Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Single-stream makes recycling a breeze

If you live on campus at UNI, you've probably noticed a change in the recycling process in the residence halls.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

UNI: The right location for geography majors

Geographic information systems (GIS) may sound like a niche technical major, but you probably use several different GIS technologies every day. Every time you tag your location on Facebook or find your way using your phone's GPS app, you're using GIS technology.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sincerely yours: UNI's summer orientation staff

Summertime is here and so are new students. UNI's summer orientation staff just reached the home stretch with being more than halfway done with summer orientation. Having completed six previous orientations, the staff still has three more sessions to go.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Learning through theatre

Everyone's familiar with the iconic scene from the fairy tale "Cinderella" in which Prince Charming puts Cinderella's glass slipper on her foot and finds it's the perfect fit. In the original story, Cinderella was the only person in town who could fit into the shoes.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Busy couple masters part-time MBA program

Prioritization and sacrifice are principles that guided Faye and Ernie Timmons during the past two years. They were both students in UNI's part-time MBA program, they both work full-time at John Deere in Waterloo and they're parents to three boys under age 5.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A strong link in the global supply chain

Junior Joe Noonan is steering his studies and out-of-class experiences toward a high-octane career in global supply chain management.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A golden opportunity for Public Art Incubator

The University of Northern Iowa will play a special role in the opening ceremonies of the National Special Olympics games. The Flame of Hope torch, which will light the game's cauldron, was crafted in UNI's Public Art Incubator.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

TIER Update- Deloitte's Phase 1 Findings

An update summarizing Deloitte's findings of its Phase 1 review of the Board's Rising to the Next TIER (a Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review) program is now available: Deloitte Findings Phase 1.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Faculty You Should Know: Catherine MacGillivray

Catherine MacGillivray has lived an academic's dream life. She's traveled around the world, attended school in places like New York City, Paris and Berkeley, and studied with prominent scholars, including Jacques Derrida and Hélène Cixous of the French critical theory movement.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hard work is no obstacle

When UNI student Nick Kostner broke both of his ankles in a motocross accident, he wasn't sure how his injury would affect his ability to participate in athletics. But when he began working with a personal trainer to rehab his ankles, he ended up pushing himself further than he ever had before.

Friday, May 30, 2014

UNI to host Midwest International Piano Competition June 1-7

The UNI School of Music and the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will host the Midwest International Piano Competition on Sunday, June 1, through Saturday, June 7.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Future UNI wrestler featured on 'Steve Harvey'

Future UNI athlete Adarios Jones will be featured on "Steve Harvey" in the episode airing at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, on CBS 2 Iowa. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Cat is out of the bag

During spring Commencement, senior Chris Bowden surprised the crowd by wearing the furry black feet of UNI's favorite feline, TC (The Cat). After two years of keeping his identity under wraps, Bowden's secret was now out of the bag.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Sending off the Class of 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Student success: Spring 2014 grads

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Oh, the places UNI graduates go!

Each year, the University of Northern Iowa Office of Career Services releases a report detailing post-graduation success.

Friday, May 2, 2014

TAPP design show: Back to the basics

In its 22nd year on the runway, the UNI Textiles and Apparel Program (TAPP) spring design show was "stripped."

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Model U.N. at UNI

Last week, busloads of high school students were dropped off at the University of Northern Iowa for the 50th annual Iowa High School Model United Nations (IHSMUN) Spring Conference.

Monday, April 28, 2014

UNI alumnus wins Nike design contest

It was a regular day at work for Dane Thompson, UNI alumnus and general manager of the Other Place American Sports Grill & Pizzeria, until he checked Twitter. Thompson had received a tweet from Tiger Woods announcing him as the winner of a Nike shoe design contest.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

QUASH: Fun with a purpose

What would it be like to have your own grandmother not recognize you? According to junior business management major Holly Seemann, "It's really hard. You'll go see her and she'll smile like she knows who you are, but she doesn't know your name or how she knows you."

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