Jim Jermier speaking at Distinguished Alumni event

UNI recognizes 2023 Distinguished Alumni

Notable graduates and loyal supporters were recognized at the annual Distinguished Awards Celebration, held on Nov. 17, 2023.
Bob Boeck, Ariella Crew, Desiree Boeck, and Christina Boeck Crew on a couch

UNI’s welcoming environment keeps family coming back for five generations

For one Panther family, the tradition of attending the University of Northern Iowa has endured for five generations and counting.
Dr. Kimryn Rathmell

UNI alum Dr. Kimryn Rathmell picked as next director of National Cancer Institute

Today, President Biden announced his intent to appoint UNI alum Dr. Kimryn Rathmell as the next director of the National Cancer Institute.
Lisa Bluder

Coach Lisa Bluder recalls her time as a UNI student-athlete

Long before she was a Hawkeye, Lisa Bluder was a Panther who spent her college days hanging out with friends in Campbell Hall.
Danny Laudick and Nicole North speaking at GOLD and Bold

UNI recognizes 2023 GOLD and Bold recipients

Congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the UNI GOLD and Bold awards, Daniel Laudick, Nicole North and Jessica Mwanza.
Rich and Dee James

Alumni Couple Invest in Future Teachers Through Scholarship

Alumni couple invest in future teachers through scholarship.
Justin Adams in a cowboy hat

Musician Justin Adams returning home to Panther Country

Country musician and UNI alum Justin Adams is excited to bring his high-energy honky tonk cowboy country music to UNI campus for Homecoming 2023.
Susan Rider playing trumpet in front of the Washington Monument

From Russell Hall to the White House, armed with a trumpet

As a professional musician who got her start at UNI’s School of Music, Master Gunnery Sgt. Susan Rider uses her musical talents to hail the red, white and blue every day