Feature Story Archive

UNI campus
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Empowering Black businesses
UNI is assisting a new Cedar Valley business incubator with the goal of helping Black businesses. Four businesses participating in the program have started to sell their products at Hy-Vee.
UNI campus
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Award-winning research explores ‘hidden histories’
UNI professor Rodney Dieser has spent two decades researching diversity and leisure. His latest award-winning paper is helping shine a spotlight on an important Black voice in Chicago history.
UNI football coach Mark Farley
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Panthers win big
In an exciting weekend for UNI Athletics, football coach Mark Farley, basketball coach Ben Jacobsen and men’s track and field head coach Dave Paulsen achieved major career milestones.
2+2 education program
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Landmark distance education program celebrates 25th anniversary
The 2+2 Elementary Education Program is the longest-running partnership between a university and community college in Iowa. The partnership between UNI and the Des Moines Area Community College is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with the largest student class in its history.
The nylan cat
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Why did a rainbow cat GIF just sell for nearly $600,000? A UNI art professor explains
Unique pieces of digital art known as NFTs (nonfungible tokens) have begun taking the art world by storm. InsideUNI asked art history professor Elizabeth Sutton about this trend and what it says about our digital and real-world lives.
A new digital fabric printer at UNI in action.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
New fabric printer speeding up TAPP clothing production
A new digital fabric printer is giving students a faster way to gain hands-on experience in the world of apparel design and production.
UNI student Ali Guzman
Thursday, February 25, 2021
UNI prepares first-generation college student to take over family business
UNI senior Ali Guzman is using her education at the College of Business Administration to help grow her family’s Mexican grocery store.
UNI campus
Thursday, February 25, 2021
UNI alum a finalist for prestigious national PR award
Trevor Rayhons harnessed his UNI education as a corporate communications specialist for a global biotech company, where his work improving communications and serving as a champion for LGBTQ+ issues led to him recently being named one of just five finalists for a prestigious national public-relations industry award.