Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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
Monday, July 18, 2016

UNI’s new tobacco policy

According to a survey conducted by Harvard School of Public Health, a third of the 14,000 students surveyed use tobacco products, which include cigarettes, chewing tobacco and cigars. That is a total of 33 percent of overall college students who use these products.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Winning in the classroom

On the wall of the women’s basketball team’s locker room in the McLeod Center, you’ll find a set of national rankings from the previous year, but these rankings aren’t from the Associated Press or even the USA Today coaches poll.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Improvising to succeed

Leadership, communication and improvisation: all skills that Micah Zeimetz, a junior majoring in social science education, has developed since his freshman year at UNI.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A new chapter for President Ruud

Three years ago, UNI students and their parents were surprised on Move-In Day when a familiar face appeared among the members of the moving crew.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Promoting health around the world

UNI students majoring in Health Promotion: Global Health and Humanitarian Aid are fortunate to have a strong hands-on program that allows them to work with underserved populations locally and internationally.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tiny house, huge impact

The tiny house movement has been a revolution for people wanting to downsize everything from square footage, mortgage payment and their environmental impact. The increased popularity of tiny houses caught the attention of Scott Greenhalgh, an assistant professor in technology at UNI.

Monday, June 13, 2016

A special Sparkle

When told they can't do something, people often act in one of two ways. They either get discouraged or they find the ambition to prove the naysayers wrong.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Gaining skills employers want

Students within UNI’s College of Business Administration offer a unique blend of qualities that employers seek: cutting-edge business knowledge, strong work values and exceptional professional skills.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Home away from home

Coming from a family-oriented culture in Peru, Valeria Garces, a junior international student majoring in communication disorders, had a challenging time adjusting to the United States and UNI.

Monday, May 23, 2016

17 years and counting

With one visit to David Schmid’s office in Panther Village, you’ll understand why he has spent 17 years as a Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) here at UNI: An entire wall is covered with framed photos of each Resident Assistant (RA) staff that he has worked with over the years.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Celebrating our graduating Panthers

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