Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Welcome to the family!

The Strayer-Wood Theatre on the UNI campus is filled with students and their parents, each feeling a variety of emotions. Some are excited, some are a bit scared. Some are eager to start the next phase in life while others dread the unknown.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Future principals learn to handle conflict

"My son Josh is the only kid who didn’t make the baseball team. Ethan made it and he’s awful. Jake made it and he can’t even throw. That coach just doesn’t like my son. I want Josh on that team and I want him on now!"


Monday, June 20, 2011

Learning to lead

If you’ve ever wondered if the world’s future is in good hands, you need only spend five minutes with the students who participated in the Iowa Leadership Training Camp to be assured. 

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Eat this, not that

Greasy pizza. Fat-laden burgers. Potatoes swimming in butter. With fare like this in most campus dining centers, it’s no wonder students pack on the “freshman 15” and keep gaining weight throughout their college career.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Solar Panthers finish strong at world championship

The sun played hide-and-seek with the clouds, yet that didn’t prevent the Solar Panthers from shining brightly at the 2011 Solar Splash World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boat Racing. UNI hosted the event June 8 through 12 at George Wyth State Park in Cedar Falls.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Rollin' on the river

Solar boat-racing teams and fans from around the world will come to Cedar Falls June 8 through 12 to participate in the 2011 Sol

Monday, May 30, 2011

Students expand their ‘green’ knowledge

Green: What does it mean?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Computer science students are on the ‘right track’

Two trains are chugging down the track, on their way to destinations unknown. Suddenly, one of the engineers notices a hog on the track ahead, seemingly oblivious to the looming locomotive.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Professor-in-residence model enhances student learning

Education majors at UNI made history come to life for more than 80 sixth-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School in Cedar Falls – and honed their teaching skills at the same time.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Education majors welcomed into dynamic, diverse field

The University of Northern Iowa's spring Teacher Education Induction Convoca

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama at UNI's 2011 Spring Commencement

Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama—As Prepared for Delivery
University of Northern Iowa Commencement
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

First lady encourages graduates to retain Iowa values

Complete text of the first lady's speech

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Let us remember . . . and remember to act


Thursday, May 5, 2011

Letter from the Editor - Beginning a new chapter ...

As I recap my last four years at the University of Northern Iowa,

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Horns aplenty

Earning a degree is an exciting accomplishment. That excitement will reach a whole new level on May 7 when three members of the Horn family earn three different degrees from three different colleges during UNI’s spring commencement ceremony.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The art of robotics

Combining the computer science, industrial technology and physics departments at the University of Northern Iowa,

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Filmmaker inspires students with her story and work

Acclaimed African-American movie director Julie

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

UNI is leaving a smaller ecological paw print

The University of Northern Iowa has implemented new sustainability efforts over the years to create a responsible environment and leave a smaller ecological footprint. Read more about its efforts at UNI c.a.r.e.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Eatery Island receives an oasis

Graphic communication students revamped a local small business' food trailer

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

UNI men walk the walk and talk the talk

University of Northern Iowa men march a mile to stop sexualized violence … heels and all

"You can't really understand another person's experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes."