Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Fraternity/sorority life
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Having it all in fraternity/sorority life

With more than 250 student organizations at UNI, there are plenty of ways to get involved. Some groups focus on academic achievement, others on leadership, service or simply having fun. With so many options, it can be hard to choose.

Lydia Miller
Monday, October 14, 2013

Dreams really do come true

As a 10-year-old, Lydia Miller (B.A. '13, general biology) was enraptured by the dolphins and sea lions she saw during her family's vacation to SeaWorld in San Diego.

Panther Marching Band
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Panther Marching Band is largest in UNI history

With 280 members, this year's Panther Marching Band (PMB) is the largest in UNI history. This record-setting number not only reflects the consistent growth PMB has experienced over the years but also reflects the strength of the program.

Installation
Friday, October 4, 2013

Bill Ruud installed as UNI's 10th president

 William N. Ruud was installed as the 10th president of the University of Northern Iowa during a ceremony at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Oct. 4.

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Lessons from past presidents with Doris Kearns Goodwin

"It may seem odd spending one's nights with dead presidents, but I wouldn't have it any other way," said Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Project AWARE
Monday, September 30, 2013

Raising AWAREness

More than 1,500 pounds of trash is currently sitting on the third floor of Rod Library. It isn't in trash bags, it's not littered in recycling bins, it's actually on display, but you may have a hard time finding it.

Clair Williams
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Inspired by children half a world away

The next time you shop for groceries, take a look at the plastic bags used to hold your items. Once you're home and the groceries have been put away, wad the bags into a tight ball. Now, imagine wrapping that ball with wide green leaves – the kind you'd see on a palm tree, only bigger.

Art for El Salvador
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A heart for art

Prior to becoming Panthers, Dallas Center high school students Maria and Niah Howard went on a mission trip to El Salvador with a delegation from their church.

Julia Heuer
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Staff You Should Know: Julia Heuer

"I come from a very traditional, patriarchal family," said Julia Heuer, UNI's military and veteran student services coordinator. "I was taught that you get a high school education, then get married and have kids."

Rod Library
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

A study space - and a whole lot more

In spring 1961, the library staff, headed by Donald O. Rod, surveyed students to learn what they wanted in UNI's new campus library.

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