Umar Chohan sitting in armchair, smiling
Nov 22, 2022

UNI’s trauma-informed care Master of Social Work program attracts students from across the country

The trauma-informed care specialization for UNI's Master of Social Work is so unique that it brought Umar Chohan all the way from New Jersey to Iowa.


From ‘labor of love’ to Iowa’s top bourbon maker, UNI alum’s family business puts small-town Swisher on the map
Nov 16, 2022

From ‘labor of love’ to Iowa’s top bourbon maker, UNI alum’s family business puts small-town Swisher on the map

After a successful 30-year career in finance, University of Norther Iowa alum Jeff Quint ('85) felt pulled to follow his true passion and in 2005 opened Cedar Ridge Distillery in Swisher, Iowa, the first distillery to open in the state since prohibition. Cedar Ridge Distillery has since become the top bourbon maker in the state, producing more than 200 barrels a month. 


System of Support in the Cedar Valley -- sponsored by UNI, the College of Social Behavioral Sciences, TRIO Educational Opportunity Center and Center for Urban Education
Oct 31, 2022

System of Support Conference focuses on ‘A Future Without Violence,’ creating safe/healthy families and communities in the Cedar Valley

The University of Northern Iowa welcomes helping professionals to participate in the 2022 System of Support Conference.


UNI’s new human services major meeting needs of online and place-bound learners
Oct 24, 2022

UNI’s new human services major meeting needs of online and place-bound learners


The University of Northern Iowa just rolled out its new human services major, a completely online program, designed for place-bound students who have already achieved an associate’s degree, that combines curriculum from UNI’s five already-established human-services oriented majors — family services, gerontology, psychology, social work and sociology — to create a flexible and dynamic learning experience for students who are unable to attend in-person classes.
 


Afghanistan flag
Oct 24, 2022

Community welcomed to ‘Our Stories: Women of Afghanistan’ panel discussion

The University of Northern Iowa welcomes the community to a panel discussion featuring Afghan women and their stories.


Women in Politics Scholarship recipients
Oct 10, 2022

Scholarship aims to amplify the voices of women in politics

This year's Women in Politics Scholarship recipients include three women who are carving out their own unique paths at the University of Northern Iowa.


Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit
Oct 04, 2022

Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 11

The University of Northern Iowa Department of Political Science welcomes attendees to their upcoming Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit. 


Gary Gute presenting at the European Conference on Positive Psychology
Sep 28, 2022

UNI students find flow through hands-on research opportunities

Two UNI faculty members, an alum, and an undergraduate student all presented on flow at the European Conference on Positive Psychology this summer.


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.


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