They teach about life in the real world.
With a mentoring mindset, UNI professors actively connect study concepts to tangible projects. They encourage you to get out of your comfort zone and try new things. And, whether it’s trying a new teaching method, exploring innovative care for aging adults, testing new music compositions or developing your own economic policy theory, if your approach doesn’t hit the nail on the head the first time, no worries, they’ll stand by your side, handing you a hammer to try again.
"I have a go-to professor I count on for advice. Whether it’s related to classroom work or my student teaching experiences, she is always kind and willing to help out."
"My professors are very helpful and motivating – offering good advice for school and beyond."