Feature Story Archive

UNI Associate Professor of Literacy and Education Shuaib Meacham
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
‘A system of interconnected institutions’: Racial inequality in schools
UNI Associate Professor of Literacy and Education Shuaib Meacham discusses racial inequality in education and how to make lasting change.
Coca-cola cans
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
UNI interior design students' work wins raves from Coca-Cola
A project in partnership with the Planning and Visual Education (PAVE) initiative gave UNI students the chance to work with one of the world’s most recognizable brands.
UNI Athletics Director David Harris
Monday, June 8, 2020
UNI's athletic director reflects on national push for racial justice
Amid protests across the country and world last week calling for racial justice, University of Northern Iowa Athletic Director David Harris shared some of his personal thoughts and life experiences in a conversation with Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations Leslie Prideaux.
Aerial view of UNI campus
Monday, June 8, 2020
UNI week in review: racial justice protests, campus return and tuition freezes
UNI President Mark A. Nook sent a message to campus in support of protesters challenging racial inequality in the wake of George Floyd's killing.
A business opening
Friday, June 5, 2020
The economics of reopening Iowa: 5 questions with Bryce Kango
As Iowa begins to reopen, UNI associate professor of economics Bryce Kango discusses how to balance business with the well-being of our communities.
UNI students participate in a speech competition.
Friday, June 5, 2020
UNI’s PSE chapter has strong showing at national competition
Staying joyful despite challenges, helping hometown heroes and a Cedar-Valley themed Monopoly game all helped UNI students bring home accolades from Pi Sigma Epsilon’s national convention.
MVSS
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
A place to thrive: UNI program helps veterans transition to college life
UNI’s Military and Veteran Student Services is helping student veterans make the transition from military to civilian life.
A banner at a Native American reservation thanks healthcare workers.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
UNI public health professors help fight COVID-19
From Iowa meatpacking plants to a Native American reservation, UNI public health professors are doing their part to help stop a pandemic.
Zoom chat
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
UNI professors talk technology, communication and coronavirus
UNI communications faculty Lori Johnson and Sarina Chen join psychology professor Helen Harton to discuss how communication and technology are changing — and changing us — in the era of social distancing.
UNI Rod Library
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
History in the making: Rod Library seeks submissions for COVID-19 archival project
The Rod Library’s special collections and university archives help preserve the history of UNI and a new project aims to document our present history-making moment.