Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

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.