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 21, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Illinois Theater Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
October 21, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House
430 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
October 22, 2016 (All day)
Third floor Iowa Memorial Union UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom
125 North Madison 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

Lia Plakans, associate professor of education at the University of Iowa, discusses the high demand for bilingual teachers in Iowa.
Co-organizers Lena Hill and Michael Hill are providing students with the opportunity to meet and develop mentoring relationships with African American alumni.
During a 1959 visit to the University of Iowa campus, Martin Luther King Jr. stressed what he saw as a growing obstacle to social progress: apathy.

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.