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UNI’s online Master of Public Policy program ranked top in nation

UNI has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the graduate level by OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD). 
Lexi Gause with Student Leadership Award

How Lexi Gause turns every experience at UNI into a growing opportunity

Lexi Gause, a University of Northern Iowa junior majoring in social work, perfectly exemplifies what a leader should be.
Hillery Oberle, Lexi Gause and Tanya Warren with their awards

UNI leaders recognized at 2023 Women of Persimmon

Three women making a difference at UNI were recognized this week by the YWCA Black Hawk County’s Women of Persimmon awards banquet in Cedar Falls. 
Lexi Gause

UNI student Lexi Gause honored as Newman Civic Fellow

UNI student Lexi Gause is among the 154 New Civic Fellows who make up the 2023-2024 cohort. Gause is a social work major at UNI.
Josh Wilson in front of Capitol Hill

UNI alum builds political career that spans both sides of the aisle

Josh Wilson knew he wanted to do two things after graduating from high school: he wanted to be involved in politics, and he wanted to go to UNI.  
Underground Iowans

Underground Iowans

Through a project led by Associate Professor of History Thomas Connors, the public will have the chance to learn about famous Iowans who changed society.
UNI awarded $250K grant to support teachers and better student outcomes

UNI awarded $250K grant to support teachers and better student outcomes

Thanks to a recent $250,000 grant, faculty members at the University of Northern Iowa will further their research focusing on social and emotional learning, aimed at providing effective support to school personnel, leading to better student outcomes.
UNI students posing in front of photo backdrop for SPEAK Out! Day

INSPIRE Conference 2023: a hands-on experience showcase

At UNI's INSPIRE Student Research & Engagement Conference, you can see a wide variety of academic disciplines, from criminology to physical education.
James McCullagh

Beloved professor James McCullagh leaves $1.1 million legacy gift to student scholarships

A $1.1 million legacy gift by the late professor of social work, James McCullagh, will provide financial support for UNI students pursuing social work.