Campanile and central campus
Sep 12, 2022

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.

UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students
Sep 08, 2022

UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students

The University of Northern Iowa welcomed an incoming class of 2,200 freshmen and transfer students this fall. This new student cohort includes 764 transfer students, an increase of 23 percent over last year.

Dementia simulation participant wearing glasses and headphones looking in the mirror
Sep 07, 2022

Cedar Valley community learns about dementia through UNI dementia simulation house

The University of Northern Iowa is raising awareness and increasing empathy through a unique dementia simulation which takes place in a house on campus

De'Veon Harris
Sep 01, 2022

From athlete to mentor, UNI football alum De’Veon Harris helping Cedar Rapids students

A University of Northern Iowa alum and former football player, De'Veon Harris had hopes of playing all the way to the NFL, but injury struck and he had to change directions. Today Harris, a first-generation college graduate who came from a low-income background, is helping Cedar Rapids students reach their goals through his work with Educational Talent Search - a TRIO program that was recently expanded to the Cedar Rapids School District. 

Rachel Morgan
Sep 01, 2022

UNI creative writing instructor earns residency at Writers’ Colony in Arkansas

Rachel Morgan, an instructor in UNI's Department of Languages & Literatures, spent her last days of summer in a writers' residency in Arkansas.

Back to school: Returning UNI students share advice with new Panthers
Aug 31, 2022

Back to school: Returning UNI students share advice with new Panthers

The University of Northern Iowa is once again bustling with life as students return to campus, settle into dorms, houses and apartments and start their first full week of classes. For new students — whether they be freshmen or transferring juniors — so many new people, places and experiences can be a bit overwhelming, but those who have been at UNI for a few years have some great advice to offer.

Suzan Turner
Aug 29, 2022

UNI alum wins Iowa History Teacher of the Year award

The latest winner of Iowa History Teacher of the Year from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is 1993 UNI graduate Suzan Turner.

Marcelo Acosta, named UNI’s first Noel Scholar program recipient
Aug 29, 2022

Des Moines student named UNI’s first Noel Scholar program recipient

A new scholarship will give one business student a full ride to UNI, including tuition, books and room & board. Marcelo Acosta, a student at East High School in Des Moines who will attend UNI in the fall, is the first recipient of the Noel Scholars program, created thanks to a generous gift by Rick (Accounting, ‘90) and Lisa Noel.


Is a Business Degree Worth It?
Aug 24, 2022

Is a business degree worth it?

If you’re a high schooler who’s been mulling over your future plans, you may have heard mixed information when you’ve asked “Is a business degree worth it?” While the cost of tuition can look intimidating, there’s so much more than the short-term expense to consider. If you’re selecting the right major at the right school, your degree will more than pay for itself over time. Here’s a guide to help you understand the true value of a business degree.

SHPEP students at the University of Iowa
Aug 16, 2022

Future health professionals get real-world experience through competitive summer program

The Summer Health Professional Education Program is always highly competitive. This year, four UNI students rose to the top of the applicant pile.