One-time Panther Lisa Bluder headed to women’s Final Four
Mar 27, 2023

One-time Panther Lisa Bluder headed to women’s Final Four

Long before Lisa Bluder was on the way to coaching her first Final Four appearance, she was a three-year starter for the University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team.

Paul Sapp
Mar 22, 2023

Paul Sapp named director of UNI’s partnership with Iowa community colleges

The University of Northern Iowa and its community college partners are thrilled to announce Paul Sapp has been named director of UNI@IACC, an interim role he has held for nearly a year. 

Caylin Jayde
Mar 22, 2023

Art career is taking flight for UNI graduate Caylin Jayde

From finishing her first mural to being featured in “New American Paintings” to having a viral TikTok, it’s been quite the year for UNI alum Caylin Jayde.

School psychologist with student
Mar 14, 2023

UNI receives $2.5M federal grant to grow mental health access in rural Iowa schools

A $2.5 million grant from the Department of Education will allow UNI to continue its work to improve mental health access for children across Iowa.

James McCullagh
Mar 14, 2023

Beloved professor James McCullagh leaves $1.1 million legacy gift to student scholarships

A $1.1 million legacy gift by the late professor of social work, James McCullagh, will provide financial support for UNI students pursuing social work.

Child builds ramps and pathways at Cedar Valley STEM festival
Mar 13, 2023

For the first time, Cedar Valley STEM Festival is coming to UNI-Dome

Excitement over all things science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will abound on March 21 when UNI hosts the Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival.

UNI campus
Mar 09, 2023

University of Northern Iowa’s Our Tomorrow campaign surpasses $200 million raised

An outpouring of philanthropic support from donors has pushed UNI's Our Tomorrow campaign closer to the goal of raising $250 million by 2026. 

Beth Howard
Mar 08, 2023

UNI alum Beth Howard’s ascent to COO of Colorado’s famous Vail Mountain

Beth Howard's 38-year career with Vail Resorts starts as a UNI intern and culminates in her being the first woman to lead Vail Mountain.

UNI Campanile
Mar 06, 2023

University of Northern Iowa rolls out “self-designed” master’s program

UNI is now accepting candidates for a new individualized alternative for graduate study: “This degree has flexibility that no other degree allows for...” 

Bob Dorr
Mar 02, 2023

Bob Dorr’s 50-year radio career began in the basement of UNI’s Maucker Union

Bob Dorr credits his successful career in radio to two things — luck, and the opportunities he encountered while at UNI.