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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

February 27, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:50pm
1117 MERF Medical Education Research Facility
375 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52246
February 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
March 2, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
315 Phillips Hall
16 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

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

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent with The Atlantic and author of The Beautiful Struggle, presented "A Deeper Black: Race in America” to a packed Englert Theatre on Feb. 25. Coates also participated in a community conversation featuring a panel of UI faculty, students and staff, and...
Sue Buckley, the University of Iowa’s long-time vice president for human resources, has announced that she will retire on June 30.
The University of Iowa is presenting "A Deeper Black: Race in America," a lecture by Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent with The Atlantic and author of “The Beautiful Struggle,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Englert Theatre. At the conclusion of the lecture, Coates will moderate 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.