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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

August 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
East Room Colloton Pavilion
160 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
August 4, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
August 5, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2114 Med Labs

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

Margaret Walker’s poetry collection "For My People" received top honors in the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in 1942. UI archivist David McCartney says the work is as timely now as it was then.
Tonya Peeples, College of Engineering associate dean for diversity and outreach, and director of the Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering program, has been selected by the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) as a recipient of its new...
Nearly 20 women in Bahrain and Jordan participated in A Room of One’s Own: Developing the Authorial Voice, a distance-learning course offered by the UI International Writing Program. The course focused on issues of artistic identity while fostering participants’ authorial voices and building a...

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.