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Excellence through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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

July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
15 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
July 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
2766 UCC ( Located in 2750 - Division of DEI suite) University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
July 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Iowa Hall University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
39-53 East Jefferson Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Looking for resources?

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. Please click above on our "resources" tab for more information!

Recent News

The University of Iowa’s International Programs office produces a series of 10 pre-arrival webinars for incoming students that provide information about being successful at UI and life in Iowa City and the U.S.
A select group of first-year students from rural Iowa communities is learning about research as Rural Scholars. The program was created five years ago by Scott Shaw, associate professor of chemistry, who wasn’t exposed to research as an undergraduate.
University of Iowa PhD student Dwain Coleman talks about how in the 1800s, free and once-captive African Americans came together in what were called Colored Conventions. Coleman is involved in the first pilot satellite partner of the acclaimed national Colored Conventions Project.

Do action planning with your team!

The campus-wide Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion action plan launched on April 4th! Be sure to connect with your team about ways that you can get and stay involved in the institutional change. Please go to "Action Planning" on our site menu above.