Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

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...

Monday, May 6, 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...

Monday, May 6, 2013

Students You Should Know: Chelsea Meier

Chelsea Meier, a senior chemistry and biology double major, is leaving quite a legacy at UNI.

Monday, May 6, 2013

I am just a teacher

I'm not a national celebrity or a CEO or a politician. I am just a teacher.

During my 20 years as a high school social studies teacher, society conveyed countless messages to remind me that I was just a teacher.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

UNI alumni advise and inspire

UNI alumni stay connected to the university throughout the year in a variety of ways, but students recently had the opportunity to interact with alumni at the Alumni in Residence events held in April.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Dine-in: Fall 2013

Students at UNI are buzzing about the changes coming to the dining centers this fall. A sneak peek was unveiled in January; and here are a few new "goodies" to share.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Students You Should Know: Kelvin Robinson

For Kelvin Robinson, the best thing about being a student at the University of Northern Iowa is the people that surround him on a daily basis. "They smile and they're welcoming," noted Robinson. "It's a totally different dynamic than the city I'm used to."

Monday, April 22, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Travis Ficklin

Travis Ficklin, a professor in physical education at the University of Northern Iowa, has always had two great loves: physics and baseball. In college, he realized that he didn't want to pursue a career in just one.

Monday, April 22, 2013

UNI alum is the Matchmaker

When Patrick Acton graduated from UNI in 1977 with a degree in social work, he had no idea that one day he'd be creating custom works of art for Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Students You Should Know: Mandey Lund

You might have seen Mandey Lund doing one of her extravagant, heartfelt performances around campus, working at Piazza in her free time or read about her in UNI's Panther. Magazine.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Campus Activities Board offers entertaining, fun and free events

UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student organization committed to bringing a number of entertaining and educational events to campus throughout the year.

Monday, April 15, 2013

UNI teaching model improves literacy learning for children

Teaching students to read can be a complex task.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Ben Schafer

Whether it's through his love for computer science, home brewing beer, or working with LEGO® bricks, it's clear that Ben Schafer, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Northern Iowa, is motivated by his urge to understand how things work.

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