Alumni

AJ Green on basketball court with Bob Bowlsby

AJ Green reflects on time as a Panther, life in the NBA

In 2022, AJ Green made history as the first Northern Iowa basketball player to make it to the NBA when he signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Ian Goldsmith on UNI campus, putting on headphones to DJ

“Interlude” co-creator still encourages the masses to dance

UNI alum Ian Goldsmith is known for getting people to dance. Not only is he an events DJ, but he's also one of the co-creators of the "Interlude" dance.
Health alum Trevor Bibler smiling for a picture with a blue shirt and orange tie on

Caring for What’s Right

What happens when a patient or their family disagrees with a healthcare team on the best course of action? If you’re at the Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas, there’s a chance Trevor Bibler will get involved.
Math alum Calvin Irons sitting at desk

Making math count

Did you know that modern GPS is based on the mathematical concept of degrees, which dates back to the ancient Babylonians? UNI alumnus Calvin Irons knows all about math, its history and how it relates to the current world, and he wants to share that knowledge with others.
Brian Gabel

UNI names Brian Gabel as new alumni association president

The University of Northern Iowa has announced Brian Gabel as the new assistant vice president for alumni engagement and annual giving and president of the UNI Alumni Association.
Joel Waggoner and Meryl Streep in "Only Murders in the Building"

Joel Waggoner’s journey from UNI School of Music to “Only Murders in the Building”

Joel Waggoner's career has taken him to Broadway and given him the chance to work alongside Meryl Streep. And it all started with UNI degree.
UNI campus

UNI alums, staff honored in Courier’s 2023 “20 Under 40”

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier announced its 2023 “20 Under 40” class. Among these honored members of the Cedar Valley are more than a dozen UNI alumni.
Chuck Grassley

UNI to house papers of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, announces endowed professorship

The University of Northern Iowa is proud to announce two historic gifts to the institution from Senator and Mrs. Chuck Grassley.