Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Supporting sexual assault victims

There are a number of reasons why victims of sexual assault often never come forward.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Defying the odds

“You look like a werewolf.”

Monday, January 8, 2018

MLK Day of Service at UNI

“The MLK Day of Service is an
Monday, January 8, 2018

Living like a student

Loans, budgets and savings—three aspects of personal finance that college freshman are expected to handle, ready or not. Thankfully, UNI has a program called “Live Like a Student” specifically designed for those new financial challenges.

Monday, January 8, 2018

An equal opportunity for education

Diversity, inclusion and a higher education are all key concepts that the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) values most.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Running with a purpose

For many people, being an amputee would put severe limitations on their life, but it hasn’t slowed Jessica Heims, who was recently named Female High School Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Paralympics.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found a place to call home when they came to the University of Northern Iowa.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Creating kits for kids

UNI industrial technology students, in collaboration with the Regents’ Center for Early Developmental Education, are helping children across the state "scale up" their skills as part of Ramps & Pathways.

Friday, December 8, 2017

UNI-CUE students talk success with U.S. senator

When Amie Davie was pulled aside and told she was among the employees being laid off at Ocwen Loan Servicing back in November 2015, she was in disbelief.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

Our graduating seniors found a place to call home when they came to the University of Northern Iowa.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A call to action

Emily Dvorak, a sophomore global health and humanitarian assistance and leisure, youth and human services double major, recently returned from a disaster relief mission where she was stationed in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Monday, November 27, 2017

A mission to support mental health

The importance of mental health and mental health services has become a topic of much discussion across the country and around the world, especially on college campuses.

Monday, November 20, 2017

An education through hip hop

“You’re never going to reach the kids if you don’t speak their language.”

This is the guiding principle that drives UNI’s Hip Hop Literacy Summer School.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Serving the community

Leadership, service and scholarship are all qualities many organizations hold close as values, but one University of Northern Iowa organization has exceeded expectations.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Achieving excellence

Since 1965, AmeriCorps VISTA members have helped alleviate poverty for communities in need. AmeriCorps VISTA, which stands for Volunteer in Service to America, is a brand of AmeriCorps.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Living the dream

Michelle Swanson possesses a passion and devotion to her students that shines through in her bubbly and positive outlook on life, along with her love of helping others.

Monday, October 30, 2017

A night to step into the light

From 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, the UNI Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) will host "Women's Fitness Night".

Monday, October 23, 2017

A local learning experience

Real-world experience is invaluable in any field, and public relations is no exception. Last spring, the Principles of Public Relations class in the communication studies department partnered with local businesses throughout Cedar Falls to gain hands-on experience in the world of PR.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A Panther family

“Going off to college” often means leaving behind the only family you’ve ever known for a family of a different sort.

Monday, October 2, 2017

A green Panther

From studying abroad in the National Student Exchange program and working closely with the UNI Green Project to spending a year working for UNI Outdoors as nature tour guide, Lily Conrad, a junior environmental science major, has been all across UNI -- and the country.