We understand the link between diversity and excellence in education.

At the University of Iowa we embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming environment for all members of our community. This commitment includes all of our students, staff, and faculty as they pursue their goals here at Iowa.

Upcoming Events

December 1, 2015 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Old Capitol Museum
21 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
December 1, 2015 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
December 1, 2015 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
101 Biology Building East
210 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Become engaged in our diversity efforts.

Sign up for a workshop or class and advance your understanding of other cultures. Join a committee or organization that focuses on diversity. Attend a diversity-related performance or lecture. Become a conversation partner with someone from another country.

Recent News

The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Amy Brewster, International Programs' constituent relations manager.
Amanda Haertling Thein and Kate E. Kedley published a chapter in "Beyond Borders: Queer eros and ethos (ethics) in LGBTQ young adult literature."
Sherry K. Watt, an associate professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs program in the UI College of Education, an African-American woman, and a two-time breast cancer survivor, ponders the question, "What would happen if we banded together to fight the disease of racism as we do cancer...

Need more alone time?

Read an article or book that provides a perspective different from your own or that enhances your knowledge of other cultures, or turn to the internet: our new website is designed to connect you with resources and events close to home.