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Andre Perry hired as the director of arts, engagement and inclusion and senior advisor

Andre Perry hired as the new Director of arts, engagement and inclusion and senior advisor in the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Iowa.
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Update: University begins renaming process to support new Office of Institutional Equity

The University of Iowa is taking action to streamline the process to report free speech violations, bias, discrimination, equity, and sexual misconduct by forming the Office of Institutional Equity.
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Tabitha Wiggins named Director of the Center for Diversity and Enrichment

Announcement of Tab Wiggins appointment to the full-time role of Director of the Center for Diversity and Enrichment.
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LGBTQ+ Student Organization Changes Name to Honor History

Spectrum UI changes the name of its organization to Queer Liberation Front, honoring the history of the organization. The organization was founded under the name Gay Liberation Front in 1970. 

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Global Alumni Spotlight Series: Alfredo Vergara

Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Join us for the first International Programs Global Alumni Spotlight Series of the fall semester featuring Dr. Alfredo Vergara (PhD '93, MS '90, BSE '86), CDC country director and Division of Global HIV and TB program director for Mozambique. Dr. Vergara will talk with UI International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russ Ganim about his University of Iowa ties as well as his impressive career in global public health. The event will take place virtually via Zoom on September 23, 2021, from…
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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to…
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10th Annual Charles A. Hale Lecture

Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 10th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "Popular Cosmopolitanism: Cinema, Genre and Mediation in Mid-Century Mexico" delivered virtually by Ignacio Sánchez Prado on Thursday, September 23, 6-7:30 p.m. The Hale Lecture honors the memory of Professor Charles A. Hale (1930-2008), a specialist in Latin American liberalism and intellectual history. He was a distinguished scholar and faculty member at the University of Iowa from 1966-1997. …
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10th Annual Charles A Hale Lecture: Ignacio Sánchez Prado

Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 10th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "Popular Cosmopolitanism: Cinema, Genre and Mediation in Mid-Century Mexico" delivered virtually by Ignacio Sánchez Prado on Thursday, September 23, 6 - 7:30 pm (CDT).  If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Isabela Flores at isabela-flores@uiowa.edu. 
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Field Trip to Des Moines

Saturday, September 25, 2021 (all day)
Interested in taking a day trip to Des Moines? Participants will be able to tour Justin Favela's: Central American exhibit at Des Moines Art Center and end the trip with a visit to the Latino Festival in Des Moines.   This event is open to the first 30 students who register with the link below. Any sign-up's beyond the 30 will automatically go to a waitlist.   This will be an all-day trip with transportation and entrance fees into the Latino Heritage Festival included. There are portions of…
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Black & Goal'd Remix Tailgate

Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:30am to 2:30pm
Slater Hall
Join us for a substance-free tailgate before the Hawks take on the Colorado State Rams! Enjoy food, music, lawn games, and prizes!
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