Politics & Justice

Most Engaged Campus for Student Voting 2022

UNI recognized as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting

UNI has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as one of the 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.
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Community welcomed to ‘Our Stories: Women of Afghanistan’ panel discussion

The University of Northern Iowa welcomes the community to a panel discussion featuring Afghan women and their stories.
Women in Politics Scholarship recipients

Scholarship aims to amplify the voices of women in politics

This year's Women in Politics Scholarship recipients include three women who are carving out their own unique paths at the University of Northern Iowa.
Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center

Black Student Union celebrates 50 years on UNI campus

On the group's 50th anniversary, UNI's Black Student Union is taking the time to reflect, celebrate progress and look ahead to a bright future.
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UNI ranked top college for student voting

Once again, the University of Northern Iowa has made headlines for its high voting rate among students, proving the success of #PanthersVote.
Conference on Election Administration and Inegrity

UNI conference to discuss how to ensure trust and integrity in local elections

Local election officials will join scholars on American elections to participate in a conference at the University of Northern Iowa to explore a number of issues related to election administration and trust in elections.
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Program Highlight: Women's & Gender Studies, MA

UNI is home to dozens of innovative graduate programs, including the Women’s and Gender Studies MA. Founded in 1976 by Drs. Glenda Riley and Grace Ann Hovet, the program showcases the work of female and LGBTQ scholars, as well as educating students and the broader campus community on feminism, gender and sexuality, and related topics.