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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 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Check-in at the Career Center reception desk on the 3rd floor Pomerantz Center
213 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
February 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Check-in at the Career Center reception desk on the 3rd floor Pomerantz Center
213 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
February 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Check-in at the Career Center reception desk on the 3rd floor Pomerantz Center
213 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

Denise Martinez, MD, has been named associate dean for cultural affairs and diversity initiatives in the UI Carver College of Medicine, effective Feb. 1, 2019. Martinez, who is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has served as assistant dean of cultural affairs and...
A $285,000 grant from the Iowa Governor’s STEM Council will help the University of Iowa expand its STEM Innovator program, which encourages Iowa middle and high school students to become entrepreneurs or consider careers in innovative STEM fields.
On January 16, 2019, Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers gave a presentation to the campus community regarding progress and priorities in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  “The focus on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive...

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.