Faculty Stories & News

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UNI physics faculty awarded millions to research of biomanufacturing, quantum computers and materials engineering

UNI physics faculty have been awarded three National Science Foundation (NSF) and one Department of Energy (DOE) research grants.
Danny Galyen conducting

UNI’s Danny Galyen earns “lifetime achievement award” for band directors

The University of Northern Iowa's Danny Galyen was recently inducted into the American Bandmasters Association.
Art Cox

Real estate award named for longtime UNI professor Art Cox

UNI’s Wilson College of Business is proud to establish the Arthur T. Cox Real Estate Champion Award.
Total solar eclipse

UNI professor readies class for April 8 total solar eclipse

Some people chase storms, but Thomas Hockey, professor of astronomy at UNI, chases something much more rare and short-lived: solar eclipses.
Jeremy Schraffenberger

UNI English professor receives prestigious Harvard University Dearborn Fellowship

Jeremy Schraffenberger, professor of English and co-editor of the North American Review, has been awarded the Harvard University Dearborn Fellowship.
Jesse Wilcox

UNI’s Jesse Wilcox named to National Science Teachers Association board of directors

UNI's Jesse Wilcox has been named director of professional learning in science education on the board of directors for the National Science Teachers Association.
Vince Gotera

Gov. Kim Reynolds appoints UNI Professor Vince Gotera as Iowa Poet Laureate

Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed UNI’s Vince Gotera, professor in the Department of Languages & Literatures, to serve a two-year term as Iowa Poet Laureate.
Amy Igou works one-on-one with a student

Amy Igou appointed as Hogan-Hansen Master of Accounting Director at UNI

The University of Northern Iowa's Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is on an exciting growth trajectory, with the David W. Wilson College of Business forging a significant partnership with regional accounting firm Hogan-Hansen. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment as it appoints Amy Igou as the inaugural Hogan-Hansen Master of Accounting Director.
Suzanne Freedman

CDC guidance includes UNI professor’s research

The Center for Disease Control has cited UNI professor Suzanne Freedman's work on forgiveness in a recent publication.
Robert Earle shaking hands with David Wilson

Robert Earle appointed inaugural Wilson Ethics Fellow to boost ethics education at UNI

One of the impacts of David Wilson's historic $25 million donation to UNI is Robert Earle being named the first Wilson Ethics Fellow.