Feature Story Archive

Vikings in a long boat
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Who were the Vikings?
Vikings entered pop culture again with the release of the video game “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.” UNI history professor Jennifer McNabb separates fact from fiction in Vikings’ history.
Sailors in the Panther Patrol aboard the USS Iowa
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Saluting the sailors of the USS Iowa
The sailors of the Panther Patrol of the submarine the USS Iowa received a holiday gift package from UNI featuring specially designed ball caps and cookies and fudge baked by alumni.
COVIC-19 vaccine
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
A COVID-19 vaccine is here. What comes next?
Three UNI public health professors answered questions about what the new vaccines will mean in the fight against COVID-19.
UNI's Business and Community Services
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
UNI Business and Community Services steps up to help Iowa businesses
In a year defined by challenges presented by COVID-19, UNI's Business and Community Services answered the call to provide vital assistance to businesses across Iowa.
UNI campus
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
UNI alum a computer science pioneer
Marilyn J. Bohl ‘62 came of age in an era where careers outside teaching or nursing were largely out of reach to women. She managed to carve out a successful career in computing, ascending to IBM’s senior leadership and writing computer science textbooks that were used all over the world.
A Christmas gift
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Panther gift guide
Still doing some holiday shopping? These fun gift ideas are sure to please every Panther on your list.
Diploma
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Meet the next generation of Panther graduates
Meet another slate of our promising Fall 2020 graduates, who persevered through an unprecedented semester to emerge well-prepared for their future.
Teachers and student wear masks in the classroom.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
UNI successfully completes fall semester on campus
Students reflect on a tumultuous, but successful, semester where they weathered a global pandemic by following strict safety guidelines.
UNI professor Alison Alstatt
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Remaking history
UNI music professor Alison Altstatt is on a quest to recover an 800-year-old piece of musical history.
The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Mudd gift to support Gallagher Bluedorn Renovation
The renovation of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center received a $200,000 gift from Cecelia and Jim Mudd, Sr. in support of the estimated $14.5 million renovation of the 20-year old facility.