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UNI alums honored in DSM Business Record’s “Forty Under 40”

The Des Moines Business Record announced its 2024 “Forty Under 40” class. Among these honored business leaders are several UNI alums.
Brittni Donaldson coaching on the basketball court

How Brittni Donaldson turned a passion for numbers into an NBA coaching career

Brittni Donaldson was a Panther, scoring points on the basketball court and crunching numbers in the classroom as a statistics and actuarial science major.
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 graduate 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.