Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Who let the dogs in?

It's easy to spot Bella. She has dark shiny hair that's complemented by chocolate-colored eyes. This fabulous fashionista wears a purple and gold bow with just a touch of rhinestone bling. A festive yellow bandana completes her ensemble.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Name That!

In a room full of close to 90 people, with countless conversations going on around them, Angela Burda and Stephen Hughes only had eyes and ears for each other.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Staff You Should Know: Holly Bokelman

Behind the scenes of any organization, there is someone making sure everything runs smoothly. In the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) at the University of Northern Iowa, one of those people is Holly Bokelman.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Advancing diversity at UNI

The University of Northern Iowa hosted the annual Diversity Town Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 22. This event gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about UNI's advances in diversity and take part in strategies to continue to grow a rich, educationally diverse campus.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Students You Should Know: Connor Kenney

"I probably shouldn't be here," said Connor Kenney, general manager of UNI's campus radio station KULT. Not that the sophomore electronic media leadership major doesn't think he's cut out for his position.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

UNI awarded grant to pilot yearlong student teaching program

The University of Northern Iowa was awarded a more than $500,000 grant by the Iowa Department of Education and was selected to be one of two Iowa institutions of higher education to pilot a yearlong student teaching program.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

UNI goes mobile!

University of Northern Iowa students, faculty and staff now have the ability to take UNI with them wherever they go... on their smartphones!

Thursday, January 9, 2014

UNI student loan indebtedness decreases

Breaking away from national trends in student borrowing, the University of Northern Iowa has seen its average student loan indebtedness decrease by 10 percent over the past three years. The average undergraduate student now graduates having borrowed $2,500 less than in 2010.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Pick a Panther, find a friend

"Meeting new people is an important part of going off to college, and one of the best ways to do that is by having a roommate you didn't know before moving into the residence halls," said Allison Rolinger, a freshman from Cedar Falls.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Bite into the best of UNI Dining Services

UNI Best Bites is hot off the press—and flying off the shelves.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Women's rugby kicks it up a notch

UNI is an NCAA Division I powerhouse, known for outstanding men's and women's athletic teams. On December 7 and 8, the UNI women's rugby team captured the nation's attention once again by making its first appearance in the American Collegiate Rugby Association Final Four.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

UNI alumni have a hand in space exploration

University of Northern Iowa alumnus David Takes ('81) and his company, Doerfer Companies, received a multi-year contract with the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) to provide the main assembly and material handling transporters for NASA's new Space Launch System (SLS).

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

UNI offers tips for Happy Holidays

In addition to getting ready for finals week and fall commencement, University of Northern Iowa students, faculty and staff will also have the stress of holiday shopping and trying to stay fit with the myriad of holiday goodies.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Courting success

Basketball player Jacqui Kalin has left a legacy as one of the most successful student-athletes the University of Northern Iowa has ever had.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Relax and unwind with a massage

During this time of year, it's easy to let too much food, too little sleep and too many trips to the mall push good self-care habits out the window. Take some time to slow down, breathe deeply and be good to yourself by scheduling a relaxing massage at UNI's Wellness Recreation Center (WRC).

Monday, November 25, 2013

Panther Push: Panthers share their passion for UNI

Most students spend their academic breaks relaxing with friends and family before school starts up again. Students involved in UNI's Panther Push program, however, spend their breaks talking about UNI at their high schools.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Road to the Dome

Since the beginning of November, the University of Northern Iowa has been alive with the hustle and bustle of high school students visiting for the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) football playoffs.

Monday, November 18, 2013

A world of events during Geography Awareness Week

If you think geography is just place names and state capitals, think again. Modern geography is a high-tech discipline that examines the science of place and the relationships between people and their environments.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dramatic arts take center stage

The dramatic arts took center stage this weekend as nearly 1,000 high school students, theatre directors and chaperones from 32 schools across Iowa come to campus for the 2013 Iowa Thespian Festival.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

UNI's NABL sees success over the years

Thanks to the work of the University of Northern Iowa's National Ag-Based Lubricants (NABL) Center, biobased and soybean oil based lubricants and greases are no longer a novelty, but are a well-recognized commercial success.

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