Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, January 28, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Fabio Fontana

Fabio Fontana, a University of Northern Iowa professor of physical education, originally came to the U.S. from Brazil to learn English. Grasping every opportunity, he ended up learning much more than he ever imagined.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Programs You Should Know: Interactive Digital Studies

In an increasingly digital world, employees equipped with digital skills are needed more than ever before. The University of Northern Iowa's new Interactive Digital Studies major (IDS) serves to fill that need, and it does so in a groundbreaking way.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Finding different ways to learn

The University of Northern Iowa is known nationwide, and especially in the Midwest, as being one of the top schools for teachers. A lesser-known fact is that UNI also has an equally impressive special education program.

Monday, January 14, 2013

A sneak peek at Inside UNI

We are excited to launch Inside UNI, our brand new one-stop communication platform showcasing UNI's top headlines, campus announcements, upcoming events and unique campus stories. Inside UNI brings you into the minds of our faculty and into the lives of our students.

Friday, January 11, 2013

In Their Words: Why students come to UNI

Don't just take our word for it, hear from students why UNI is perfect for you!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Welcome Panthers!

Whether you're a current Panther or a future Panther, welcome to UNI and its new and improved website. The home page is designed to provide prospective students and their families with information about UNI. Meet our students, faculty and staff.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Students You Should Know: Alicia Jessip

Alicia Jessip, a junior communication studies major with a double minor in Spanish and

Friday, January 4, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Cliff Chancey

Professor Cliff Chancey's passion for physics is evident.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

A look back at 2012

The University of Northern Iowa marked an exciting and historical year in 2012. As the spring 2013 semester is right around the corner, UNI reflects on a memorable year. A few highlights include:

Monday, December 24, 2012

The future looks bright

It's an exciting time at UNI – nearly 800 students will graduate this semester. These students look forward to starting the next chapter in their lives. For most, that means finding a job.

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.