Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Sunday, February 19, 2012

UNI to host first Dance Marathon

Dancing the night away is usually reserved for pure enjoyment. Your favorite song starts to play and minutes turn into hours as the crowd whirls around you. But what if in addition to using your dancing shoes to try out the latest moves, you dance for a cause?

Monday, February 13, 2012

UNI students get Alzheimer's patients talking

Michelle Remold, University of Northern Iowa senior majoring in gerontology: social sciences, embraces the opportunity to help others.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The dance of a lifetime

Who would have thought that three University of Northern Iowa students' dance moves would become an international phenomenon, let alone earn them an invitation to teach the first lady of the United States the dance? We're of course talking about the Interlude Dance, a dance composed of six moves

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.

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