Feature Story Archive

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.
Veterans at UNI
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Winning raves for serving those who served
UNI has just been named a Silver campus by Military Friendly, an achievement that started with one woman’s bold vision. Now, Chiquita Loveless is being hailed as a Military Hero for MercyOne’s Heroes Among Us event.
Members of UNI's Black Student Union celebrate Black History Month.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
UNI student organization celebrates Black History Month
The Black Student Union overcame the restrictions of COVID-19 to host a series of events showcasing African American culture and providing the campus and community with a glimpse into the unique challenges minority students experience in higher education.