Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Monday, April 20, 2015

The art of reaching out

UNI faculty members are always looking for ways to reach out to high school students in the community. Department of Art professors Chris Schulte and Noah Doely did just that during their recent visit to Waterloo East High School.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Earth appreciation at UNI

With spring in full swing, the University of Northern Iowa invites everyone to enjoy the great outdoors by participating in this year's Earth Week, which just happens to be this week, through Friday, April 24.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Welcoming our newest citizens

Approximately 150 individuals will be honored on Tuesday, April 21, as they became U.S. citizens in an emotional and patriotic proceeding at the U.S. Citizenship Oath Ceremony in the University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union Ballroom.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The right fit for a nonprofit career

The University of Northern Iowa is the only school in the state of Iowa where students can earn a nationally recognized nonprofit credential, the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. Students at UNI earn their CNP through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA).

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Learning that's anything but common

The Learning Commons in Rod Library is quickly becoming THE place to study, collaborate on projects and use the latest technology. This student-centered space is located on the second floor of the library, right in front of the reference desk, and offers the following amenities:

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Panthers fighting for a cure

"I Relay to celebrate more birthdays and because cancer hit my family and flipped our lives upside down in less than a year." – Abbey Sheer, former UNI student and 2015 Relay For Life honorary caregiver

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Mastering communication

Bailey Knudson, a graduate student in speech-language pathology, has always been interested in healthcare. After a job shadow in her hometown's hospital, she knew speech-language pathology was the career for her.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

TC and TK help save 'Big Cats'

"I loved it when TC and TK came to our school; they were the kindest and funniest cats I had ever met. I believe TC and TK are worth saving," said Anna, a fifth-grade student at South Hamilton Elementary School in Jewell.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The return of RodCon

The Rod Library is gearing up for its next big event: the second annual RodCon. This is a mini-ComicCon that is held in the Rod Library. The event is free for all students, faculty, staff and community members and will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 28.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

School of thought

"The first semester of my freshman year I took an introductory philosophy course and it changed my perspective on everything," said junior Hansen Breitling, a philosophy major from Ames.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Partnership prepares future teachers

Over the past two years, UNI education faculty have been teaming up with experts at Stanford University to help education students reach their full potential.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Serving others or others serving you?

How exactly do UNI students spend their spring break week away from campus? Yes, some go home, some travel to tropical places with friends, but many want to spend their break giving back to others.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Pursuing an interest leads to a career

Kerri Miller, more commonly known as "KJ" to most friends, co-workers and instructors, is the first female deputy in Chickasaw County. This is a great accomplishment for Miller, but police work wasn't always what she had in mind for her career path.

Monday, March 9, 2015

UNI Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goal

The University of Northern Iowa Dance Marathon exceeded its fundraising goal for the fourth straight year at its big event on Saturday, March 7. The UNI chapter raised $278,135.04, well above its $225,000 goal and a 63 percent increase from its 2014 goal.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

UNI students succeed after graduation

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Dancing for the kids

Going into its fourth year, Dance Marathon has proved to be a success at UNI. While the event raises funds for a great cause and provides great fun, most people probably don't think about the team that makes it all possible.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Determination is the key to success

"We are the elite, the best of the best; the professors here are second to none," says Chuck Pugh, technical director of UNI's School of Music. Over the years, he's seen firsthand the advances the school has made.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Learn more, live better

Learning new ways to lead a healthy, balanced life is as easy as reading Student Health 101, a free monthly e-magazine offered by Student Wellness Services.