UNI to Be Featured in “The College Tour”

UNI to Be Featured in “The College Tour”

By Caroline Christensen, The Northern Iowan I February 2, 2023

The Panthers are once again on the prowl – for Amazon Prime Video. 

“The College Tour,” an Amazon series which highlights different colleges and universities in the United States, came to UNI fall 2022 to showcase all UNI has to offer. Ten UNI students are featured in different segments exhibiting everything from academics, UNI faculty, how to find a major, activities to do in the Cedar Valley and much more.

“The College Tour” team filmed on campus this fall, capturing 10 students’ unique experiences at UNI along with plenty of footage in iconic campus spaces. Emily Eaves.

The full episode will be released on Amazon Prime Video June 29, but the UNI community can get an exclusive premiere of the episode Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. A pre-show event complete with free food and drinks will be held in the lobby at 6:30 p.m., and the premiere is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. in Davis Hall. The event will also be live streamed on YouTube for those who cannot attend in person. People who can attend the event in person are encouraged to showcase their Panther pride by wearing UNI gear.

UNI’s Director of University Relations, Pete Moris, commends the ten students who participated in the filming of the tour, and encourages people to attend the premiere February 8.

“We have ten students who just nailed it,” Moris said. “They did an amazing job. Really what we were trying to do was get a cross section of not only different backgrounds, majors, and hometowns. Our goal was to find some folks who were passionate about UNI and to share their experiences.”

Moris continued, “(The College Tour) is something unique. I’m not aware of any other colleges in Iowa that are being featured so I think any way we can differentiate UNI from all these other institutions is a good thing.”

To learn more about The College Tour, visit thecollegetour.com.