Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Warm your head and heart

"The fact that we can make an impact in the lives of children battling cancer by simply purchasing a product is incredible, but when you see the smile spread cheek to cheek across a child's face, that's when you know those purchases had a direct impact on their lives," said Melissa Miller, Univer

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Gerontology generating attention at UNI

"Seeing how much of a difference I've made in not only elderly individuals' lives, but also in their families' lives, is what will keep me going as I live out my passion of working in the field of aging," said Brittney Boche, who's studying the long-term administration of gerontology.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

123 years of music

UNI's Panther Marching Band (PMB) is the one of the largest student organization on campus. The band's tradition of excellence has spanned 123 years with generations of dedicated band members that make PMB one of the most outstanding college band programs in the Midwest.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Religion and politics: All in one

Religion and politics are popular subjects of discussion, debate and controversy both on UNI's campus and around the country. This fall, a new class called Religion and Politics is being taught by assistant professor of religion Cara Burnidge.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Like father, like son

410. 410. As Greg, B.A. '89, and Andrea (Gibson) McFarlan, B.A. '89, moved their son Keaton into 410 Rider Hall, they wondered why that number sounded so familiar.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Creating all kinds of drama

Lauren VanSpeybroeck has literally grown up on stage. She started acting at age 6 playing Gretl in "The Sound of Music" at Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse in her hometown of Rock Island, Ill.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Arts and Sciences Open House

UNI's Admissions office is hosting an Arts and Sciences Open House this Friday, Oct. 23, beginning at 8 a.m. This event is for you if you want to learn about the more than 70 majors offered in these areas of study:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Follow your dreams

In 2006, Mitch Matthews, B.A. '93, and his wife, Melissa Johnson-Matthews, B.A. '93, were working on one of their big dreams: launching a question-based game series called "Q" to help people connect in fun and authentic ways.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

McLeod Madness

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UNI is coming to see you!

We know you're eager to talk with our admissions team about the University of Northern Iowa. And they're equally excited to talk with you!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

A changing landscape

The living, learning and recreation facilities on UNI's 915-acre campus are continually updated and enhanced to provide an outstanding environment for students. Here are just a few of our recent changes.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UNIBusiness Open House

If you're considering a major in a business-related field, our Admissions team is waiting to welcome you at this Friday's College of Business Administration Open House. 

Monday, October 5, 2015

2 + 2 = More

For 10 years, Shanghai Dianji University (SDJU) students in China have had the opportunity to study at UNI through the 2+2 program.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

College of Education Open House

Do you want to become a teacher and make a difference in other's lives? What about helping pro athletes and weekend warriors become the best they can be physically and mentally? Now's your chance at the College of Education (COE) Open House, Friday, Oct. 2.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Right Fit. Right School. Right Here.

Nationally recognized organizations and publications continue to honor UNI with awards of excellence, which is more proof that UNI is the right fit for so many students.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Let the celebration begin!

September 15 through October 15 is a special time for the campus community as UNI celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month.