UNI Foundation Stories & News

Stan Poe, Katy Harbaugh, and Andy Poe in front of the UNI-Dome

Poe family announces major gift to UNI-Dome renovation

A local family of multi-generational UNI graduates have announced a major donation to create a vibrant future for Panther Athletics.
Aegon Transamerica Foundation-UNI TRIO Scholarship with Aegon Transamerica staff members

Aegon Transamerica Foundation awards $50,000 to support first-generation students in Cedar Rapids through UNI Center for Urban Education

A two-year grant provided is helping to increase access to higher education for low-income and first-generation college bound students.
The Fick family in UNI gear

Fick family pledges major contribution to UNI-Dome campaign

In honor of the family’s investment, the Ficks will be recognized with a premier named space in the new UNI-Dome facility.
Jenna Meyer

Jenna Meyer awarded inaugural David W. Wilson Scholars Endowed Fund Scholarship, securing full-ride to UNI

The University of Northern Iowa proudly announces Jenna Meyer as the inaugural recipient of the David W. Wilson Scholars Endowed Fund Scholarship.
Helicopter lowering materials onto UNI-Dome

Phase I of UNI-Dome renovation officially underway to replace fabric roof

In an endeavor to rejuvenate the iconic UNI-Dome, Phase I of its renovation kicked off on a sunny Sunday morning,
Michael and Mary “Lynn” Wright, in Bermuda, a frequent and special destination for the couple.

Giving Back to Caregivers

Learning of UNI’s plans to establish a standalone Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, Michael Wright, ’69, knew he had found a perfect way to create something positive from his loss.
UNI Good Neighbor Iowa student fellows during a Practical Backyard Tour

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust awards $425,000 to UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education

A multi-year grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust will support student-led environmental health projects.
TC, TK and President Nook holding giant check for $8,331.10

“Baddest Cats” gives more than $8,300 back to UNI students

UNI can proudly announce $8,331.10 has been added to the general scholarship fund thanks to purchasing the inaugural design of TC’s Tee.

City of Cedar Falls commits $3M to UNI-Dome renovation

The City of Cedar Falls will provide $3 million to support the University of Northern Iowa's comprehensive renovation to the UNI-Dome.
Purple, teal and gold arrows graphic

Equipping our school leaders for challenging times

Educational leadership faculty and alumni discuss the current state of educational leadership at UNI and at K-12 schools around the state.