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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

October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Afro-American Cultural Center
303 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52246
October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
LR2 Van Allen Hall
30 North Dubuque Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Room 240 Art Building West
141 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246

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 University of Iowa is preparing to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 4-11. This year’s theme is “Gold and Black Take Me Back.”
At a UI conference Monday focused on Iowa’s military veterans, author and U.S. Army sergeant Kayla Williams said she supports expanding the roles of women in combat, particularly in cases where women already serve in “attached” combat units.
Fill your mind, not just your belly during the University of Iowa Food for Thought Theme Semester, coming in spring 2015 with “appetizers” going on now.

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.