Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Sunday, February 5, 2012

UNI helps create international friendships

There are nearly 500 international students enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa, representing 77 countries around the world. Hosting an international student can be a great opportunity -- one that can have a huge impact on both the host and the student.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

UNI's Black Student Union unites campus and community

The University of Northern Iowa's Black Student Union (BSU) has been busy lately. They, along with other areas of campus, have been planning more than 20 events to celebrate Black History Month during February.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

UNI students compete in first Diversity Case Competition

The University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration held its first Diversity Case Competition on Jan. 26. The competition provided students the opportunity to develop important professional skills such as analyzing and responding quickly to issues involving diversity.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

An unexpected thing happened in Cairo

When students walk into Leigh Martin's office in the Schindler Education Center at the University of Northern Iowa, they go in thinking one thing and come out with a totally different perspective.

Monday, January 16, 2012

2011 Year in Review

 The University of Northern Iowa marked an exciting and historical year in 2011. As faculty, staff and students return to campus for the spring 2012 semester, UNI reflects on a memorable year. A few highlights include:

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Monty Python's Spamalot has a UNI twist

You either love the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," or have no idea what to think of it. This 1974 British comedy is a classic and has been hailed as one of the best movies of all time.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

UNI pays it forward with extreme experience

The University of Northern Iowa had the opportunity to pay it forward when ABC's Emmy-winning hit show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" selected the Gibbs family from West Union, Iowa, to be featured on its show.

Monday, January 2, 2012

UNI theatre professor turns plenitude into props

Self-described "collector of all things weird," theatre professor Mark Parrott has turned his odd collection into a money-saving trash-reducing hobby for the University of Northern Iowa's theatre department.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

From Hawaii to the Arctic Winter Games

Many people dream of going to Hawaii, but very few would ever consider traveling to the Arctic.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

UNI seniors graduate...what comes next?

University of Northern Iowa seniors graduated Saturday, Dec. 17, in the McLeod Center. This is UNI profiled four students who graduated this fall and have already accepted a job or internship. These profiles are part two of two.

Emily Althoff  '11

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