Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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.

Monday, June 24, 2013

New student orientation at UNI

New student orientation at the University of Northern Iowa is the start of a whole new chapter in a student's life.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Hard work pays off for UNI student

When people think of Amela Andelija, they typically think of a hard worker.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Students You Should Know: Zach Owens

There's no way of "sneaking" past the fact that UNI junior Zach Owens, a textiles and apparel major, loves designing sneakers. He's taking his next steps at UNI towards becoming part of the textiles industry.

Monday, June 10, 2013

UNI students dedicated to flying high

On Saturday, May 18, following almost a year of hard work and planning, members of the Iowa Near-Space Project Integrating Research and Education (INSPIRE) team at the University of Northern Iowa was finally able to launch a high-altitude balloon more than 85,000 feet into the sky.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Going green, growing local

"We were looking to create a third space, where people could come together: students, professors and community members. Everyone could come to this place and have a reason to be there." Britney Bockstahler, UNI student, co-creator and summer coordinator of UNI's Panther Plot.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Sam Castro

If a picture is worth 10,000 words, then the person behind the camera must have good stories to tell. Sam Castro has been a photographer for the past 25 years, spending the past three years as UNI's photojournalist, capturing life on the UNI campus.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Darrell Taylor

"I think that almost everything that humans do is art," said Darrell Taylor, director of UNI's Gallery of Art. "It's all a process that matters. A person's life from beginning to end is this beautiful story, and this beautiful story is art."

Monday, June 3, 2013

A 'buffet' of shows for the 2013-14 GBPAC season

Diversity is the goal when building a season schedule at the University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). "Our basic program philosophy is that it's a buffet," said Steven Carignan, executive director, GBPAC.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Welcome from UNI President Bill Ruud

Dear UNI Faculty, Staff and Students,

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Students You Should Know: Sarah Ormsby

Many students start college unsure about what major to pursue. Junior textiles and apparel and marketing major Sarah Ormsby was one of those students.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Inspiration just around the river bend

Ben Hoksch has always had a love of the outdoors. His dad grew up in rural Iowa, and as a child, Hoksch and his father would often spend time fishing and hunting along the Mississippi River. His love for nature has had a large influence on his life.

Monday, May 20, 2013

UNI choirs: Music to our ears

Being in a UNI choir is like joining a family. Some of the members of the Varsity Men's Glee Club would go out to eat every Wednesday for a group dinner. Women's Chorus has been known to leave voicemails singing "Happy Birthday" to friends and relatives.

Monday, May 20, 2013

A new chapter for President Allen

During his time as president of the University of Northern Iowa, Ben Allen presided over seven spring and fall commencements, attended countless athletic and performing arts events, shared words of praise and encouragement with students, and most importantly, "elevated UNI in the eyes of the citi

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Student success: Spring 2013 grads

Meghan Orr – Sioux City, Iowa
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Students You Should Know: Monzurul Russel

As Americans, we often hear about people coming to this country in pursuit of their dreams. Monzurul Russel, a computer science major at the University of Northern Iowa, is one student who made his journey from Bangladesh for that very reason.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Student success: Spring 2013 grads

Approximately 1,644 UNI students graduated this spring. A few are giving us a sneak peek at their next adventure...

Monday, May 13, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Kathy Green

Because of her love for living a healthy and active life, Kathy Green, director of health services at the University of Northern Iowa, has a unique connection to her work.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Students You Should Know: Erica Hill

What is it like to be the only female in a class full of guys? For senior manufacturing technology major Erica Hill, it serves as motivation to prove that women can succeed in the male-dominated field of metal casting.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Student success: Spring 2013 grads

Approximately 1,644 UNI students will graduate this spring. A few are giving us a sneak peek at their next adventure...

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