Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Earth Week 2012: Leaving a smaller footprint

The month of April was a whirlwind of events that brought students, faculty and staff from the University of Northern Iowa together, united by a common cause: the protection of planet Earth. Here's a look back at the month that was:

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Two continents...one summer

Jordan Eberhart, a University of Northern Iowa sophomore majoring in management: business administration, has set his sights on an adventurous summer.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

UNI's TAPP fashion show struts into its 20th year

April 21 marked the 20th anniversary of UNI's Textiles and Apparel Program (TAPP) annual fashion show. The show, "Catwalk to the Big Top," featured apparel designed by students currently enrolled in the program, as well as alumni.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

UNI alumna sworn in as first U.S. woman Ambassador to India

University of Northern Iowa alumna Nancy Powell is America's first female Ambassador to India. The Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, at a recent ceremony, swore her in for her new assignment.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

PALS and TeamMates join forces

When we were young, we all had that one "pal" we really looked up to in our lives. This could have been an older sibling, parent or friend. These people made an impact on our lives.

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