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 15, 2018 - 2:30pm to 2:50pm
Learning Commons, Group Area C University of Iowa Main Library
125 West Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
August 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
University of Iowa Pentacrest
1 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
August 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Room W10 Pappajohn Business Building
21 East Market 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 faculty, staff, students, and a representative of the Iowa City community have been named to the search committee to replace Georgina Dodge, the UI’s former chief diversity officer, who resigned in 2017 for a similar position at Bucknell University.
The University of Iowa College of Education is collaborating with K–12 schools in a new program to encourage gifted students in rural areas of Iowa to take rigorous STEM classes and pursue careers in those fields.
Mechanical engineering research scholar Min-yeong Moon will attend 2018 Rising Stars workshop

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.