Child playing the cicada game

Cicadas in the classroom: Learning math through nature-inspired kids game

The natural phenomenon of cicada broods emerging inspired UNI Associate Professor Chepina Rumsey to create a math game.
Waterloo students explore developing literacy skills and exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Literacy and STEM: Making the Connection

UNI collaborators worked together to create a one-of-a-kind program specifically tailored for migrant English language learners enrolled in the Waterloo school district.
Students standing in front of an APS sign at convention

UNI Physics students attend the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting in Minneapolis

UNI Physics students attended the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting in Minneapolis in March 2024, where they presented their work at poster sessions, as well as had an opportunity to interact with other researchers from all over the world.
Student standing front of his work at conference

UNI Physics major Brandon Schmidt attended the conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials in Dallas

UNI Physics major Brandon Schmidt presented his research at the poster session of the conference. Brandon’s research is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Samantha Heyer, Geneva Bell and Jerreme Jackson standing in front of research

Undergrad biology research published in academic journal

Geneva Bell and Samantha Heyer took two different routes to UNI, but their paths converged in the lab of Assistant Professor Jerreme Jackson.
Treytun Garcia

UNI biology major awarded national Goldwater Scholarship

Although it took him some time to settle on a career path, once UNI student Treytun Garcia committed to science, he hit the ground running.
Solar eclipse in totality

UNI students journey to eclipse totality

10 students in Tom Hockey’s Studies in Eclipses class recently shared the experience of traveling to see a total solar eclipse.
Begeman Hall

UNI physics faculty awarded millions to research of biomanufacturing, quantum computers and materials engineering

UNI physics faculty have been awarded three National Science Foundation (NSF) and one Department of Energy (DOE) research grants.