Glynis Worthington with pickleball paddle at dissertation defense
May 18, 2023

At age 61, the study of pickleball led Glynis Worthington to earn her doctorate

For Glynis Worthington, the decision to return to the workforce for the first time in 22 years started with earning her Doctor of Education.

11 UNI students holding up UNI flag on Adventure Trip
May 15, 2023

From exploring canyons to climbing mountains – adventure awaits UNI students

UNI students who are dreaming of adventure need look no further than the Adventure Trip program, housed in the HRCS department.

John Speer holding Educational Leadership Legacy Award with wife
May 11, 2023

AEA head John Speer earns Educational Leadership Legacy Award

John Speer, chief administrator with the Grant Wood Area Education Agency in Cedar Rapids, has received the 2023 UNI Educational Leadership Legacy Award. 

UNI graduate hugging President Nook at Commencement
May 11, 2023

UNI celebrates more than 1,400 spring graduates

Commencement is right around the corner, and the University of Northern Iowa has more than 1,400 graduates to celebrate!

Sharon Elliott and Hannah Bustamante in the classroom
May 08, 2023

Mentoring the next generation of teachers

Learn more about the crucial role mentor teachers play in building the next generation of educators. 

Colleen Mulholland
May 08, 2023

Thank you to our teachers!

UNI College of Education Dean Colleen Mulholland shares a few words about the importance of educators for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Reegan Zinkula standing in front of a white board in her classroom
May 08, 2023

Teacher education students share experiences in the classroom

At UNI, teacher education students learn to appreciate the work of teachers more than the average person when they get in the classroom and start teaching.

Jesús Lizárraga Estrada
May 01, 2023

UNI’s director of Student Success & Retention is paying it forward for students

Read about Jesús Lizárraga Estrada’s journey from being a first-generation college student to helping students succeed while earning his doctorate.