CHAS Stories & News

Hannah and Grace Pratt sculpting butter slide

Sculpting a tradition fit for the Iowa State Fair

Since 2006, Hannah and Grace Pratt have spent their summers in the butter cooler at the Iowa State Fair alongside their mom, Sarah Pratt.
Jake Manternach on Guaranteed Rate Field

Designing a dream: UNI graduate’s journey to the Chicago White Sox

A love for sports and art converge for UNI alum Jake Manternach in his role as a senior graphic designer for the Chicago White Sox.
Text reads Gallagher Bluedorn 24-25 Season On Sale June 21 over a swirling blue and purple background with a collage of performing artists

Gallagher Bluedorn Announces 2024-2025 Season Lineup

Tickets are on sale June 21 for Gallagher Bluedorn's 24-25 season lineup, featuring an eclectic mix of world-class performances that will captivate audiences of all ages and tastes.
Kelly Cunningham

Curiosity created a career in UX design for McDonald’s

Kelly Cunningham's many areas of study at UNI have helped her succeed as a UX designer, now working as a senior experience design lead for McDonald’s.
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).
Kaina Geetings on UNI campus

2024 UNI graduate leaves her mark on campus in a unique way

Recent UNI graduate Kaina Geetings has left her mark on UNI campus in the form of a custom spirit font she designed herself.
UNI campus in the summer

TESOL professional development events held in April

Learn about the Iowa Symposium on English Language Teaching and TESOL Club Conference
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.