Wrestler with his arms up victoriously
Oct 02, 2023

University of Northern Iowa expands Our Tomorrow fundraising campaign to include new wrestling training facility

UNI is expanding the scope of the largest fundraising effort ever to include a new wrestling training facility, pending approval from the Iowa Board of Regents. 

Students walking on UNI campus
Sep 12, 2023

UNI Foundation surpasses $58 million in giving in a record-breaking fundraising year

The University of Northern Iowa Foundation received a record $58.4 million in gifts from alumni and friends of UNI during the 2022-2023 fiscal year. 

UNI campus
Aug 16, 2023

John Deere grant to support college access and readiness for Waterloo youth

A $25,000 grant from John Deere will bolster the University of Northern Iowa’s efforts to increase access to higher education for Waterloo students. 

UNI President Mark Nook behind podium at UNI@DMACC event
Jul 10, 2023

Prairie Meadows awards $350,000 to support UNI partnership with DMACC

A legacy grant from Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino will expand access to affordable, high-quality bachelor's degrees through the UNI@DMACC partnership.

Cathy Irvine at Irvine Prairie dedication
Jun 09, 2023

Dedication celebrates the expansion of Irvine Prairie

On Friday, June 9 the University of Northern Iowa celebrated the expansion of Irvine Prairie near Dysart. 

Eight individuals break ground on GBPAC renovation and expansion with shovels
Jun 09, 2023

Gallagher Bluedorn breaks ground on renovation and expansion project

Thursday afternoon, Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn and donors to its renovation project gathered outside the facility to celebrate a groundbreaking.

Man playing carillon in 1958
Apr 28, 2023

Campanile renovations are an opportunity to revisit history

Dive into Rod Library’s Special Collections and University Archives, which consist of more than 100,000 documents, photographs, catalogs, news articles, yearbooks and more.

Jim and Bonnie Raasch
Apr 25, 2023

UNI-Dome renovation receives $250,000 boost from Cedar Rapids couple

The UNI-Dome gift adds to the Raaschs' enduring philanthropic giving across many areas of the university including scholarships for student-athletes in track and field, cross country, volleyball, women's basketball and football, as well as an endowed scholarship for education majors.

The Steele Report
Apr 22, 2023

UNI details Return of the Bells on KWWL's The Steele Report

UNI's Hillery Oberle and Leslie Prideaux joined Ron Steele on The Steele Report to talk about the upcoming celebration, which begins May 1.

Newly-restored Campanile bells return to UNI on May 1 How to move more than 15 tons of brass bells across the Midwest Carrying on nearly 100 years of history — meet UNI’s Guild of Carillonneurs

Hillery Oberle, Lexi Gause and Tanya Warren with their awards
Apr 14, 2023

UNI leaders recognized at 2023 Women of Persimmon

Three women making a difference at UNI were recognized this week by the YWCA Black Hawk County’s Women of Persimmon awards banquet in Cedar Falls.