The summer of 2018 is a time of exploration, design, and creativity for UNI's STEM campers!
Programs, events, and resources for K-12 students and their families.
The use of phone apps help us in our daily lives, in our businesses, and they entertain us. We have our phones to help us know how many steps we have taken each day. We have games on our computers to help us learn new languages, math skills, the list goes on and on. Dr. Lisa Kopf of the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at the University of Northern Iowa is taking these ideas and applying them to her interests in voice research.
Emma Shipley, a senior Biochemistry major, is near the end of her education at the University of Northern Iowa. She has had many challenges and adventures at UNI and will soon be on a new adventure. The question of what do you want to be when you grow up is one of the most common questions asked.
Thinking of how to improve the future of higher education institutions and the future of our society is what Dr. Latricia Hylton does on a daily basis. Dr. Hylton is a mathematics educator and the Mathematics Coordinator at the Academic Learning Center at the University of Northern Iowa.
Few know about the south area the University of Northern Iowa’s Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC), close to the landmark UNI-Dome. This area is home to UNI’s Athletic Training Program. This space is unique from other Athletic Training programs. The facilities athletes use are also where the students learn, have classes and clinical experiences. The aquatic therapy area
Even at a very young age, Amy Hartwig knew that she wanted to serve her country. Her family has a history of being a part of the United States military. Her father, both grandfathers, most of her uncles, and older brother have all served either in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or the Air National Guard. It was in September of her senior year, when she was only 17, that Amy enlisted in the Air National Guard.
If you want to be a teacher, then the University of Northern Iowa is the best school. This is what one of Zulema Argueta’s high school teachers told her when she started to consider becoming a math teacher. She visited the UNI campus during her sophomore year of high school and her decision was made. Zulema loved the campus, especially the size. It is a big university, but not too big. It has been is the perfect fit for her.
Cyber Defense. Seems like something we only see in the movies or hear on the news. Students at the University of Northern Iowa are honing their skills to combat real-life cyber attacks. The UNI’s Cyber Defense Team came in 2nd place in the 2016 Argonne National Lab’s National Cyber Defense Competition near Chicago, Illinois. Sheriff Jorkeh, a first generation college student, is a part of this successful team.