Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Designing Panther Pride in our backyard

UNI fans can see the football team's purple and gold uniforms out on the field every fall. However, not many know that those uniforms are actually being created by former Panthers.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Alumna’s top score leads to top-notch job

This call may be recorded for quality and training purposes. These words are familiar to anyone who has ever called a customer service line. Have you ever wondered if anyone listens the calls? Alumna Jessica Clark does.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Fact ot Fiction? You be the judge

The UNI campus has reputedly been haunted over the years by at least two ghosts: Zelda and Augie.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

100 Years of Bartlett Hall

For 100 years, Bartlett Hall has been an integral part of the University of Northern Iowa's campus. Construction began in June 1914 to provide housing for the growing student body population and since then has served students, faculty and staff across generations.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

More than lions, zebras and elephants

What better way to truly understand human relations than to participate in what senior Sara Dobney calls the ultimate field experience. This elementary education major traveled to the east African country of Tanzania to earn credit for her human relations course required for teacher licensure.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Board of Regents TIER open forum Monday, Oct. 6

The Board of Regents engaged Deloitte Consulting to do an independent, comprehensive, administrative and academic review of the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Books can do amazing things

Books can help you fly if you have no wings, give you riches if you have no goldmine, help you find your way if you have no map.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Strength coaches help build strong athletes

Jed Smith and Dominic (Nick) Davis put UNI on the map for strength and conditioning professionals across the Midwest.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

UNI's Rod Library is nifty at fifty

The new school year is in full swing, and so is an exciting year at the Rod Library. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the library in its current building.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Panther volleyball: A 40-year success story

The Panther women's volleyball team first took to the court in 1974. Over the past 40 years, UNI has racked up 18 NCAA tournament appearances, 16 Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) championships and 29 seasons in which they posted 20 or more victories.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Spreading STEM throughout the world

Rebecca Petersen's journey to becoming an educator was very different from most, but now that she's working as a teacher, she's accomplished more than she ever could have thought possible.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Capes for cats

UNI mascots TC and TK will be sporting new duds at this year's Homecoming celebration, thanks to Liz Sedlacek, textiles and apparel '14.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Celebrating Midwestern cuisine

Food Network star Amy Thielen conducted cooking demonstrations during UNI's Harvest Festival and spoke to a crowd of UNI students, faculty, staff and area residents during her keynote address on Thursday, Sept. 4.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Happy 25th, management information systems!

Over the past 25 years, more than 1,000 students have graduated from UNI with a management information systems (MIS) degree.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Similar look, same academic excellence

"I am older by a whole two minutes, and I'll never let him forget it," said senior accounting major Matt Reitz. "This two minutes of life experience has given me maturity and knowledge of the world that Carl does not have. I'm being sarcastic, of course!"

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Food Network star to demonstrate cooking during UNI visit

Amy Thielen, the hostess of "Heartland Table" on Food Network, will visit the University of Northern Iowa Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4 and 5.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Panther Kick-off kicks off new year

As students were moving in and getting settled, they could take a much-needed break by attending Welcome Week activities. The fun kicked off Thursday, Aug. 21, with a picnic at the McLeod Center.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Welcome back from President Ruud

Welcome back Students, Faculty and Staff at the University of Northern Iowa!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Fall semester off to a great start at UNI

Check out scenes from this year's Welcome Week activities.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Landing on her feet after a leap of faith

Senior Olivia Hottle took a leap of faith when she applied for the national Vance L. Stickell Internship Program. She didn't know what company she'd be interning with. She didn't know what city she'd be living in. And she didn't know what her role would be.