Feature Story Archive

Teachers and student wear masks in the classroom.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
UNI successfully completes fall semester on campus
Students reflect on a tumultuous, but successful, semester where they weathered a global pandemic by following strict safety guidelines.
UNI professor Alison Alstatt
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Remaking history
UNI music professor Alison Altstatt is on a quest to recover an 800-year-old piece of musical history.
The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Mudd gift to support Gallagher Bluedorn Renovation
The renovation of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center received a $200,000 gift from Cecelia and Jim Mudd, Sr. in support of the estimated $14.5 million renovation of the 20-year old facility.
Joy Cole Corning
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Pioneering UNI alum receives posthumous award for a lifetime of service
Joy Cole Corning was posthumously honored with the 2020 Women of Achievement Award for a lifetime of public service committed to the ideals of diversity, female rights and civil liberties.
UNI diploma
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Meet the next generation of Panther graduates
Meet another slate of our promising Fall 2020 graduates, who persevered through an unprecedented semester to emerge well-prepared for their future.
UNI campus
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Fulfilling a promise
The new Panther Promise Academy is looking to boost retention and graduation rates of minority students by building community. “We want these students to not only stay in college and graduate, but to become leaders along the way,” says director De’Carlos Anderson.
UNI campus
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Creating change on campus
Faculty, staff and students were hard at work this fall to make progress on a number of diversity and inclusion projects. The goal? To make UNI a truly welcoming, inclusive and diverse place.
UNI campus
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The value of forgiveness
As we near the end of a tumultuous year, UNI education professor and forgiveness expert Suzanne Freedman discusses the benefits of forgiveness, empathy and understanding.
UNI students explore Wind Cave National Park
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The discovery of a lifetime
UNI chemistry and biochemistry students partnered with NASA to study early lifeforms in Wind Cave National Park. Their research deep underground could help unlock secrets about organisms living in extreme conditions.
UNI biology major Catherine Yeoman
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
An unexpected adventure
UNI biology major Catherine Yeoman found her passion working with marine animals. The undergrad has already studied bottlenose dolphins in Florida and helped rehabilitate baby seals in Cape Code.