Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Theatre shines light on autism

An experimental program designed for young people on and off the autism spectrum was launched in 2011 as part of the Sturgis Youth Theatre.  The Spectrum Theatre, held in Oct. and Nov.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Iowa Writing Project celebrates 35 years of writing well

"If people can't write well, they don't think well. If they don't think well, other people will do the thinking for them."  - George Orwell, English novelist and journalist.

 

Monday, May 28, 2012

UNI women's rugby honored on and off the field

Recently the University of Northern Iowa women's rugby team was honored by the Iowa Legislature for its outstanding achievements and accomplishments since the team began in 1994.

Monday, May 21, 2012

UNI education students give back

There are times in life when we have a chance to make an impact on people who are less fortunate. When that opportunity came, Kaitlin Kivell and Abby Lundy, University of Northern Iowa seniors majoring in elementary education, knew what to do.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

An American Panther in London: The series

Leah Reuber, a University of Northern Iowa graduate student majoring in post-secondary education: student affairs, has been bitten by the travel bug.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Champion competitors and dedicated volunteers

A network of 15,000 volunteers, 11,000 athletes, 99 Iowa counties and 44 years all add up to one thing: the Special Olympics of Iowa (SOIA). Come May 17 through 19, all of these variables will be present at the 2012 Summer Games in Ames.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Graduates move on to their next stage of life

Rhonda Greenway is just one of our 1,800 alumni graduating this spring and looking forward to their next adventure. 

                   

Thursday, May 3, 2012

From UNI to Harvard and MIT

Some University of Northern Iowa students spend their summers on a beach or relaxing at home, some have jobs or internships, but only one has an internship at Harvard.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

UNI hosts Bully director and producer

Alex Libby, a 12-year-old from Sioux City, Iowa, rode the bus to school every morning, just as thousands of other students across the nation do. But, Libby's experience was less than enjoyable.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Gaining perspective from an impoverished nation

While many students were relaxing on the beach over spring break, a University of Northern Iowa professor and her son were in a third world country helping those in need.

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