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 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
International Commons (Room 1117) University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
October 5, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
North and South Rooms Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
October 6, 2015 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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

One in 10 University of Iowa undergraduate students is Chinese and interest continues to grow. Part of this interest is fueled by Chinese President Xi Jingpin's long-standing relationship with the state of Iowa and Gov. Terry Branstad, as well as UI's reputation for academic excellence...
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today we visit with Military and Veteran Educational Specialist Travis Arment.
Nadia Doubiany was the only UI student to participate in a 2015 summer study program in Cuba, and she says the experience is already paying dividends. Students can learn about the wide range of study abroad opportunities available at the UI Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 15.

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.