Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Chats composting
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

From grounds to ground

A cup of Joe, black. An espresso, double shot. A caramel macchiato, extra foam. These tasty beverages are born from dark, fragrant beans harvested in hot, rainy climates along the equator.

Physics of Mario Kart Camp
Friday, August 2, 2013

Ready... Set... Go!

From the television screen to the workshop to the streets. The University of Northern Iowa's Physics of Mario Kart camp brought the classic video game, "Super Mario Kart," to life.

Apprentice Asia
Friday, August 2, 2013

UNI alumna brings business skills to prime time

Half a world away in the tourist hot spot of Khao Lak, Thailand, you will find a bustling little bistro. Fizz Bistro-n-Bar hosts a score of raving reviews, fawning over everything from its fantastic service to its enchanting dishes, both local and international.

Continuing Education
Monday, July 29, 2013

Celebrating a century of service

UNI has a distinguished history of providing academic opportunities through innovative outreach efforts. In 1913, the university established study centers to serve teachers on a statewide basis – the first initiative of its kind in the country.

Blue Zones
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

UNI is 'in the zone'

Sardina, Italy. Ikaria, Greece. Okinawa, Japan. Nicoya, Costa Rica. Loma Linda, Calif.

Camp Multimedia
Monday, July 15, 2013

Hobby or résumé builder?

It may seem odd to some, but skills related to video games and video podcasting have an ever-increasing presence in the career world of today. Just like any other skill set, the sooner one is given access the better.

Kara Poppe
Monday, July 15, 2013

Students You Should Know: Kara Poppe

Kara Poppe's email signature closes with words spoken by the Lorax, a character created by Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, in his book "The Lorax." This environmentally aware character says, "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.

UNI-CUE
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Unique learning at UNI-CUE

Lasting four weeks during the summer, the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) holds a small academy for local prospective middle school students.

Jordan Christian
Monday, July 1, 2013

Students You Should Know: Jordan Christian

This past year, Jordan Christian was a resident assistant (RA) in Dancer Hall at UNI. For some people, being an RA your sophomore year of college is enough of a full-time job, but not for Jordan. He also runs his own landscaping business in his hometown of Madison, Wisc.

Camp Smart Art
Monday, July 1, 2013

Rethinking art at Camp Smart Art

Throughout the summer, the University of Northern Iowa hosts a wide variety of camps for kids of all ages. Smart Art was a camp held for the first time this summer during the week of June 10 through 14.

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