Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A look at more than 80 years of Panther Pride

You see him throughout the year at athletic events pumping up the crowd, leading students in the Interlude Dance at Homecoming, welcoming families during Family Weekend, and even dancing with the bride and groom at weddings.

Monday, October 15, 2012

UNI professor's passion for the aging process

While many complete their journeys in a retirement community, for one University of Northern Iowa professor, that's where it all began.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

UNI preventing gender violence and bullying

Gender violence in the U.S. continues to escalate. Bullying and violence affects people of all ages, race and socioeconomic status.

According to the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Violence Prevention (CVP):

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.

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