Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Charting new mental maps

Picture a world map. What you’re picturing in your head probably looks a lot like this, which is referred to as the Mercator projection map.

Monday, September 18, 2017

An opportunity to inspire

For Hannah Carlson, a senior from Des Moines majoring in English Teaching, Houston, Texas wasn’t even on her radar when she first considered student teaching outside of Iowa.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Designing your future

This past summer, the Textiles and Apparel (TAPP) program within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) partnered with the university’s Hip Hop Literacy Summer School for a Hip Hop Fashion STEM Day Camp.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

UNI named top regional public university

"Consistently being honored as one of th
Monday, September 11, 2017

A cross-cultural collaboration

Fashion is an art form that can break boundaries and bring people together. The collaborative fashion line created by April Torney, Madeline Meyer and Varvara Korkina did exactly that.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Climbing to new heights

Most people only ever dream of climbing Mount Everest, but for Andy Anderson, assistant professor of management here at UNI, that dream became a reality last April.

Friday, September 1, 2017

A revitalized residence hall

“Lawther Hall is the coolest building I have ever been in.”

Friday, September 1, 2017

A fresh beginning

Nineteen days before he found himself crawling up the steps of his mother’s basement on his elbows and knees, Stacey Nelson was sitting in the back of a police car.

Monday, August 28, 2017

A stage for change

"Inclusion is such an important thing and is the future." These are the words of Bethany Piotter, a senior elementary special education major at UNI. Piotter has a passion for dancing and the arts, and working with children with disabilities to promote inclusion.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Welcome back from President Nook

Students, faculty and staff,

Welcome to the 2017-2018 academic year at the University of Northern Iowa. There is always a great deal of excitement with the beginning of a new academic year. It is a time to reconnect with one another as the university awakens from its summer calm.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Building a better Iowa

In 1985, all across the state of Iowa, there was a growing need for knowledgeable assistance in starting, maintaining and growing businesses.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Visit UNI at the State Fair

UNI will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9
Monday, August 7, 2017

Administrating change

Some say that hands-on experience is the best way to learn material in the classroom. The political science department has proved that.

Monday, July 31, 2017

A convenient career change

After working for more than five years after graduating, do you feel like you need a change? You love teaching youth, and would love a career in secondary education, but you just don't know how to get there?