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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

June 2, 2017 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
1117 UCC University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
July 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Recital Hall Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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

Though many words are used to describe members of the armed forces, one that you don’t often hear is “artist.” Like any large group, the American military is comprised of people from all walks of life with many interests and many talents. However, the art of veterans and active service members...
A University of Iowa study shows that college admission officers are more likely to accept low-income students if they have a better understanding of the high schools those students attend. The findings will be discussed at a May 22 symposium at the UI College of Education.
José Diaz, from Melrose Park, Illinois, is graduating from the UI with a degree in finance and will soon be working at JPMorgan & Chase’s Chicago office. Diaz came from humble beginnings and is positioning himself to make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged and marginalized groups.

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.