Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Panther Marching Band
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Panther Marching Band is largest in UNI history

With 280 members, this year's Panther Marching Band (PMB) is the largest in UNI history. This record-setting number not only reflects the consistent growth PMB has experienced over the years but also reflects the strength of the program.

Installation
Friday, October 4, 2013

Bill Ruud installed as UNI's 10th president

 William N. Ruud was installed as the 10th president of the University of Northern Iowa during a ceremony at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Oct. 4.

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Lessons from past presidents with Doris Kearns Goodwin

"It may seem odd spending one's nights with dead presidents, but I wouldn't have it any other way," said Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Project AWARE
Monday, September 30, 2013

Raising AWAREness

More than 1,500 pounds of trash is currently sitting on the third floor of Rod Library. It isn't in trash bags, it's not littered in recycling bins, it's actually on display, but you may have a hard time finding it.

Clair Williams
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Inspired by children half a world away

The next time you shop for groceries, take a look at the plastic bags used to hold your items. Once you're home and the groceries have been put away, wad the bags into a tight ball. Now, imagine wrapping that ball with wide green leaves – the kind you'd see on a palm tree, only bigger.

Art for El Salvador
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A heart for art

Prior to becoming Panthers, Dallas Center high school students Maria and Niah Howard went on a mission trip to El Salvador with a delegation from their church.

Julia Heuer
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Julia Heuer

"I come from a very traditional, patriarchal family," said Julia Heuer, UNI's military and veteran student services coordinator. "I was taught that you get a high school education, then get married and have kids."

Rod Library
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

A study space - and a whole lot more

In spring 1961, the library staff, headed by Donald O. Rod, surveyed students to learn what they wanted in UNI's new campus library.

Hyperspectral imaging
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Students excel in hyperspectral imaging research

Students from across the nation traveled to the Cedar Valley this summer to study hyperspectral imaging. For the second year, the University of Northern Iowa's geography department hosted the eight-week course for 10 undergraduate students hailing from all corners of the country.

Karen Mitchell
Monday, September 9, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Karen Mitchell

Karen Mitchell has had an outstanding career in performance. She has been a communication studies professor in Performance Studies at UNI for more than 22 years and was recently awarded the Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance by the National Communication Association (NCA).

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