Student holds a newly caset bell that says "UNI" on the side
Feb 03, 2023

Students gain authentic experience through commemorative handbell project

Hands-on learning is at the heart of a UNI education, and that’s especially true for the industry-focused Department of Applied Engineering and Technical Management.


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.


Former UNI Football Player, Wife Donate $1 Million to UNI-Dome Renovation
Dec 20, 2022

Former UNI football player, wife donate $1 million to UNI-Dome renovation

A member of the powerhouse early-1990s Panther football team has pledged a seven-figure gift to renew the UNI-Dome for the next generation. 


"Our Tomorrow" UNI Mugs
Nov 30, 2022

UNI JPEC student making handmade ceramics for ‘Our Tomorrow’ campaign

Anna Gilbreath thought it was a joke at first. She was staring at an email from the University of Northern Iowa’s UNI Foundation asking if she, under her handmade ceramics business Anna Grace Creates, could make 275 mugs and 50 planters with branding for the “Our Tomorrow” fundraising campaign. She excitedly responded yes.


UNI focuses Giving Tuesday initiatives on student access and success
Nov 29, 2022

UNI focuses Giving Tuesday initiatives on student access and success

This Giving Tuesday, the University of Northern Iowa is harnessing the generosity of alumni and friends to support accessible education. 


UNI's Director of Athletics talks about UNI-Dome renovations on The Steele Report
Nov 21, 2022

UNI Director of Athletics David Harris details UNI-Dome renovations on The Steele Report

UNI Director of Athletics David Harris is featured on The Steele Report to share the plans and fundraising underway to improve the UNI-Dome.  The episode was broadcast on Sunday, November 20, 2022.


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. 


UNI Campanile
Nov 04, 2022

Distinguished Awards Celebration honors notable UNI alumni and friends

University of Northern Iowa President Mark A. Nook, the UNI Alumni Association and the UNI Foundation will honor alumni and friends of the university at the President’s Distinguished Awards Celebration, on Friday, November 4.


Campanile
Oct 10, 2022

University of Northern Iowa launches $250 Million Our Tomorrow fundraising campaign

The University of Northern Iowa is officially launching Our Tomorrow: The Campaign for UNI with a campus celebration Friday evening during Homecoming. 


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