Feature Story Archive

An exhibit at Lang Hall
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
From MLK to Dali: New exhibit features history of Lang Hall
Some of the brightest minds of the 20th century have graced the stage in Lang Hall. Now a new exhibit takes viewers through the many historic speakers who have visited the oldest building on campus still holding classes.
UNI students showcase their COVID-19 vaccine.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
First public vaccination effort held on campus
About 120 campus health care workers and police officers eligible under state guidelines received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Monday at the Student Health Center, where UNI workers were also trained to administer doses themselves.
UNI campus
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
UNI unveils its new brand
Two years of work and research have yielded a new direction for UNI’s brand and story amid a competitive higher education landscape.
UNI campus
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
5 things you should know about the new brand
The first comprehensive branding effort in UNI history launched this week. Here’s five things you should know about it.
A stock market ticker
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
How Reddit fueled a stock market surge
UNI finance professor Zhongdon “Ronnie” Chen has long studied how retail investors affect market fluctuations. InsideUNI asked him to share his insights on the meteoric rise and fall of GameStop stock and the future implications of the turbulent week.
UNI campus
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
UNI alum fighting for immigrant rights
The first in his family to go to college, Heliodoro “Helio” Moreno, Jr. heard about UNI from his Marine Corps commander. The California native graduated with the skills to succeed in law school and now fights for clients threatened with deportation.
UNI campus
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
New LGBTQ student services coordinator has a passion for supporting students
Growing up in Utah, Kalyani Kannan didn’t often see her identity reflected. In her new role at UNI, she aims to be a supportive role model for LGBTQ students and help keep campus connected.
UNI alum Jake Masternach
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
From UNI to the Super Bowl: Graphic design alum making his mark with NFL team
An impressive design portfolio built while he was a UNI student helped Jake Manternach land a job with the Super Bowl-bound Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now his work is being seen by millions.
UNI campus
Thursday, January 28, 2021
UNI senior tackles educational and racial disparities in national award-winning essay
Alladin Dafalla drew on his experience witnessing education gaps along economic and demographic lines in his native country of Sudan to pen an essay tackling these same issues in the U.S.
UNI alum Kurt Warner
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Cast set as remarkable journey of UNI alum Kurt Warner moves closer to silver screen
The NFL legend who bagged groceries at Hy-Vee before becoming a Superbowl champion will be portrayed by Zachary Levi in an upcoming biopic from a major Hollywood studio.