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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

August 10, 2018 (All day)
Meskwaki Settlement Powwow Site
Battleground Road
Tama, IA 52339
August 11, 2018 (All day)
Meskwaki Settlement Powwow Site
Battleground Road
Tama, IA 52339
September 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
South Room Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
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

  University of Iowa student, Tiffany Baker-Strothkamp, has been awarded a $10,000 Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship. Tiffany is a second year student in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling through the College of Education. Her research interest is...
Matsalyn Brown, executive assistant to three consecutive deans of the Tippie College of Business, first came to Iowa with her family as part of former Governor Robert Ray’s initiative to bring displaced people from Southeast Asia to the state. A member of the Tai Dam, Brown is keeping traditions ...
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” was signed into law on August 17, 2017, and brings significant changes to Veterans’ education benefits over the next few years. Most enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Service Members,...

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.