Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Read-in and conference empower and engage

Two events are happening at the University of Northern Iowa to accompany Black History Month: the African-American Read-In and the African-American Children and Families Conference.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Generous gift enhances student experience

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Why I love UNI

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, UNI faculty, staff and students share why they love UNI.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Celebrating UNI at the statehouse

The University of Northern Iowa will host UNI Day at the Statehouse from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators about the impact UNI has on the state.

Monday, February 9, 2015

School counselor's success started at UNI

Susan Langan, a 1992 graduate
Thursday, January 22, 2015

2014: Our year in photos

Thursday, January 22, 2015

And the beat goes on

With its exceptional faculty, innovative programs and state-of-the-art facilities, UNI's School of Music is regarded as one of the finest in the Midwest.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Celebrating and appreciating diversity

Welcoming. A family feel. A close-knit community. These are just three reasons why so many students find UNI to be the right fit. And this warm, accepting environment is enhanced through UNI's long-term commitment to diversity.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Mentoring leads to success

January is National Mentoring Month, a time to recognize and give thanks to those who collaborate and consult with and coach individuals, leading them to success.

Monday, January 12, 2015

A dramatic change leads to dramatic change

A dramatic change leads to dramatic change In the theatre world, the show must go on! And in Jenna Guy's world, the learning must go on as well. Guy transferred to UNI from another Iowa university specifically to become a theatre major with a drama and theatre for youth emphasis.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Making her move to UNI

Olivia Ferguson, a junior from Solon, has a lot of school spirit. As a member of Student Admissions Ambassadors (SAA), she can often be seen walking around campus in purple and khaki, giving tours to prospective students.