UNI’s first-ever para-swimming national champion doesn’t let losing sight stand in her way
Jan 30, 2023

UNI’s first-ever para-swimming national champion doesn’t let losing sight stand in her way

Olivia Chambers has faced immense challenges since losing her sight. It’s taken a lot of adjustment, help from her coaches and teammates and learning how to re-orient herself in the pool, but she is still racking up wins. Most recently, she made the 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Team roster.


Jenna Brandt with Brock Purdy and family in 49ers gear
Jan 26, 2023

NFL playoffs more than a game for former UNI Panther Jenna Brandt

UNI alum Jenna Brandt will be cheering on 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy in the NFC Championship game.


UNI-Dome renovation receives $1.5 million donation from Elite Casino Resorts
Jan 24, 2023

UNI-Dome renovation receives $1.5 million donation from Elite Casino Resorts

Elite Casino Resorts is joining the campaign to renovate the UNI-Dome for the next generation with a $1.5 million investment, the second-largest donation to the project thus far.


Ben Jacobson
Jan 05, 2023

Coach Ben Jacobson takes third spot for Missouri Valley Conference’s all-time wins

UNI men’s basketball head coach Ben Jacobson has passed Dana Altman for third on the Missouri Valley Conference's all-time wins list.


Olivia Chambers swimming
Dec 22, 2022

Student-athlete Olivia Chambers becomes UNI’s first para-swimming national champion

University of Northern Iowa swimmer Olivia Chambers became UNI’s first-ever para-swimming national champion over the weekend.


Former UNI Football Player, Wife Donate $1 Million to UNI-Dome Renovation
Dec 20, 2022

Former UNI football player, wife donate $1 million to UNI-Dome renovation

A member of the powerhouse early-1990s Panther football team has pledged a seven-figure gift to renew the UNI-Dome for the next generation. 


Community-driven dedication takes Jamison Whiting from UNI Football to one of the largest law firms in the country
Dec 08, 2022

Community-driven dedication takes Jamison Whiting from UNI Football to one of the largest law firms in the country

Jamison Whiting, a corporate attorney at a prestigious Minneapolis law firm, is a positive force in his community, driven by his experience at UNI and a desire to help underrepresented communities.


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