Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Travis Ficklin
Monday, April 22, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Travis Ficklin

Travis Ficklin, a professor in physical education at the University of Northern Iowa, has always had two great loves: physics and baseball. In college, he realized that he didn't want to pursue a career in just one.

Matchstick Marvels
Monday, April 22, 2013

UNI alum is the Matchmaker

When Patrick Acton graduated from UNI in 1977 with a degree in social work, he had no idea that one day he'd be creating custom works of art for Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Mandey Lund
Monday, April 22, 2013

Students You Should Know: Mandey Lund

You might have seen Mandey Lund doing one of her extravagant, heartfelt performances around campus, working at Piazza in her free time or read about her in UNI's Panther. Magazine.

Campus Activities Board
Monday, April 15, 2013

Campus Activities Board offers entertaining, fun and free events

UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student organization committed to bringing a number of entertaining and educational events to campus throughout the year.

Monday, April 15, 2013

UNI teaching model improves literacy learning for children

Teaching students to read can be a complex task.

Ben Schafer
Monday, April 15, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Ben Schafer

Whether it's through his love for computer science, home brewing beer, or working with LEGO® bricks, it's clear that Ben Schafer, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Northern Iowa, is motivated by his urge to understand how things work.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Undergraduate research abounds in science programs

It's no secret that UNI's undergraduate programs offer students direct access to highly qualified and talented faculty, but in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry it's a particular point of pride.

Erin Zaideman
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Students You Should Know: Erin Zaideman

Erin Zaideman, a junior education major and goalkeeper for the UNI women's soccer team, has been playing soccer since she was four years old. More than just a fun pastime, soccer has provided Erin with the values and skills to be successful in all areas of her life.

Students Today Leaders Forever
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Leadership, service and travel

When most students think of spring break, they think of lounging at home or going on vacation somewhere warm. But for 40 UNI students, spring break is a time to give back.

Pat Higby
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Pat Higby

Pat Higby's workspace is unlike any other office. Small solar cars, miniature wind turbines, and "panther puffers" sit on the shelves, along with spare parts and pieces. Bins of popsicle sticks and LED lights line the walls. And the best part is, it's all free.