms out on the field every fall. However, not many know that those uniforms are actually being created by former Panthers.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Alumna’s top score leads to top-notch job

This call may be recorded for quality and training purposes. These words are familiar to anyone who has ever called a customer service line. Have you ever wondered if anyone listens the calls? Alumna Jessica Clark does.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Fact ot Fiction? You be the judge

The UNI campus has reputedly been haunted over the years by at least two ghosts: Zelda and Augie.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

100 Years of Bartlett Hall

For 100 years, Bartlett Hall has been an integral part of the University of Northern Iowa's campus. Construction began in June 1914 to provide housing for the growing student body population and since then has served students, faculty and staff across generations.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

More than lions, zebras and elephants

What better way to truly understand human relations than to participate in what senior Sara Dobney calls the ultimate field experience. This elementary education major traveled to the east African country of Tanzania to earn credit for her human relations course required for teacher licensure.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Board of Regents TIER open forum Monday, Oct. 6

The Board of Regents engaged Deloitte Consulting to do an independent, comprehensive, administrative and academic review of the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.