Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Single-stream recycling
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Single-stream makes recycling a breeze

If you live on campus at UNI, you've probably noticed a change in the recycling process in the residence halls.

Geography majors
Thursday, July 17, 2014

UNI: The right location for geography majors

Geographic information systems (GIS) may sound like a niche technical major, but you probably use several different GIS technologies every day. Every time you tag your location on Facebook or find your way using your phone's GPS app, you're using GIS technology.

Summer Orientation
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sincerely yours: UNI's summer orientation staff

Summertime is here and so are new students. UNI's summer orientation staff just reached the home stretch with being more than halfway done with summer orientation. Having completed six previous orientations, the staff still has three more sessions to go.

Sturgis Youth Theatre
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Learning through theatre

Everyone's familiar with the iconic scene from the fairy tale "Cinderella" in which Prince Charming puts Cinderella's glass slipper on her foot and finds it's the perfect fit. In the original story, Cinderella was the only person in town who could fit into the shoes.

Timmons Family
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Busy couple masters part-time MBA program

Prioritization and sacrifice are principles that guided Faye and Ernie Timmons during the past two years. They were both students in UNI's part-time MBA program, they both work full-time at John Deere in Waterloo and they're parents to three boys under age 5.

Joe Noonan
Thursday, June 12, 2014

A strong link in the global supply chain

Junior Joe Noonan is steering his studies and out-of-class experiences toward a high-octane career in global supply chain management.

Special Olympics Cauldron
Thursday, June 12, 2014

A golden opportunity for Public Art Incubator

The University of Northern Iowa will play a special role in the opening ceremonies of the National Special Olympics games. The Flame of Hope torch, which will light the game's cauldron, was crafted in UNI's Public Art Incubator.

TIER Update
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

TIER Update- Deloitte's Phase 1 Findings

An update summarizing Deloitte's findings of its Phase 1 review of the Board's Rising to the Next TIER (a Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review) program is now available: Deloitte Findings Phase 1.

Catherine MacGillivray
Monday, June 9, 2014

Faculty You Should Know: Catherine MacGillivray

Catherine MacGillivray has lived an academic's dream life. She's traveled around the world, attended school in places like New York City, Paris and Berkeley, and studied with prominent scholars, including Jacques Derrida and Hélène Cixous of the French critical theory movement.

Nick Kostner
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hard work is no obstacle

When UNI student Nick Kostner broke both of his ankles in a motocross accident, he wasn't sure how his injury would affect his ability to participate in athletics. But when he began working with a personal trainer to rehab his ankles, he ended up pushing himself further than he ever had before.

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