UNI Foundation Stories & News


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.
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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.
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University of Northern Iowa approved to plan court sports training facility

UNI will begin planning a court sports training facility for the Panthers men’s and women’s basketball programs, as well as UNI’s volleyball team.
President Mark Nook and Jim Jermier with Ron Steele

President Nook, Jim Jermier discuss Our Tomorrow on "The Steele Report"

University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook and Jim Jermier took part in a recent taping of "The Steele Report."
Rendering of UNI Wrestling training room

UNI releases additional renderings of new wrestling training facility

The University of Northern Iowa has unveiled additional conceptual renderings of its new wrestling training facility.
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UNI names Brian Gabel as new alumni association president

The University of Northern Iowa has announced Brian Gabel as the new assistant vice president for alumni engagement and annual giving and president of the UNI Alumni Association.
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Robert Earle appointed inaugural Wilson Ethics Fellow to boost ethics education at UNI

One of the impacts of David Wilson's historic $25 million donation to UNI is Robert Earle being named the first Wilson Ethics Fellow.
A bolder, brighter tomorrow

UNI reaches Our Tomorrow goal early, raises goal to $300M

The UNI Foundation has identified a stretch goal of $300 million by 2026 to fund campus priorities via the Our Tomorrow campaign.
Zac and Sara Phillips inside UNI-Dome

Phillips family pledges major gift to UNI-Dome campaign

A $300,000 gift from Zac and Sara Phillips of Denver, Colorado, will help build the next generation UNI-Dome for the Cedar Valley.
UNI Impact: Vol. 1, Issue 3-4 2022

UNI Impact: Faculty/Staff Scholarly Publications & Featured Awards Newsletter

The newest bi-annual issue of the UNI Impact: Faculty/Staff Scholarly Publications & Featured Awards Newsletter, which covers the period of April- December 2022.  The newsletter highlights the wide range of scholarship, research, and other scholarly work UNI faculty, students, and staff produced. The newsletter is a joint effort of the Rod Library, Research & Sponsored Programs, and UNI Foundation—the newsletter shares current published scholarly works and recently funded external sponsored awards.