Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, October 10, 2016

Finding the light inside

“There are certain life events that make us more vulnerable,” said Alex Dooley, instructor of art. Dooley recognized a need to provide student and community support for mental health after suicides and conversations with students struggling with mental health.

Monday, October 10, 2016

UNI honored for Excellence and Innovation

UNI was recently announced as an Excellence and Innovation Award winner by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

A presidential Panther

Though freshman Joseph Tibbs had to travel to Washington D.C. this summer to be recognized as a 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholar, his journey to UNI only took about an hour.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UNI named to Presidential Honor Roll

UNI has been named winner of the Economic Opportunity category for the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for three projects: "Economic Assistance for Low Income Waterloo Neighborhoods," "Service and Learning Throughout Entrepreneurship" and "Improving Access to Fruits

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Opportunity through collaboration

This summer, Nilda Rodriguez, assistant professor of biology, and Marek Sliwinski, associate professor of biology, collaborated with instructors from around Iowa at the FUTURE in Biomedicine program, a research program through the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine.

Friday, September 23, 2016

UNI ranks No. 2 among top Midwest public universities

The University of Northern Iowa ranked No.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UNI announces record retention rate

In his presentation to the Iowa Board of Regents earlier this month, UNI Interim President Jim Wohlpart announced the official enrollment figures for fall 2016, including the freshmen retention rate from fall 2015.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

UNI faculty member receives Fulbright Award

University of Northern Iowa faculty member Eliz

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A Hall of Fame career

UNI's very own professor of global health and chair of the health promotion and education division, Michele Devlin, is the recipient of the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame Award.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Explore opportunities at the UNI Career Fair

The UNI Job and Internship Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, in the McLeod Center on the UNI campus. More than 160 employers, graduate schools and nonprofits will be in attendance to network with UNI students and alumni, and discuss internships and full-time jobs.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Educating Iowa's teachers

Monday, August 29, 2016

U.S. Department of Education awards $450,384 grant to UNI

The U.S.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Weeks of Welcome

Monday, August 22, 2016

Welcome back, Panthers!

Welcome back, students, faculty and staff!

I can't tell you how excited I am to have all of you back on campus. I hope that everyone is well rested from the summer and eager to get started, because we have an exciting year in store, with plenty to look forward to in the coming months.

Monday, August 15, 2016

UNI Museum to restore mastodon tusk

UNI's Museum has received $306,258 from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for its project to restore a mastodon tusk.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Ready for Move-in Day?

Move-In Day is almost upon us!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A bridge between generations

The recent trend of college students living alongside the elderly is reshaping traditional views of retirement and nursing homes.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Join UNI at the state fair

UNI will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 21, in the Varied Industries Building. Fairgoers can visit with alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as pick up Panther tattoos, athletic posters and other giveaways.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Preparing Iowa's principals

Imagine you’re a principal sitting behind your desk and seated across from you is a parent irate that their child was not selected for the National Honor Society.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Blazing their own path

This extended orientation program facilitates the successful transition of