Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

UNI hosts eighth annual Darwin Week

The eighth annual Darwin Week will be held on the University of Northern Iowa campus Monday, Feb. 8 through Thursday, Feb. 11. The event is hosted by University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNI), a student organization for skeptics, atheists, agnostics and freethinkers.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

UNI: a home away from home

"The campus was beautiful, the people in Iowa and at UNI were very friendly, and the size of the campus was perfect for me," said Steven Gomez, a junior biology major from San Antonio, Texas.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

University weather-related information

All UNI classes are canceled and campus is on reduced operations today, Tuesday, Feb. 2, due to severe weather. Essential employees should report to work as normal. 

23rd Street Market, Biscotti's, Piazza and Rialto will be open regular hours today, Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Monday, February 1, 2016

New UNI magazine is a roar

Creative majors now have a funky and exciting way to come together at UNI thanks to the new magazine Uprising. Kara Keigan, the founder and editor in chief, and fellow students working on the student-run magazine released their first issue of Uprising in May 2015.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Taking business to the next level

Do you have a strong passion to make a difference in your community by starting your own business?

Monday, January 25, 2016

Expanding students’ worldview

One of the many great things about UNI is that faculty bring to the classroom insights gained through hands-on research.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

How to caucus

NISG and the UNI Department of Political Science are offering an informational session called "H
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Kappa Mu Epsilon: solving problems

Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) is an honor society that has a chapter in UNI's mathematics department. Founded in 1931, KME helps students understand the important role that mathematics has in the development of society.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Constructing success

Are you looking for a major that will challenge you in math, business, technology, engineering and construction?

Friday, January 15, 2016

Honoring a life and legacy with a day of service

Classrooms will be empty and offices across campus will be closed, but several students, faculty and staff at the University of Northern Iowa will not be spending Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the comfort of their homes.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Sharing their "inner weather"

Inner Weather is a student-run literary magazine supported by the Department of Languages and Literatures. It provides students with hands-on experience in the writing and editing world, and also gives them the opportunity to share their own work.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Scholars with honors

A common fear among incoming college freshmen might be whether they'll make friends and find a sense of belonging. Another fear might be taking college courses and not knowing what level of difficulty to expect.

Monday, January 4, 2016

True student athletes

Basketball is a family affair for the Davisons of Maple Grove, Minn. Stephanie is a guard on the UNI women's team, as is her younger sister Angie. Their parents coached the two, as well as one son who plays on his high school's team.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Go green this winter

Going green is a well-known philosophy in these times of ever-growing concern for the environment and an increase in conservation efforts.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

UNI Beats Iowa State

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 grads!

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to UNI. Their strong academic preparation, relationships with faculty and other students, and varied out-of-class experiences helped them create a strong foundation for their future.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Education: A field of opportunity

During American Education Week in November, members of the College of Education (COE) and UNI's teacher education program traveled across Iowa to observe all of the wonderful practices taking place in early childhood through 12 schools and related settings.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

School of Music takes trip of a lifetime

As a professor, one of the most rewarding sides to your career is watching students grow beyond what they thought possible.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Speaking of unique...

UNI's forensics team, which is part of the Department of Communication Studies, is the longest-running student organization on campus – more than a century old. UNI is proud to be the only institution in Iowa with both a debate and speech team.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

From NASA to UNI

Joshua Sebree watched in awe as his eighth-grade science teacher filled a glass beaker with water and held a piece of sodium over the opening. The teacher said, "This is too much probably," dropped sodium into the beaker and took a step back.