Programs, events and resources for current UNI Students.
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Creativity is not limited to any one specific field. No matter the career path a student takes, creative ideas and solutions will always be valuable. UNI Panthers of all majors, students and faculty both, have the opportunity to show off their creative thinking by entering the UNIGO Video Competition. Inspired by OK GO’s upcoming performance at the GBPAC, this contest is open to all UNI groups and departments who want to register a team. The suggested size is 3 to 4 people, but there is no limit.
Allison Williams, a UNI STEM ambassador, is a senior in the Textiles and Apparel program at the University of Northern Iowa. However, she was not always looking at that field of study. After 2 years of studying in the medical field, Allison decided she wanted to pursue something more creative.
“My sister had gone through the Textiles and Apparel program and told me to look into it,” she explained. “I liked that there was a mix of both science and creativity. I decided to try it and I never left!”
The University of Northern Iowa Conservation Corps is an initiative funded through a grant from the Roy J.
Math, chemistry, physics, and engineering mixed with logic and rational thought are the perfect combination for a rewarding career. This is what Dr.
Jaclyn Miller is a University of Northern Iowa Junior in Mathematics Education. In 3rd grade she decided that she wanted to be a teacher. “Many kids want to be teachers when they are little. Many grow out of this. I never did,” Jaclyn said.
She came to UNI because she liked the size and felt very comfortable when she came for a campus visit. She wanted a school larger than her high school but not so big that she felt like she would get lost in a crowd. UNI has given her this and so much more.
Science in Action is a project of the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). This year marks the third year of three for the Science in Action grant awarded from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. The purpose is to connect with the general public about environmental and scientific topics important to Iowan communities.
From the University of Northern Iowa campus to the University of Minnesota to African savannas, UNI Alumna, Sarah Huebner is living her life to the fullest. “I wanted to feel like I was making a difference in the world. I wanted a job that made me excited to get out of bed and go to work every day, and being an ecologist, I definitely feel that,” she says.
UNI FREE Program
The UNI Fabulous Resources for Energy Education (FREE) Program provides classroom resources on energy topics and a kit loan/purchase program.
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