Feature Story Archive

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.
UNI campus
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Atlanta museum turns to UNI alum to help make exhibits engaging
Emily Schroeder ‘19 turned a love of art into a career in museum studies. An increasingly competitive field, the industry is facing new challenges in the wake of COVID-19 — but UNI prepared Schroeder for success.
UNI campus
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Famed actress and theatre alum Phyllis Somerville leaves a legacy
Phyllis Somerville, who died recently at 76, had numerous critically acclaimed roles over her four-decade career, but she never forgot her roots at UNI.