Feature Story Archive

The nylan cat
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Why did a rainbow cat GIF just sell for nearly $600,000? A UNI art professor explains
Unique pieces of digital art known as NFTs (nonfungible tokens) have begun taking the art world by storm. InsideUNI asked art history professor Elizabeth Sutton about this trend and what it says about our digital and real-world lives.
A new digital fabric printer at UNI in action.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
New fabric printer speeding up TAPP clothing production
A new digital fabric printer is giving students a faster way to gain hands-on experience in the world of apparel design and production.
UNI student Ali Guzman
Thursday, February 25, 2021
UNI prepares first-generation college student to take over family business
UNI senior Ali Guzman is using her education at the College of Business Administration to help grow her family’s Mexican grocery store.
UNI campus
Thursday, February 25, 2021
UNI alum a finalist for prestigious national PR award
Trevor Rayhons harnessed his UNI education as a corporate communications specialist for a global biotech company, where his work improving communications and serving as a champion for LGBTQ+ issues led to him recently being named one of just five finalists for a prestigious national public-relations industry award.
Veterans at UNI
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Winning raves for serving those who served
UNI has just been named a Silver campus by Military Friendly, an achievement that started with one woman’s bold vision. Now, Chiquita Loveless is being hailed as a Military Hero for MercyOne’s Heroes Among Us event.
Members of UNI's Black Student Union celebrate Black History Month.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
UNI student organization celebrates Black History Month
The Black Student Union overcame the restrictions of COVID-19 to host a series of events showcasing African American culture and providing the campus and community with a glimpse into the unique challenges minority students experience in higher education.
An exhibit at Lang Hall
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
From MLK to Dali: New exhibit features history of Lang Hall
Some of the brightest minds of the 20th century have graced the stage in Lang Hall. Now a new exhibit takes viewers through the many historic speakers who have visited the oldest building on campus still holding classes.
UNI students showcase their COVID-19 vaccine.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
First public vaccination effort held on campus
About 120 campus health care workers and police officers eligible under state guidelines received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Monday at the Student Health Center, where UNI workers were also trained to administer doses themselves.