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

November 1, 2014 - 8:00pm to November 2, 2014 - 1:00am
MPR Currier Hall
413 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
November 3, 2014 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm
TILE Rm. 1022 Main Library
125 West Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
November 4, 2014 - 12:30pm to November 5, 2014 - 1:30am
Room 6, near Elevator L and the Melrose Dining Room University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
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

50/50 in 2020 encourages more Iowa women to run for public office, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students are helping the group better reach women interested in politics and public service.
University of Iowa alumna Natalie Gilkison, of Davenport, Iowa, reflects on studying abroad in China while pursuing a bachelor's degree in international studies as well as experiences working with international students, forging some interesting new programs.
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa 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.