Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

One major, endless opportunities

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.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Athletic training major gives performance of a lifetime

"I'm obsessed with theatre," said Christian Junker. "When I came to UNI, that was my official, declared major."

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Making a difference in women's lives

A professor in social work at the University of Northern Iowa promised the women in his research projects, who were battered and battling with substance abuse, that their stories would make a difference.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Finding your career path at the UNI Career Fair

More than 1,500 students descended upon the McLeod Center, dressed to impress in their business suits, for the University of Northern Iowa's Career Fair. Students were greeted by more than 150 employers that were recruiting and making interview decisions.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Death holds the key to how we live

"Most of us don't die the way we want to," observed Francis Degnin, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and World Religions at the University of Northern Iowa. As an ethicist, Degnin bases this observation on a wealth of experience.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Advancing communication and literacy skills

Marie, a first-grader with cerebral palsy, works on her journal entry with Cecila, a paraprofessional. Cecilia asks Marie what she would like to write about today and opens a large laminated book filled with icons with the corresponding word underneath each image.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Panther Village: The new digs on campus

Things are definitely changing in the world of on-campus living.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

UNI's student body president welcomes students

Hello fellow Panthers, new and returning, welcome to a new academic year at the University of Northern Iowa. I sincerely hope each of you had exciting and relaxing summers and are now prepared for a year of excellent opportunities.

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