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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

April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Main Lounge, 1st floor Afro American Cultural Center
303 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52246
April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Shambaugh Auditorium University of Iowa Main Library
125 West Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Frank Conroy Reading Room Dey House
507 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

The law firm conducting a review of the University of Iowa’s employment policies and practices has submitted its first report. It includes an analysis of the university’s community policies on human rights, anti-harassment, sexual harassment, anti-retaliation, and violence, as well as policies...
As director of diversity programs and K–12 outreach in the University of Iowa College of Engineering, Tracy Peterson looks for ways to increase STEM learning opportunities for minority children. A citizen of the Navajo Nation, he also helped revitalize the annual UI Powwow, an event spotlighting...
Lilián Sánchez, vice president of University of Iowa Student Government and a first-generation student, has helped organize the inaugural First-Generation Summit to help others overcome obstacles she faced as the first person in her family to attend college.

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.