Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, December 24, 2012

Students educating students about UNI

Editor's note: The photo on the UNI home page is of Kyle Burns, a senior majoring in marketing: sales and member of the Panther Push committee.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

UNI offers tips for Happy Holidays

Finals week and fall commencement is over at the University of Northern Iowa, and with that, campus will be fairly quiet until students return on Jan. 14.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

From the UNI-Dome to the Capitol Dome

There’s a big difference between the University of Northern Iowa and the Iowa State Capitol, but the education I received while at UNI has been instrumental in helping me fulfill my role in the Branstad/Reynolds administration. Working for Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Faculty You Should Know: Nick Pace

Eighteen years later as an educator and leader, Nick Pace, an associate professor in  educational leadership and postsecondary education, knows he's made the right decision. But his journey didn't start in education.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Enabling innovation across the state

UNI's Business and Community Services (BCS) had a standout year in 2012 despite national economic challenges, and succeeded at providing services to all 99 counties in the state of Iowa.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Traditions run deep in UNI men's glee club

The University of Northern Iowa Varsity Men's Glee Club, founded in 1960, is one of the oldest functioning student organizations on campus.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

More than 2+2

The Center for Teaching & Learning Mathematics (CTLM) at UNI launched in 2007 to enhance mathematics instruction and learning for teachers, students and families.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Financial literacy aids students in college

In 2010, more than 85 percent of UNI students were receiving some sort of financial aid to pay for their education.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

One professor's road trip through education

Eighteen years later as an educator and leader, Nick Pace, an associate professor in  educational leadership and postsecondary education, knows he's made the right decision. But his journey didn't start in education.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Sculpting future artists

University of Northern Iowa art professor Tom Stancliffe's passion for sculpture started at a young age. "As a kid, I was always doing creative things like drawing pictures, and when I look back, a lot of the time I was making stuff. Not art necessarily, but objects, toys.

Monday, November 5, 2012

UNI political science professors share their expertise

Editor's note: This story features three of UNI's political/election experts.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

UNI color guard member marches to her own beat

Sylvia Townsend, a freshman at the University of Northern Iowa, can still remember the exact moment when she decided that she wanted to do color guard. She was in eighth grade, and a group from Des Moines Lincoln High School came to her middle school to perform.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

It's tour time!

You see them all over campus, usually leading a group of prospective students and parents on campus tours.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

James Leach spreads message of civility

James Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and former Iowa member of the U.S. House of Representatives, presented "Civility in 2012 and Beyond" as part of the University of Northern Iowa's Reaching for Higher Ground Series.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Throwback - UNI's Homecoming celebration

Another Homecoming at the University of Northern Iowa has come and gone. This year's weeklong celebration featured new events including a Royalty Court and Homecoming Competition, as well as traditional events like the Panther Pride Cry, Homecoming picnic, pep rally and athletic events.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A look at more than 80 years of Panther Pride

You see him throughout the year at athletic events pumping up the crowd, leading students in the Interlude Dance at Homecoming, welcoming families during Family Weekend, and even dancing with the bride and groom at weddings.

Monday, October 15, 2012

UNI professor's passion for the aging process

While many complete their journeys in a retirement community, for one University of Northern Iowa professor, that's where it all began.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

UNI preventing gender violence and bullying

Gender violence in the U.S. continues to escalate. Bullying and violence affects people of all ages, race and socioeconomic status.

According to the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Violence Prevention (CVP):

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Student teacher experiences passion for teaching

Alicyn Aalderks has always loved children, so going into the teaching field was a natural.  As she says, she "gets to start and end her day with smiling faces that are eager to explore and learn new things."

Sunday, September 30, 2012

UNI's Family Weekend: A time to reconnect

Another Family Weekend at the University of Northern Iowa has come and gone. Families, friends and relatives got to reconnect with their students through a weekend of athletic events, academic sessions and family fun.

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