Feature Story Archive

UNI campus
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
UNI Foundation announces record-breaking fundraising year
The University of Northern Iowa Foundation raised over $38.9 million last year, the highest total in its history.
UNI student Carter Nordman
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
UNI student elected to Iowa House of Representatives
Business management student Carter Nordman, 22, becomes the youngest elected state representative currently in the Iowa General Assembly.
A UNI student makes a face shield.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Answering the call
In the early months of the pandemic, thousands stepped up to provide personal protective equipment in the U.S., including many Panthers. Now a team of sociologists at UNI and elsewhere are researching what led to the outpouring of support.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
An electronics revolution
New research from UNI’s Department of Physics could help reshape the storage capacity and speed of cell phones and computers by harnessing a new branch of electricity - spintronics.
A hurricane in the Atlantic
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Evacuating a hurricane in the age of COVID-19
UNI Professor Mark Welford is helping a Florida study investigating whether individuals evacuating from coastal areas in the path of a hurricane evaluated the risk of contracting COVID-19 if they stayed in public shelters.
A new infant simulator for UNI students to use in their class work.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Next generation learning
The UNI Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders became the first in nation to use a computerized high-emotion simulator, named "Paul."
UNI campus
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
UNI Fulbright scholar empowering Afghan women
UNI graduate student Hasina Jalal is following in her mother's footsteps to build a legacy of fighting for women's rights in war-torn Afghanistan.
UNI President Mark A. Nook speaks at DMACC
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
UNI officials visit new UNI@DMACC campus
President Mark A. Nook and others got a sneak peak at the $24 million building that will host the new program.
Jamie Chidozie, director of UNI's Center for Multicultural Education
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Purple Couch series begins
President Mark A. Nook and Police Chief Helen Haire joined Jamie Chidozie, Director for Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice for a conversation on community policing.
UNI's Student Health Center
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Feeling stressed this election season?
You’re not alone. Two UNI professors offer advice on ways to cope