Feature Story Archive

A UNI student manufactures medical equipment to assist the response to the coronavirus.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
UNI helps manufacture Cedar Valley's pandemic response
With demand for protective gear for healthcare workers surging, the UNI community has banded together to make essential gear on 3D printers and sewing machines for Iowa medical facilities.
Online learning
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Campus community adjusts to life online
As the coronavirus ushers in a new normal, the UNI community discuss how they continue to provide and engage in quality, interactive education.
Disa Cornish
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Extraordinary women at UNI
When we asked our Instagram followers recently to tell us about the extraordinary women they know on campus as part of Women’s History Month, we were overwhelmed by the response. Here are just a few of the many talented women who make UNI an amazing place.
UNI campus
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNI experts answer your coronavirus questions
As our lifestyles drastically alter to slow the spread of coronavirus, we all have questions on how to adapt. In this feature, we’ll turn to UNI experts for jargon-free answers.
UNI campus
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNI bands together in wake of COVID-19
In a few short weeks, the global coronavirus pandemic has upended life in America. But interviews with numerous UNI students, faculty and staff show that Panthers in large ways and small are doing what they can to help each other through one of the most disjointing periods in recent history.
UNI junior Ty DeBondt celebrating his NBA 2K esports win.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNI junior claims $100,000 esports tournament win
UNI physical education major Ty DeBondt won the first ever NBA 2K20 Global Championship, capping a rollercoaster start to 2020 that culminated in the $100,000 top prize.
UNI honors students whose peaceful protest 50 years ago paved the way for the Center of Multicultural Education.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
'UNI Seven's' courage honored
Older now but unbowed, nine members of a group that came to be known as the UNI Seven walked across a Maucker ballroom stage Monday night to be honored for their work sparking change on campus some 50 years ago.
UNI student Jacey Meier with the service dog, Raven, she is training.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
UNI student uses love of animals for a good cause
Jacey Meier’s family has fostered and helped train service dogs for 10 years. Her current foster, Raven, came with her for her first year on campus.
The novel coronavirus
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
UNI to gather health experts for a community panel on coronavirus
The University of Northern Iowa will host a health panel on the coronavirus featuring experts from the university and Black Hawk County Health Department in an effort to dispel myths about the virus and provide information to the community on how to prevent and combat its spread.
UNI chemistry instructor Brittany Flokstra
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
What's on my desk? UNI chemistry instructor Brittany Flokstra
We’ve asked UNI chemistry instructor Brittany Flokstra - an expert on both weapons-grade chemicals and the works of Joss Whedon - to show off the objects on her desk.