Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Computing for equality

Nationally, only about 18 percent of computer science graduates are women. At UNI, the number of women enrolled in a computer science major or minor is around 9 percent.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

One student, many voices

On May 1, Rachael Johnson began a six-year journey that only one student in the entire state has the honor of taking: Johnson is serving as the student appointee to the Board of Regents (BOR), State of Iowa.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

For Paul Andersen, it's ok to judge

When you're a UNI student, it's all about what you learn in class, what you take part in outside of class and the people you meet along the way.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Pick a peck of peppers, pronto!

The new "farmers market on wheels" makes for an exciting time this summer as it launches business here in the Cedar Valley.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

From Panther to Timberwolf

Kyle Burns is into sports big time. He came to UNI and ran Division I track for four years. He was a Panther Sports Marketing intern and a member of UNI's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. And the UNI-Dome was his favorite place to be.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Surprising insights from Small Business Report

From incubators to coworks, One Million Cups (1MC) to angel investment forums, communities throughout Iowa and across the country are eager to offer resources and services to support and encourage entrepreneurship and small business – and they should.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A punster with purpose

Stormie Johanson is a big fan of puns. And if they're related to science? Well, that's even better.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Here's to 200 years!

Think of the magazines you've enjoyed over the years. There's a good chance some of them are no longer being published.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Navigating every day with grace

This week is National Business Etiquette Week, a time to focus on the social graces and put them into practice (although it's good to do so any week of the year, not just June 7-13).

Friday, May 29, 2015

On top of the world

Climbing a mountain is sometimes a metaphor for battling cancer. Some people are lucky enough to bypass that mountain, yet they still want to let cancer patients know there's hope and that they're not alone.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A star student in astrochemistry

"Don't be afraid to push yourself outside of your comfort zone from time to time during your college career," said Angela Weepie, who will receive her second B.A. from UNI May 2016. She obtained her first degree in earth science in 2000.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A perfect match for UNI wrestling

Wrestling is more than just a sport to Sandy Stevens (B.A. '62, English teaching). It's a vehicle for saving lives.

Friday, May 15, 2015

UNI confers three honorary doctorates

The nearly 1,900 graduates who crossed the stage during UNI's spring Commencement ceremonies are on their way to making significant contributions in their fields.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

New faces on campus

The Department of Biology has some new faces that students will soon encounter. However, these are not the faces of professors or students. They are the faces (and bodies, for that matter) of the new synthetic cadavers, or SynDavers, for short.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hats off 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.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Ready. Set. Career!

When employers interview UNI students for jobs and internships, they're looking for candidates with classroom knowledge as well as soft skills such as flexibility, creativity, a team-player mentality, and the ability to set and achieve goals.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Finding their rhythm

The IDT Dance Company, previously known as International Dance Theatre, is more than just a dance company. It is also a class, as well as a student organization. The company started in 1957 and has been around ever since.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

From collegian to consultant

Attending college means getting a top-notch education and having plenty of options for having fun and hanging out with friends.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Earn your degree in three years

Did you know you can complete your bachelor's degree at UNI in three years instead of four? Choosing this option means you'll save time, money and get a jump-start on your career.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Remembering the Holocaust

The Holocaust is a defining time in the world's history, and it still matters just as much today as it did 70 years ago. To commemorate the Holocaust, UNI and campuses nationwide host events for the Days of Remembrance.