Austin Pehl

From Panther basketball to business, teamwork is Austin Pehl’s secret to success

UNI helped pave the wave for one-time student athlete Austin Pehl to find success at an architecture firm.
Headshot of Dr. Anthony Miller

History graduate reveals research on Iowa’s Chinese immigrant history

On August 25th, 2022, people tuned into a dynamic virtual lecture about the history of Iowa’s Chinese immigration for the State Historical Society of Iowa’s online learning series. The speaker was UNI alum, Dr. Anthony Miller.
Josh Wilson in front of Capitol Hill

UNI alum builds political career that spans both sides of the aisle

Josh Wilson knew he wanted to do two things after graduating from high school: he wanted to be involved in politics, and he wanted to go to UNI.  
Isaac Campbell pasting on picture of Paul Rusesabagina onto wall

Where art meets advocacy: UNI alum Isaac Campbell spotlights American detainees

Isaac Campbell is the man behind the Bring Our Families Home mural in Washington D.C., which advocates for American hostages and wrongful detainees.
Ryan Penning

How UNI helped Ryan Penning bring communities together

Before starting at UNI, Ryan Penning had never heard of a parks and recreation department. Now he directs one in West Des Moines.
Hannah Lang with the mountains behind her

From the WRC’s climbing wall to the Rocky Mountains: Hannah Lang’s journey in adaptive sports

Hannah Lang has been able to take her love of outdoor recreation and turn it into a successful career at the Adaptive Sports Center in Crested Butte, CO.
Beth Howard

UNI alum Beth Howard’s ascent to COO of Colorado’s famous Vail Mountain

Beth Howard's 38-year career with Vail Resorts starts as a UNI intern and culminates in her being the first woman to lead Vail Mountain.
Bob Dorr

Bob Dorr’s 50-year radio career began in the basement of UNI’s Maucker Union

Bob Dorr credits his successful career in radio to two things — luck, and the opportunities he encountered while at UNI.