UNI Foundation Stories & News

Helicopter lowering materials onto UNI-Dome

Phase I of UNI-Dome renovation officially underway to replace fabric roof

In an endeavor to rejuvenate the iconic UNI-Dome, Phase I of its renovation kicked off on a sunny Sunday morning,

City of Cedar Falls commits $3M to UNI-Dome renovation

The City of Cedar Falls will provide $3 million to support the University of Northern Iowa's comprehensive renovation to the UNI-Dome.
Jim Maas signing a paper

Former student body president establishes Maas Student Leadership Award

Former student body president, Jim Maas, '77, established the Maas Student Leadership Award.
Leaders in philanthropy

Leaders in philanthropy

UNI has a long reputation of graduating professionals into the nonprofit sector. Historically at least 10% of UNI graduates join the nonprofit sector post graduation. Graduates, from a range of UNI degree programs, end up in a diversity of areas — youth organizations, event planning, community and human service providers etc. Alumni also serve philanthropic organizations such as private and family, corporate, and community foundations and trusts.
A bolder, brighter tomorrow

A bolder, brighter tomorrow

Our Tomorrow: The Campaign for UNI began with a question: what does the world need from us tomorrow?
Strategic plan shapes UNI for tomorrow

The foundation for our future: Strategic plan shapes UNI for tomorrow

The University of Northern Iowa’s purpose is to enrich lives, communities and the world through our students, faculty, staff and our alumni.
McLeod Center

University of Northern Iowa approved to plan court sports training facility

UNI will begin planning a court sports training facility for the Panthers men’s and women’s basketball programs, as well as UNI’s volleyball team.
President Mark Nook and Jim Jermier with Ron Steele

President Nook, Jim Jermier discuss Our Tomorrow on "The Steele Report"

University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook and Jim Jermier took part in a recent taping of "The Steele Report."
Rendering of UNI Wrestling training room

UNI releases additional renderings of new wrestling training facility

The University of Northern Iowa has unveiled additional conceptual renderings of its new wrestling training facility.
Two students smiling on UNI campus

Financial aid support increases for UNI students, indebtedness down

UNI continues to put students first, as evidenced by the $91.2 million in aid awarded to students during the 2022-2023 academic year.