Feature Story Archive

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.
UNI senior Alma Pesina with UNI alumna Morgan Bear.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Creating a community
First-generation student Alma Pesina, a member of the Meskawki tribe, is working with peers to create a group that will embrace and support Indigenous students on campus.
UNI campus
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
“We are powerful”: One UNI alum’s journey to discover her Indigenous heritage
Trisha Etringer, a proud member of the Winnebago tribe, overcame homelessness and domestic abuse to build a career striving to improve the lives of Indigenous people.
UNI's Center for Multicultural Education
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Fighting for Change
As chair of a new president's council on inclusion, Jamie Chidozie is helping lead UNI's efforts to dismantle barriers to equality.
Associate professor Laura Pitts works with a UNI students.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Giving a voice to those in need
Students in the UNI Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are teaming up with industry leaders to research Parkinson’s disease treatments.
UNI art education students pose with a piece of art they helped create with students from Holmes Junior High.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Creating a lasting message of inclusivity
UNI art education students worked through a pandemic to help students from Holmes Junior High School create a sculpture capturing themes of togetherness, diversity and creativity.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
UNI awarded more than $800,000 for energy-focused projects
The grant will fund projects to help improve the energy efficiency of rural areas and educate the next generation about careers in energy fields.
The RAs of Lawther Hall
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
RAs bringing normality to an unprecedented semester
In the COVID-19 era, residence hall RAs are striving to keep the students safely connected in a socially distanced world.
UNI campus
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
#PanthersVote: Register now
With early voting starting next week, college students across the country and at UNI are preparing to cast their ballot. Check out #PanthersVote to make sure your voice is heard.
Retired judge and UNI alumnus George Stigler
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Pioneering judge reflects on a life in law
Recently retired Judge George Stigler – Iowa’s longest active serving judge and only the second African-American district court judge — said advice from two UNI professors cemented his law career.