Geography Stories & News

Water ponding around home in Alaska

UNI part of $13.9 million grant to fight climate change

UNI is one of four institutions that will combat climate change as part of a $13.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Fall 2022 graduating seniors

Meet the fall 2022 Panther grads

It's time to meet the class of fall 2022! Learn more about a few of the newest alums of the University of Northern Iowa.
Jennifer Trent

IWRC’s Jennifer Trent to serve on the Des Moines Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Technical Advisory Group

Jennifer Trent of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be contributing to Des Moines's first Climate Action & Adaptation Plan.
UNI senior Lindsey Hubbell in a kayak.

Mapping out a career

Senior Lindsey Hubbell got a summer job that allowed her to kayak on Lake Okoboji thanks to UNI’s GeoTREE center. And she’s not the only student at the center tackling real-world projects in the booming field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
A village in the Arctic.

UNI researchers point to global COVID-19 lessons in the Arctic

In a study published this week in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine, University of Northern Iowa researchers examine COVID-19’s impact on Indigenous populations in the Arctic and how it could be crucial to addressing the pandemic both today and in future epidemics.