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Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

Students have expressed frustration over lack of faculty in the Construction Management program.

Lack of professors prompts outcry from students, alumni

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor May 5, 2022

Construction Management Program students and alums express concern regarding lack of full-time faculty UNI’s Construction Management Program will be receiving a $44 million dollar renovation for their...

Karla De Bruin, Managing Editor for the NI, says farewell to the newspaper.

Managing Editor bids adieu after two and a half years with the NI

KARLA DE BRUIN, Managing Editor May 5, 2022

My time at the Northern Iowan has been amazing. I truly feel like I got to be on the sidelines of history here at UNI. I started working here in Nov. 2019, so I got to be here during COVID-19. I got to...

Heather Harbach, pictured above, is the new VP of Student Life.

Heather Harbach begins as new VP of Student Life

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor May 5, 2022

Although Heather Harbach – the new vice president for student life – has only been at UNI for a few short weeks, she already feels at home in UNI’s tight knit campus community. “I just love...

Students volunteer hands-on as part of their service-leading project. As a group, they raised money to provide 10,000 meals for those in need.

Students raise money for food insecurity

May 2, 2022

Over coffee at a local coffee shop with Dr. Holly Donohoe, Associate Professor and Director of the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Barb Prather, Executive Director...

Advertising campaign development students take home the championship at the AAF District 8 National Student Advertising Competition.

UNI takes first place in AAF competition

MADDIE DAVIS, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

UNI students enrolled in advertising campaign development were thrilled to place first at the AAF District 8 National Student Advertising Competition.  The American Advertising Federation (AAF) puts...

Numerous UNI digital media students were award recipients from two competitive film competitions this year including the National Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences Upper Midwest Emmy foundation.

UNI digital media students win big


Several UNI Digital Media students were the award recipients from two competitive and prestigious film competitions this year. Between the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest...

The dementia simulation is open to anyone interested in the experience. UNI students and faculty were involved in the development of the simulation.

Dementia simulation helps raise awareness

MALLORY SCHMITZ April 28, 2022

With the help of UNI professors and students,  the first dementia simulation house is founded in the state of Iowa The city of Cedar Falls is no stranger to historic homes. However, one unassuming house...

GBPAC is looking for student employees to help with the Blue Man Group concert.

Student help needed at Blue Man Group performance

Press Release April 28, 2022

The GBPAC is running short on stagehands for the Blue Man Group set up on Monday. They are looking for at least 25 people to work Monday starting at 6 a.m. for 8-10 solid hours.   They would report...

Hartman Reserve recently received an endorsement from AllTrails, which is a fitness and trail app used world-wide.

Wellness Program at Hartman Reserve Endorsed by International Trail Organization

Press Release April 28, 2022

A free, outdoor-wellness program at Hartman Reserve will be launched in mid-May and already has the endorsement of AllTrails, a fitness and travel mobile app used world-wide in outdoor recreational activities....

Active Minds, established in 2016, hosts events to bring awareness to mental health like the Field of Flags where students write positive messages and put them on Lawther Field

Stress Less week begins

MADDIE DAVIS, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

Active Minds to host various events centered around mental health from April 24-29 Students are encouraged to join Active Minds for Stress Less Week from April 24-April 29. They will be hosting various...

Associate Dean of Humanities, Steve Carrigan, will moderate a panel discussing the impact of COVID-19 on mental health May 19.

UNI to host panel on COVID-19, mental health

April 25, 2022

Steve Carignan, Associate Dean College of Humanities, UNI will moderate a Panel discussing the impact of COVID-19 on Iowans’ mental health on Thursday, May 19 from 12 to 1 at the Van G. Miller Adult...

Uprising Magazine dedicated their latest issue to sustainability in honor of Earth Day  with a secondhand clothing sale.

Uprising hosts secondhand clothing sale

SYDNEY COLOFF, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

With the rise in fast fashion brands like Fashion Nova and Shein, it’s never been easier or more affordable to buy a new wardrobe every season. Historically trends take years to come into popularity...

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