Homecoming parade
Sep 28, 2022

UNI prepares for grooviest Homecoming yet

UNI's Homecoming celebration is just around the corner. With the theme of That ‘70s Hoco, this Homecoming is bound to be our grooviest one yet!


UNI Student Wellness Services awarded $300,000 grant to expand suicide and substance abuse prevention efforts
Sep 28, 2022

UNI Student Wellness Services awarded $300,000 grant to expand suicide and substance abuse prevention efforts

As a testament to its commitment to supporting all dimensions of student wellness, the University of Northern Iowa has been awarded a federal grant to build on its already strong foundation of mental health services.


Green Dot logo
Sep 13, 2022

UNI implementing bystander intervention program to create safer campus community

The University of Northern Iowa is implementing Green Dot, a national bystander intervention program, with a formal launch week scheduled for Sept. 19-23.


UNI Ranked No. 2 regional public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report
Sep 12, 2022

UNI Ranked No. 2 regional public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Northern Iowa was named the second-best regional public university in the region — a ranking it’s consistently held for roughly 20 years — in the recently released 2022-2023 Best Colleges report by U.S. News & World Report.


UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students
Sep 08, 2022

UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students

The University of Northern Iowa welcomed an incoming class of 2,200 freshmen and transfer students this fall. This new student cohort includes 764 transfer students, an increase of 23 percent over last year.


De'Veon Harris
Sep 01, 2022

From athlete to mentor, UNI football alum De’Veon Harris helping Cedar Rapids students

A University of Northern Iowa alum and former football player, De'Veon Harris had hopes of playing all the way to the NFL, but injury struck and he had to change directions. Today Harris, a first-generation college graduate who came from a low-income background, is helping Cedar Rapids students reach their goals through his work with Educational Talent Search - a TRIO program that was recently expanded to the Cedar Rapids School District. 


Back to school: Returning UNI students share advice with new Panthers
Aug 31, 2022

Back to school: Returning UNI students share advice with new Panthers

The University of Northern Iowa is once again bustling with life as students return to campus, settle into dorms, houses and apartments and start their first full week of classes. For new students — whether they be freshmen or transferring juniors — so many new people, places and experiences can be a bit overwhelming, but those who have been at UNI for a few years have some great advice to offer.


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