UNI student documents campus experience through podcast, “Black Girl in College”
Jan 31, 2023

UNI student documents campus experience through podcast, “Black Girl in College”

Mo Ponton, a junior majoring in social work at the University of Northern Iowa, and her best friend Kierra Jack, an interior design major at ISU, launched a podcast called "Black Girl in College," in which they discuss their college experiences and challenges as Black women. 


UNI’s first-ever para-swimming national champion doesn’t let losing sight stand in her way
Jan 30, 2023

UNI’s first-ever para-swimming national champion doesn’t let losing sight stand in her way

Olivia Chambers has faced immense challenges since losing her sight. It’s taken a lot of adjustment, help from her coaches and teammates and learning how to re-orient herself in the pool, but she is still racking up wins. Most recently, she made the 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Team roster.


UNI to welcome artist Shannon Taggart to discuss exhibition and new book
Jan 27, 2023

UNI to welcome artist Shannon Taggart to discuss exhibition and new book


The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will welcome artist Shannon Taggart to campus for a discussion on her new book “Séance, followed by a book signing,” on Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Kamerick Art Building. 


Panther Marching Band in front of a castle in Spain
Jan 25, 2023

Panther Marching Band performs for more than 1.5 million people in Spain

Members of the University of Northern Iowa's Panther Marching Band spent part of their winter break in Madrid, Spain, to perform in the Three Kings Parade.


UNI-Dome renovation receives $1.5 million donation from Elite Casino Resorts
Jan 24, 2023

UNI-Dome renovation receives $1.5 million donation from Elite Casino Resorts

Elite Casino Resorts is joining the campaign to renovate the UNI-Dome for the next generation with a $1.5 million investment, the second-largest donation to the project thus far.


UNI’s annual RA conference to bring 500+ attendees from across the Midwest to Cedar Falls
Jan 23, 2023

UNI’s annual RA conference to bring 500+ attendees from across the Midwest to Cedar Falls

The University of Northern Iowa’s 32nd annual RA Conference to bring more than 500 resident assistants from 45 schools across 10 states to the Cedar Falls area.


UNI Campus
Dec 27, 2022

Here’s a look at some of UNI’s Top Stories of 2022

2022 was a fantastic year at the University of Northern Iowa!  Here are some of our favorite stories of the year.


UNI ceramics students sculpt their futures with fundamentals, state-of-the-art kilns
Dec 19, 2022

UNI ceramics students sculpt their futures with fundamentals, state-of-the-art kilns

Whether interested in sculpting, design or creating functional items, UNI's ceramics program offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of paths while gaining hands-on experience working with an exceptional array of professional-grade equipment.


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