Inside UNI Feature Story Archive

Sunday, August 23, 2015

The 'Bridges' come home

Robert James Waller has authored seven novels, including the bestseller "The Bridges of Madison County." Published in 1992, the novel has sold 50 million copies worldwide and has been published in 40 different languages.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

UNI's real estate major opens doors

When it comes to buying or selling real estate, it's all about location, location, location. When it comes to learning how to buy or sell real estate, it's all about location too. And that location is UNI, the only school in the state to offer a bachelor's degree in real estate.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Leading ladies

With more than 250 student clubs and organizations at UNI, you're sure to find at least one that appeals to you.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

UNI: The right fit for transfer students

Each year, more than 30 percent of UNI's incoming students have transferred from a community college or another university. And for good reason!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Computing for equality

Nationally, only about 18 percent of computer science graduates are women. At UNI, the number of women enrolled in a computer science major or minor is around 9 percent.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

One student, many voices

On May 1, Rachael Johnson began a six-year journey that only one student in the entire state has the honor of taking: Johnson is serving as the student appointee to the Board of Regents (BOR), State of Iowa.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

For Paul Andersen, it's ok to judge

When you're a UNI student, it's all about what you learn in class, what you take part in outside of class and the people you meet along the way.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Pick a peck of peppers, pronto!

The new "farmers market on wheels" makes for an exciting time this summer as it launches business here in the Cedar Valley.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

From Panther to Timberwolf

Kyle Burns is into sports big time. He came to UNI and ran Division I track for four years. He was a Panther Sports Marketing intern and a member of UNI's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. And the UNI-Dome was his favorite place to be.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Surprising insights from Small Business Report

From incubators to coworks, One Million Cups (1MC) to angel investment forums, communities throughout Iowa and across the country are eager to offer resources and services to support and encourage entrepreneurship and small business – and they should.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A punster with purpose

Stormie Johanson is a big fan of puns. And if they're related to science? Well, that's even better.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Here's to 200 years!

Think of the magazines you've enjoyed over the years. There's a good chance some of them are no longer being published.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Navigating every day with grace

This week is National Business Etiquette Week, a time to focus on the social graces and put them into practice (although it's good to do so any week of the year, not just June 7-13).

Friday, May 29, 2015

On top of the world

Climbing a mountain is sometimes a metaphor for battling cancer. Some people are lucky enough to bypass that mountain, yet they still want to let cancer patients know there's hope and that they're not alone.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A star student in astrochemistry

"Don't be afraid to push yourself outside of your comfort zone from time to time during your college career," said Angela Weepie, who will receive her second B.A. from UNI May 2016. She obtained her first degree in earth science in 2000.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A perfect match for UNI wrestling

Wrestling is more than just a sport to Sandy Stevens (B.A. '62, English teaching). It's a vehicle for saving lives.

Friday, May 15, 2015

UNI confers three honorary doctorates

The nearly 1,900 graduates who crossed the stage during UNI's spring Commencement ceremonies are on their way to making significant contributions in their fields.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

New faces on campus

The Department of Biology has some new faces that students will soon encounter. However, these are not the faces of professors or students. They are the faces (and bodies, for that matter) of the new synthetic cadavers, or SynDavers, for short.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hats off to our 2015 grads!

Our graduating seniors found the right fit when they came to UNI. Their strong academic preparation, relationships with faculty and other students, and varied out-of-class experiences helped them create a strong foundation for their future.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Ready. Set. Career!

When employers interview UNI students for jobs and internships, they're looking for candidates with classroom knowledge as well as soft skills such as flexibility, creativity, a team-player mentality, and the ability to set and achieve goals.