Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Monday, November 14, 2011

Education at its finest – preparing effective classroom teachers

Education reform is a hot topic nationally. The United States is under fire for low rankings, average to subpar teacher performance and poor student achievement.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

UNI offers a variety of services for student veterans

Monday, November 7, 2011

UNI student veterans go from combat to classroom

"You carry the knowledge that you may have your life turned upside down at the
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Aspiring public relations professionals take it to the next level

Sunday, October 30, 2011

UNI turns spooky with Halloween activities

For some people, Halloween is like their Christmas. The thrill and excitement of turning their front lawn into a graveyard, being scared over and over again by Michael Myers, dressing up as a witch or vampire, and throwing a Halloween bash is just too much to handle.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Athletic training interns score big

This time comes only once a year. When two of America's greatest pastimes overlap and people get to experience professional football and the Major League Baseball World Series at the same time.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Robert Waller shares novel insights at UNI

It has been 12 years since "Bridges of Madison County" author Robert Waller has visited his alma mater. Coming back to the University of Northern Iowa stirs memories of teaching economics in Seerly Hall and interacting with students, which he deemed open and polite.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Renowned child advocate inspires UNI audience

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Foreign-born doctors walk in Iowans' shoes

Imagine walking into a room where people communicate solely with inside jokes. This is what it may feel like to be one of the many foreign-born doctors now practicing in the United States.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Independent study course goes worldwide

Getting ready for the real world can be a challenge.  One course in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa is going above and beyond getting students ready for their careers.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Panther Pride is alive during Homecoming

The colors purple and gold seem to dominate the University of Northern Iowa student's wardrobe this time of year. Window paint and an abundance of sidewalk chalk appear overnight and Panther Pride Cries can be heard throughout campus. This can mean only one thing…Homecoming!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

UNI students pitch their next million dollar business idea

What do people usually do during the average elevator ride? Pass floor after floor with their morning coffee in hand on the way to the office, inconspicuously groove to elevator music, try to fend off the inevitable germs that are floating in the air or pitch an exciting business idea?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Kaleidoscope Series offers live performances for students

A school field trip is something almost every student looks forward to. Leaving behind the classroom for a day leads to an out of the ordinary educational experience.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Family Weekend offered a diverse set of experiences

Sunday, September 18, 2011

UNI opens up to “most trusted stranger in America”

Six years ago, Frank Warren started an art project. The project had to do with secrets, and little did he know, it would turn his life upside down.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

First Farm Crawl educates about buying food locally

Sunday, September 11, 2011

UNI remembers 9/11

Monday, September 5, 2011

Building a stronger campus community

Going to college means being part of a larger community – a community that is often different from the one in which we grew up. Faculty, staff and students meet people from all over the world.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Green Iowa AmeriCorps promotes sustainability

Sunday, August 28, 2011

A Lifetime of Learning Opportunities

Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." As a lifelong learner, Franklin knew that it doesn’t matter if the investment is made when you're 8, 18 or 80 because the dividends are the same: your world becomes broader, your life becomes richer and your wisdo

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