Feature Story Archive

UNI men's rugby team members help clear debris caused by a derecho storm in Cedar Rapids.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Students help after Cedar Rapids devastated by storm
As word of the storm’s massive destruction spread, UNI students rushed to help.
Begeman Hall at UNI
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Physics, big data and the quest for a cure
UNI physics students partnered with University of Iowa researchers to study cell repair processes, with potential application to cancer research.
UNI President Mark A. Nook
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
President Nook addresses COVID-19 and diversity concerns in annual address
UNI President Mark A. Nook outlined the university’s approach to making campus a safer and more welcoming place for everyone.
UNI campus
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Language in the time of COVID
UNI professor and linguist Juan Carlos Castillo discusses the pandemic’s effect on language in a conversation about how words are born and change.
UNI campus
Thursday, August 13, 2020
George Floyd fund established to educate UNI community
UNI alumni Annette and Bob Morden donated $10,000 to establish the George Floyd Fund at UNI to provide support for campus initiatives that promote cultural acceptance, collaboration, awareness and education.
UNI senior Nolan Ford
Thursday, August 13, 2020
UNI student researches cure for the cancer that claimed sister's life
A rare form of cancer killed UNI senior Nolan Ford's sister when he was in second grade, and he's been driven to find a cure for the disease ever since.
UNI students move back to campus.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Changes seen across campus as students return
UNI students returning to campus will notice new changes implemented to maintain a safe and productive learning environment during COVID-19.
UNI student Hannah Smith
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
UNI student shares joy of theatre with Omaha youth
UNI student Hannah Smith’s virtual summer internship with the Rose Theater in Omaha has given her experience in her field while helping her connect a new generation to theater.