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

July 23, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Iowa City Pedestrian Mall
14 South Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
July 23, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Room 200 Communications Center
116 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
July 25, 2016 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Room 200 Communications Center
116 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242

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

During the three-week Summer Enrichment Institute, Iowa City Community School District secondary students from underrepresented populations wrote about challenges they've faced and created art to accompany the essays. The students, who completed the program Friday with a science fair at Macbride ...
A unique collaboration among Big Ten theater departments is commissioning plays starring, written by, and directed by women as part of its New Play Initiative.
Brooke Kelley knew pretty much from the start she would come to the University of Iowa when she was among the first high school juniors to participate in Tippie Gateway, which introduces students from underrepresented groups to college and careers in business.

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.