Feature Story Archive

UNI professor Doug Mupasiri
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
5 questions with UNI professor Doug Mupasiri
In this conversation, UNI professor Doug Mupasiri talks about why minorities are underrepresented in STEM, what UNI is doing to address the issue and the societal value in ensuring these fields are more diverse.
Alan Sweeney, director of facilities and exhibits at the Grout Museum.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
UNI professor, an expert on women's suffrage, loans collection of artifacts to museum exhibit
The struggle for women's right to vote is the focus of a new exhibit hosted by the Grout Museum that features items on loan from the personal collection of UNI Professor Catherine Palczewski.
Steve, the American alligator that lives on the University of Northern Iowa's campus.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Meet the alligators of UNI
Since arriving on campus in 2005 as an 8-inch baby, Steve, an American alligator living in McCollum Science Hall, has become the unofficial mascot of the biology department and an attraction for students and visitors.
Erin Brockovich speaks at the University of Northern Iowa.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
An interview with Erin Brockovich
Prior to her lecture at UNI, Erin Brockovich spoke to Inside UNI about her lifelong fight for environmental causes, her struggles with dyslexia and her advice for UNI students looking to make their own mark on the world.
University of Northern Iowa alumnus David Schmitz.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
5 Questions with UNI alum David Schmitz
David Schmitz ‘06 is proof that art can change lives. His passion for the arts has led him to the top job at the Iowa Arts Council, where he will begin promoting art across Iowa next month.
University of Northern Iowa dance marathon.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
UNI Dance Marathon looking for record-setting haul
UNI’s largest student organization is hoping to raise $1.4 million for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital at this year's Dance Marathon.
UNI Day at the Capitol
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
UNI's impact highlighted at Day at the Capitol
TC and TK briefly took to the floor of the Iowa State House Monday as the University of Northern Iowa hosted UNI Day at the Capitol, an annual event highlighting UNI’s impact across the state by showcasing its programs, services, students and alumni.
UNI professor wants to rethink grades.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
5 questions with UNI professor Matt Townsley
Matt Townsley wants to see an education revolution. In this conversation, he outlines his case for why schools should rethink the way they think about grades and learning.