Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

UNI celebrates Pride Week

The University of Northern Iowa's LGBT student organization, UNI Proud, will host campus-wide events from Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8, in celebration of Pride Week.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

One day. One night. One purpose. One fight.

The 14th annual UNI Relay For Life is right around the corner, but for many students, this event is much more than just a nine-hour fundraising event.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mayim Bialik visits UNI

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik will speak at the University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 11, 2016, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A return to campus

In 1970, a group of students often referred to as the “UNI 7” generated support across the community when they took a stand against the administration and fought for adequate representation, equality and inclusion for students of color on campus.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Your summer housing solution

Going home for the summer is not always convenient for college students who would rather stay in Cedar Falls with their friends. The chance to work over the summer at your part- or full-time job in town could be wishful thinking because of one problem: you don't have a place to live.

Monday, March 7, 2016

UNI celebrates Women's History Month

The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events this March in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.

The events include:

Monday, March 7, 2016

At home in the lab

If you're questioning where to find Brittnie Dotson, senior biology major from Gary, Indiana, on a normal day, you can take a pretty educated guess that she will be in the biology lab of McCollum Science Hall on UNI's campus.

Monday, February 29, 2016

A curtain call for theatre alum

Katy Slaven stood on stage in the Great Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center the morning of February 23, as an audience of 1,500 exuberant middle school students sang “Happy Birthday” to her.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

State Capitol hosts UNI Day

At UNI Day at the Capitol, students, faculty and staff will showcase interactive dis
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

UNI: A path to med school

Derek Bradley, a senior biology major with a minor in chemistry, is taking part in something quite common at UNI: student-faculty research. UNI students can work alongside their professors as early as their freshman year.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

NBC Nightly News interviews UNI professor

When students gathered in Christopher Edginton’s classroom in the Jacobson Human Performance Complex on Thursday morning, the addition of a camera crew from NBC Nightly News ensured that this would be anything but class as usual.

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?