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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 21, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
CDE Multipurpose Room University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
February 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
February 22, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Congregational Church
30 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

Hong Kong University students are working with UI students as part of the Virtual International Project Team program, a year-long design challenge that prepares students to work across borders. Long-standing partner Aix-Marseille University in France will continue to participate.
The ICDD is fortunate to have a strong partner in the University of Iowa to help guide us on our way to a healthier, more welcoming environment. Tom Rocklin, vice president of Student Life; Tonya Villhauer, coordinator of the Partnership for Alcohol Safety; and Georgina Dodge, UI’s chief diversity...
A program on campus gives University of Iowa faculty and staff the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for creating an inclusive environment. Building University of Iowa Leader for Diversity is a joint initiative created last year by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Learning &...

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.