Feature Story Archive

UNI campus
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Local leaders discuss race, policing and social justice at UNI panel
A police chief, criminology professor and local activist gathered at UNI to discuss police reform, defunding the police and the role of education in addressing racial inequality, among other topics.
UNI campus
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Inspiring a new generation
Growing up in a home where her mother struggled with drug addiction, Yolanda Williams was “the kid who felt really lost.” Now the director of UNI’s Classic Upward Bound program, she’s inspiring youth throughout the Cedar Valley.
A UNI opera production
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A new voice for UNI's opera
Growing up in a Filipino-American family, Richard Gammon pursued a passion for opera and his own journey of self-discovery. As the new head of UNI’s prestigious opera program, he’s looking to make the art form accessible to everyone.
The UNI Center for Social and Behavioral Research
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Goya beans and Nikes: The impact of politics on brands
Political science professor Kyle Endres teamed up with colleagues at Northeastern and Columbia to see how three companies were impacted by the president’s tweets
The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Rohde picks up the baton as Director of Orchestral Activities
After performing all over the world, Erik Rohde is bringing his excitement for modern orchestral music and its teaching possibilities to UNI as the new director of one of its flagship music ensembles.
UNI doctoral student Glynis Worthington
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
A crowning achievement
UNI doctoral student Glynis Worthington recently won the Mrs. Iowa pageant at age 59. Her research at UNI is focused on helping senior citizens expand what's possible in their age group.
UNI campus
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Have you had a COVID talk with your roommate yet?
UNI public health students talk about how they’ve kept the lines of communication open with their roommates to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The University of Northern Iowa Varsity Men’s Glee Club
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Despite pandemic, UNI's Glee Club sings on
The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club had to get creative this semester to continue making music amidst changes brought on by COVID-19.
UNI's new Admissions Welcome Center
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
New welcome center greets prospective students
The Admissions Welcome Center, which opened in August, provides prospective students and their guests dedicated space for campus visits.