President Nook moderating panel discussion

UNI president moderates congressional briefing on educator preparation

President Mark Nook represented UNI in a congressional briefing on educator preparation on Capitol Hill.
Woman holding a clipboard, smiling

UNI announces new online pathway to earn the Iowa Director of Special Education endorsement

UNI is announcing a new, entirely online pathway for administrators interested in earning the Iowa Director of Special Education endorsement
UNI summer 2023 music workshops! Enhance your teaching skills and earn credit by participating in our workshops: audio engineering for educators, RockShop I Modern Band, RockShop II Reunion Tour

UNI to offer summer workshops for music teachers

The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments for three music education workshops scheduled over this summer.
Glynis Worthington with pickleball paddle at dissertation defense

At age 61, the study of pickleball led Glynis Worthington to earn her doctorate

For Glynis Worthington, the decision to return to the workforce for the first time in 22 years started with earning her Doctor of Education.
11 UNI students holding up UNI flag on Adventure Trip

From exploring canyons to climbing mountains – adventure awaits UNI students

UNI students who are dreaming of adventure need look no further than the Adventure Trip program, housed in the HRCS department.
Dr. Hernández-Saca

School of Education professor’s research centered on social justice

Dr. David Hernández-Saca moved to the U.S. from El Salvador when he was two years old to escape El Salvador’s Civil War. His family moved around Arizona and Southern California for a couple years, which Hernandez-Saca does not remember well because he suffered from seizures and compulsions and was frequently hospitalized.
Dr. Forsyth teaching students.

Education professor’s research on interdisciplinarity impacts his teaching and inspires students

Dr. Benjamin Forsyth’s background experiences are somewhat unconventional for a professor of education at a mid-size Iowa university: after growing up on the east coast, he played football at an Indiana college, had a two-year stint living in the Netherlands, finished his physics degree at Brigham-Young University in Idaho, spent two years teaching high school physics, and then studied educational psychology in the Midwest. 
2023 Gold Star Teachers

Six UNI alumni among this year’s Gold Star Teachers

On May 10, KWWL and the McElroy Trust honored this year’s Gold Star Teachers at a ceremony at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.