Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

National Ag-Based Lubricants
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.

Dance Marathon
Monday, November 11, 2013

Dance Marathon's commitment to kids

UNI's chapter of Dance Marathon has experienced record-breaking growth in the two years the event has been hosted on campus.

Department of Education Forum
Friday, November 8, 2013

UNI to host U.S. Dept. of Education college affordability and completion forum

The University of Northern Iowa has been selected to host a U.S. Department of Education open forum on the Obama administration's college affordability and completion initiative. The forum will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Nov.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Enjoy an evening under the stars

Saturn's rings, Jupiter's moons and many other wonders of our solar system can be seen up close and personal during Thursday evening observatory shows, high atop McCollum Science Hall.

Nilvia Reyes
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Students You Should Know: Nilvia Reyes

Coming to college is a hard transition for any student, but for someone brought to the U.S. as a child without documentation, things like going to college can come with additional difficulties. However, junior history major Nilvia Reyes is living proof that it's not impossible.

UNI 4 Kids
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Helping others get in the game

Edward Failor and Tyler Campbell became buddies while playing youth sports in their hometown of Muscatine. They learned how to tackle problems on and off the field, how to strike a balance between sports and schoolwork, and how to cheer on each other and their team.

Cathalene Bowler
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Faculty You Should Know: Cathalene Bowler

Cathalene Bowler, new assistant professor of accounting in UNI's College of Business Administration, has had money on her mind from a young age. "Growing up, I didn't have the money to go to school," she said.

Jake Lewis
Monday, October 21, 2013

Students You Should Know: Jake Lewis

What do you picture when you think of an accountant? Graduate accounting major Jake Lewis admits that he bought into the stereotype of someone who sits in a cubicle all day crunching numbers.

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.